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Gardener/Civil Engineering Operative

CHAP Group (Aberdeen) Ltd is one of Scotland’s leading privately owned construction groups. We have an inspiring heritage dating back to 1976 when the Company was founded, and a reputation for valuing our employees. Today the Company comprises Construction, Civils and Homes Divisions and is a diverse, dynamic and highly successful group which predominantly focuses on providing quality services within the North East of Scotland.

This is a full time vacancy within our Civil Engineering Maintenance Team at the PX Group St Fergus Gas Terminal, Aberdeenshire.

Job Purpose

To carry out grounds maintenance and general  handyman type duties on & around site.


Main Responsibilities & Duties

  • Carry out all gardening requirements around site, including seasonally required tasks e.g cutting and strimming grass during summer months.
  • Ensure machinery is kept in clean and working order and that routine checks and maintenance are undertaken.
  • Report any issues with machinery and ensure repairs are carried out in an acceptable timescale.
  • Winter call-outs to cover gritting and snow clearing from 1st November to 31st March on a rota basis.
  • Assist vermin control specialists during their visits.
  • Assist Chap Civils St Fergus maintenance team with general duties during not so busy grounds maintenance periods.




Driving licence



Essential Criteria:

  • Knowledge and experience of grass cutting using commercial horticultural machinery.
  • Able to use own initiative to undertake daily duties with minimal supervision.


 Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge and experience of routine maintenance of horticultural grass cutting machinery and other related equipment/machinery.
  • Previous basic practical gardening experience eg maintaining flower beds and shrubs.
  • Previous handyman experience.
  • Previous tractor operating experience.


Apply via our website with a current CV and also provide a cover letter/email in which the following information is included:

  • why the role is of interest to you and why you think you are a suitable candidate
  • an idea of your pay expectations
  • your current notice period /availability to start


job type:

Full Time Permanent


Competitive Remuneration & Benefits Package


St Fergus Gas Terminal, St Fergus, Aberdeenshire

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