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Civils Teams

Job Type:

Full time




Job Description:

Ferns Group are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience as an established Utilities and Reinstatement company, specialising in Telecoms Civils, and tailored reinstatement services.

Our Mission is “to be the preferred choice in our field by adding value to our business partners without compromise to quality, safety or the environment.”​

Ferns Group are looking for Civils experienced Utilities Teams (2 +) to work
in and around the South East for our long-term Openreach contracts.

Locations of Yards include:

Chippenham, Maidenhead, Heathrow, and Wrotham, Kent

What you’ll be doing;

  • Excavating in the highways in accordance with NRSWA Code
    of Practice 1991 and HSG47
  • Installing new ducts and chambers (Track & box) (DL1)
    Clearing blockages (DB1)
  • Rod, Rope and Testing (K8)
  • Box Building (BB1M & BB1B)
  • Speaking with internal and external customers
  • Maintaining a positive, professional image of the company.

What you will need:

  • A full UK driving licence, held for at least 12 months
  • Valid NRSWA Streetworks Operative units
  • Competent in the use of mechanical Civils equipment
  • Openreach Smart awards required; SA001/SA002/SA006 etc.
  • Risk assessment and hazard identification and a strong focus


  • Competitive day rate
  • Regular work – this is a long-term contract
  • Use of company van (if applicable)
  • PPE and Uniform
  • Regular Ongoing Training
  • Career Development

    These roles will suit Self-employed Sole Traders

Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities, including working with the prison service, and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.