Piling Operative

Employer Information

Lagan Specialist Contracting Group

E: recruitment@laganscg.com

T: 028 9045 5531

W: https://laganscg.com/

FK Lowry (part of the Lagan Specialist Contracting Group) is now recruiting for Piling Operatives

Job Title:                   Piling Operatives: Rig Drivers, Banksmen, Concrete Pump Operator
Company:                 FK Lowry
Reporting to:             Piling Supervisor/ Contracts Manager

Main Purpose:           To work within individual piling unit employed to install driven or bored foundations for the Construction Industry.
Key Tasks:                 The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive.

  • Control movements of piling rig and associated plant on site.
  • Co-ordinate and direct deliveries of materials on site.
  • Assist with site set-up and clearance of plant and materials from site.
  • Assist with any daily duties on site as directed by piling supervisor.
  • Maintain and update basic site records as required.
  • Comply with Company Health and Safety Regulations and safety procedures.
  • Attend safety and skills training as directed by the Contracts Manager.

Key Relationships:

  • It is essential that very good relations are established and maintained with work supervisor and fellow operatives.
  • Good relationships with all personnel, especially key personnel, are essential as this is fundamental to the success of the business.

Main Challenges:

  • The ability to complete projects by working to deadlines.
  • Ensuring Health and Safety procedures are adhered to at all times especially when working under pressure.
  • To manage working away from home for prolonged periods.

Essential Criteria:

  • Basic knowledge of Health and Safety issues or skills training.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Desirable Criteria:
  • CFA / Precast or Rotary Piling experience
  • Experience of driving or banking rigs 
  • Experience preferred with relevant training cards however full training can be provided
  • Experience or knowledge of working on construction sites.

All training required for this role will be provided.
Key Attributes:


  • Willing to participate as a full member of a team of which he/she is not necessarily a leader.
  • To contribute to team even if work project is of no direct personal interest.


  • Ability to maintain effectiveness with changing environments, tasks, responsibilities or people.


  • To actively influence events and to act on opportunities.
  • Originates ideas or actions.

Interpersonal skills

  • Awareness of other people and environment and consideration of others.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 28th January at 12 noon

  • Permanent
  • FK Lowry
  • Closing date: Friday 28 Jan 2022
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