Metcalfe Plant Hire Limited was established in 1971 in Cumbria and has grown to become one of the North of England’s largest construction plant hire businesses. Based in Penrith Cumbria, the company offers all construction industry plant, equipment and machinery hire, and compliments this with a construction & civil engineering business in its main-stream business operations.

The Company prides itself on its flexibility and dedication to ensure satisfaction to all Customers and Clients. This ethos has been the cornerstone of our strategy and culture and has resulted in generating repeat business from our core key Clients and Customers over many years.

Due to continued expansion, we are seeking to recruit a number of new roles to join the existing team here at Metcalfe Plant Hire Ltd.

Metcalfe Plant Hire is an Equal Opportunity employer

Civil Engineering Drainage Operatives

Due to continued expansion within our Contracting Department, we are seeking to recruit a Drainage Operatives for an immediate start to carry out works in the Penrith and Carlisle area.

The successful candidates would have previous Civil Engineering main contractor experience to support the installation of residential infrastructure and deep drainage.

Licence/Certification

  • UK driving licence (preferred)
  • CSCS card

Negotiable Rates of pay – dependent on experience

If you have the necessary qualifications, skills and experience and this opportunity is of interest, please email jobs@metcalfe-plant-hire.co.uk  with an up-to-date CV or call Stuart Metcalfe on 01768 868686 for further information

Metcalfe Plant Hire is an Equal Opportunity employer

Civil Engineering Drainage Foreman

Due to continued expansion within our Contracting Department, we are seeking to recruit a Drainage Foreman. The successful candidate would have previous Civil Engineering main contractor experience to support primarily the installation of residential infrastructure and deep drainage.

The main duties will include:

  1. Setting up and co-ordinating the works
  2. Checking that materials, plant, equipment, and labour are on site to meet with contract and programme requirements.
  3. To monitor and produce good quality of work.
  4. Ensuring safety plans and method statements are adhered to onsite by all operatives and sub-contractors.
  5. Ensure there is a safe system of work in the place for all sites.
  6. Be able to write and keep a daily diary/record sheet.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Site Foreman experience
  • Be able to supervise a team.
  • Confident in taking information from drawings.
  • Good knowledge of Groundworks and Civil Engineering
  • Must have a valid UK driving licence.
  • SSSTS preferred
  • CSCS card

Salary: Competitive and Negotiable Rates of pay – dependent on experience

If you have the necessary qualifications, skills and experience and this opportunity is of interest, please email jobs@metcalfe-plant-hire.co.uk  with an up-to-date CV or call Stuart Metcalfe on 01768 868686 for further information

Metcalfe Plant Hire is an Equal Opportunity employer