Groundworker at Civils Construction

People in this role may also be known as groundworkers or ground worker.

9 workers in this role at Civils Construction have taken the survey.

How much does Civils Construction pay groundworkers?

Groundworker at Civils Construction
£11.20–16.92
Typical range
£10.00–19.00

Groundworker employees at Civils Construction are typically paid £11.20–16.92 an hour, based on data from 9 employees.

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What is management like for groundworker employees at Civils Construction?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do groundworkers think Civils Construction head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    25% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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  • Managers are respectful

    Do groundworkers at Civils Construction feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    50% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

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What are the hours like for groundworker employees at Civils Construction?

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do groundworkers at Civils Construction get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    43% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do groundworkers get of their shift pattern at Civils Construction?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 63% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 25% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 13% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for groundworkers to take sick leave at Civils Construction?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    56% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Civils Construction managers change groundworkers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    38% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for groundworkers to book a holiday at Civils Construction?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    88% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do groundworkers at Civils Construction get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    78% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do groundworkers at Civils Construction do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    17% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do groundworkers at Civils Construction worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    0% of people report they worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

What is career progression like for groundworkers at Civils Construction?

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  • Enough training

    Do groundworkers get enough training when they start at Civils Construction?

    Most people get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    63% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Opportunities to progress

    Are groundworkers given support to progress at Civils Construction?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 57% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from groundworkers at Civils Construction

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  • Best thing

    Work mate

    Worst thing

    The pay after tax and other expenses

    6.6

    Groundworker, February 2021

    • £16.40 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Company van fuel card

    Worst thing

    Management

    8.5

    Groundworker, October 2020

    • £36,000 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 21–24 years old

How Civils Construction ranks

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    6.7