Machine Operator.

Formed in 1997, ACS Construction Group Ltd is a leading Civil Engineering & Building Contractor; we deliver the complete construction solution through our five dedicated business divisions: ACS Construction, ACS Developments, ACS Contracting, ACS Energy and ACS Groundworks.

 ACS is a people-first business. We work hard, invest in our people and treat them well. In return, our team has a strong work ethic and does whatever it takes to deliver projects that exceed our clients’ expectations.

We are continuing to grow, and as a result are looking for an estimator to support us to reach our ambitions.

The group provides several services to a variety of sectors including the energy and renewable energy sectors, education, commercial/industrial, government, utilities/infrastructure and leisure.

We have an enviable reputation of providing safe and responsible building and civil engineering services, achieving project completion within budget and to the highest standards of quality.

Key Tasks, Duties and Accountabilities

Physical Environment

The job holder will be operating heavy plant and equipment which may include dumpers and rollers, forward tipping dumpers, 180 and 360 excavators and excavators above and below 10 tonne. The job holder will have a varied job and in addition to operating plant and machinery they may in addition be involved in other ground worker laying drains both deep and shallow, concreting works, foundations, slab preparations, paving and kerbing work.

The job holder will have the following duties:

  • To complete work tasks allocated by the site supervisor on a daily basis
  • Report any work problems or issues to the site supervisor
  • To be responsible for own health and safety and that of those working alongside you
  • Carry out daily safety and maintenance checks on plant and machinery

The job holder will be required to work within a high risk health and safety environment as the projects the company work on are often fast paced and pressured working alongside other trades and contractors. The job requires the holder to work both within a team but also sometimes on an individual basis. The pace and pressure is often driven by having to work to tight timescales.

Job Skills, Experience, Qualifications and Interpersonal Essential Skills


  • Experience working as a machine/plant operator
  • Qualifications appropriate to the work undertaken, including an appropriate CSCS and/or CPCS card for operating plant
  • An ability and willingness to travel to and from the location of work each day
  • An ability to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Physically fit
  • Willingness to undertake training to gain appropriate qualifications
  • An ability to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Common sense


  • An ability to be flexible in their approach to work and daily tasks
  • A team player
  • A desire for self development and improvement


The job holder is required to travel to and from work at various locations throughout the UK. Shared transport may be provided.

Line Manager 

Site Supervisor

Safety details

The job holder will be required to work within a high risk health and safety environment as detailed above. This is then coupled with the Health and Safety risk element of the job of a ground worker, such as working at height, working in confined spaces, working with hot works and operating and working alongside heavy plant and equipment. The job requires the holder to be responsible for their own personal safety and than of others who work around them.

If you would like to work with us then please contact us to discuss

As an equal opportunities employer, ACS Construction Group is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join ACS.