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Role: Civils Site Operative
Location: United Kingdom

SIS Group is a world leading group of companies in the manufacture of artificial grass and in the design, construction, installation and maintenance of synthetic and natural sports pitches throughout the UK and overseas.

With an expanding portfolio of projects across the UK, particularly within the educational and sports sectors, SIS is seeking competent Civils Site Operatives.


To assist with the construction and installation of the highest quality sports surfaces on projects throughout the UK.

Most Site Operative roles will focus on either groundworks/ civils operations or on surface installation works.  The role of a Site Operative is to be flexible with the capability and willingness to undertake either civils or installations works, subject to training and instruction.


To work as part of a team in the preparation of the site for the construction of a sports pitch:

  • To undertake basic groundworks, including ground levelling and preparation, kerb laying and drainage works, and any other hard landscaping.
  • To operate basic construction power tools, equipment and plant, subject to training and competency, such as dumpers, diggers, telehandlers.
  • To undertake general labouring tasks, including the erection of fencing and signage as required.

To work as part of a team in the laying and installation of artificial sports turf surfaces on prepared pitch ground:

  • To assist with the measuring, marking out, laying and stitching of artificial turf; and any related soft landscaping.
  • To assist with the laying of sand, rubber and other playing surface materials, including line marking.
  • To use power tools, plant and machinery for the installation of sports surfaces, as required.
  • To ensure that all work methods are followed precisely and that the quality of the work is checked regularly.
  • To assist in the clearing and cleaning of the site to ensure the pitch is left safe and tidy at all times.

To assist in maintenance tasks if required:

  • To assist with the replacement of surface materials where required, using plant and machinery, subject to training and competency.

To ensure that, when required to do so, that all company vehicles and plant and machinery are operated safely, in accordance with user instructions and company policy:

  • To operate machinery responsibly.
  • To undertake maintenance, safety and quality checks on vehicles and plant before and after using.
  • To ensure all site machinery is left safe and secure on site if the responsibility has been delegated.
  • To report immediately any faults or breakdowns.

To be vigilant at all times to ensure that the site is safe and that no unauthorized persons access the site.

  • To report to the Site Supervisor any unauthorized access or sighting of any unknown personnel on site.
  • To remain vigilant on specified sites and report any safeguarding concerns or health & safety concerns.

Other Duties:

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required from time to time but that shall remain within the competency and skills of the post-holder.


External: Clients, Sub-contractors, Suppliers and delivery personnel, Regulatory authorities and Members of the public.
Internal: Site management, Site Team and Maintenance personnel


All staff have an individual and combined responsibility under the Health & Safety at Work Act as follows:

  • To comply with all company health, safety and environmental management policies, works procedures, and instructions to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
  • To be aware of, and fulfil, your duties in relation to health and safety in the workplace, to promote your own safety, that of your colleagues and all personnel in your workplace.
  • To report to a manager any safety or environmental hazards and risks, including incidents and near misses, of which you become aware in the workplace, including faulty or defective machinery or equipment.
  • To operate workplace machinery in a safe manner and if trained and competent to do so.
  • To wear all personal protective equipment as directed.


  • To comply with all company policies and procedures as apply to your role and/or your employment generally, ensuring that you represent the Company to the highest business and ethical standards.
  • To report immediately any instances of bribery or corruption of which you become aware.
  • To behave with respect and dignity towards your colleagues and all personnel in the workplace and to report in confidence any unacceptable behaviour, in particular bullying and harassment.
  • To contribute towards the continual improvement of the business in terms of the corporate objectives and good governance of the SIS Group.

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form, in full, which can also be found on this site and return to

SIS PITCHES is an equal opportunity employer.  All candidates from our diverse community are welcome and will be considered based on their skills, knowledge and experience suitable for the role.

How to apply

Please send your CV or Application Form via email to or post to:

HR Department
SIS Group Ltd
Glasson Ind Est,
CA15 8NT

SIS Pitches is an equal opportunities employer and no eligible candidate will be excluded on the grounds of age, gender, race, disability, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.