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Landscape & Ecology Operative

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Landscape & Ecology Operative

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

The M40 motorway is just over 123 km long linking London M25 with Birmingham. The contract is for routine maintenance and incident response. 

Operatives will be expected to undertake other tasks for which they are suitably trained when working night shifts. You will be paid based on an average 42-hour working week.

Optional overtime is available 

You will be working as part of the Landscape and Ecology team carrying out essential maintenance works, including but not limited to: 

Job description

Reporting to the Team Leader or Foreman any hazards on site.

Care for own Health & Safety and that of fellow workers. 

Grass cutting and strimming. 
Tree felling. 
Hedgerow clearance. 
Ditch clearance. 
Pond management. 
Use of pesticides. 

  • All staff must behave professionally at all times.
  • Health and Safety is an integral part of Egis and thus machinery and equipment must be kept in good working condition and any faults reported as per Company policy
  • Ensure daily driver checks are undertaken on any vehicle before commencing network activity 
  • Complete appropriate paperwork relative to the task and ensure that the records are passed onto your Team Leader. 
  • Keep lorries and vans clean and tidy 
  • Ensure that PPE is kept clean and in good condition 
  • Ensure that near misses and hazards are reported promptly. 
  • Actively participate in briefings and training to enable all duties to be carried out safely and sustainably.
  • You must attend all training arranged for you by the Company.
  • Actively participate in encouraging a positive attitude towards health, safety, and the environment.


Job Details:

  • You will be required to work a 42-hour week.
    Working hours would be Monday – Thursday 07:00 – 16:00 and Friday 07:00 – 15:30 with occasional night work as and when required.
  • You will receive 26 days holiday per year as well as bank holidays.
  • The hourly wage is £13.67.
  • There is an additional £100 per week when working on a standby rota for emergency tree works.
  • PPE will be provided.
  • You will be entered into the company pension scheme.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


Milton Common

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required

Less than 2 years