Mac Plant are looking to recruit a Skilled Operative to join the civil engineering and surfacing division.

£32,000 - £39,000 per annum
Coins Contributory Pension Scheme
Company vehicle

If you are looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to develop your career further, this is an excellent opportunity to join a company with over 50 years of experience within the Civil Engineering industry. Working for both public and private sector clients, the appropriate applicant must mirror our company values in clear-thinking, high-quality delivery and passion for work. Mac Plant are a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surfacing company working with clients such as Devon County Council, Western Power Distribution, Housing Sector companies and numerous other private clients.

Our longstanding relationship – in excess of 35 years – acting as principal contractor on a variety of schemes for Devon County Council is a testament to our company stability, reliability and workmanship. The exponential growth of the company can be seen through Mac Plant expanding into the traffic management and ready-mix concrete supply sectors, with plans for continual development.

Our people are our greatest asset and we are continually searching for talented individuals to join the team. We pride ourselves on the impeccable service we deliver throughout all our divisions and stress that this same standard of service is delivered throughout, therefore it is vital that each and every member of the team portrays the same level of excellence.

Mac Plant are looking to recruit a Skilled Operative to join the civil engineering and surfacing division.

The Job Role

As a skilled operative you will contribute to the profitability of the business through the provision of various tasks issued to you. As a skilled operative your duties will change on a regular basis and we will utilise your current qualifications and certifications, implementing them to best suit the needs of the company.

You will be contracted to 40 hours per week, however additional hours may be required to meet the demands of the business. A typical day will be 7:30am-5pm (onsite) but may need to change to meet the needs of the company. Following your first 30 minutes of travel from home, the remaining travel time to site is paid at your standard hourly rate, Night works and weekend works may be required and this will be paid at an agreed overtime rate.


Responsibilities of Job Role

  • Take instructions from your site supervisor and undertake the tasks issued to you to the highest standard.
  • Ensure you comply with all health, safety and welfare standards always.
  • Ensure the company rules, policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Ensure a consistently high standard of work is produced in accordance with the specification of the works
  • Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and you may be asked from time to time to perform duties outside of your normal job role, as far as reasonable


What we’re looking for in our Job Role

  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong team player but able to work as an individual
  • Good time management
  • Good housekeeping skills
  • Ensure you always present yourself in a clean, tidy and respectful manner.
  • Experience in the construction sector, specifically highways and structure schemes
  • A valid CSCS card
  • Streetworks Operative ticket – Advantageous
  • CPCS Plant Operatives ticket – Advantageous
  • Full UK driving licence


What we’ll do for you

  • £32,000 – £39,000 per annum
  • Company vehicle
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 20 days Holiday plus bank holidays
  • All PPE and Safety equipment provided
  • Opportunities to further develop your skillset
  • Opportunities for career progression


If interested in the position, please get in touch by emailing your CV to

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