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Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Project Site Technicians

Location: Salisbury

Package: £17-20k

Five Rivers is a leading environmental specialist, providing ecological consultancy, design and contracting services. We work for a broad range of clients and sectors ranging from large infrastructure schemes to charities. Our contracting teams work all over the UK delivering a variety of environmental enhancement projects including, river restoration, fish passage, ecological mitigation and restoration works from concept through to delivery.

We are looking for physically fit, motivated, hardworking, passionate people to deliver major environmental projects all over the country.

Main Duties

  • Working in waders / life jackets
  • Bank protection installations using hydraulic post drivers
  • Tree surgery, chainsaws & power tools
  • Undertaking construction site roles
  • Working around protected species and within sensitive wildlife sites
  • Staying away during the week (Accommodation & staying away allowance included)

We a looking for the following personal & professional qualities:

  • Awareness of environmental issues
  • Physically fit and highly motivated
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Able to stay away Monday - Friday
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • A full clean UK driving licence

Desirable skills (but not essential):

  • Ecological knowledge
  • Chainsaw / brush cutter and small tool tickets
  • Construction plant (excavators, dumpers, telehandler, tractor) tickets
  • First Aid certificate
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card holders

We offer

  • A safe and friendly place to work
  • A personalised development plan and clear career progression
  • Varied projects and clients, fantastic exposure and on the job learning
  • A £500 annual training budget, with more available subject to business case
  • Support in gaining professional memberships and chartership where appropriate

You will be enrolled on the company pension scheme and have an annual leave allowance that increases with years served. We have over fifty staff working from our three offices in Salisbury, Leamington Spa and Hatfield covering design, contracting and ecology there are numerous opportunities for career progression.

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV with a cover letter to To discuss the role further please contact

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