Environmental Site Technician, Plant Operative & Senior Plant Operative

Posted on June 17, 2019 by - Uncategorized

Head office: Salisbury, Wiltshire – Working Nationwide

Five Rivers are expanding! To help deliver our busy programme of works, the following full time, permanent positions have become available:

  • Environmental Site Technician.
  • Plant Operative
  • Senior Plant Operative

We are a team of ecological specialists and contractors.  We work together on design, construct, restore and to monitor environmental enhancement projects across the country. We pride ourselves on making a difference, being the best we can be and going that extra mile in everything we do. Examples of the wide range of projects we deliver and the amazing places we have worked are available on our website: www.five-rivers.com/case-studies


What it is like to work here:

It is a fun and vibrant place to work, we invest heavily in staff development & training because you are incredibly important to us. Considerable career opportunities for progression are available as we continually grow and expand. We have numerous company schemes that make it great to work here, including: employee of the month & photograph of the month awards and a sponsored Annual Health & Wellbeing challenge, all contributing to a positive and rewarding place to work.



CSCS card before you start (although we can help you to gain this)

A passion for the environment & working outdoors in all weather

Diligent & hard working with an eye for detail

Physically fit and a confident swimmer

Good clear communicator who loves being part of a team

Good positive attitude

Happy to stay away Monday to Friday

Clean driving licence

CPCS card for Plant & Senior Plant Operatives (Excavator tickets above and below 10t)



A competitive salary depending on experience, which will be reviewed on an annual basis


  • Environmental Site Technician £17,000 – £20,000
  • Plant Operative £20,000 – £24,000
  • Senior Plant Operative £24,000 – £29,000

You will start with 20 days holiday a year, plus public bank holidays, with an additional day of leave accrued per year of service up to five years. Due to the wide array of projects we deliver, you will be working all over the country from Monday to Friday, for which you will receive a staying away allowance and accommodation will be provided.


For more information on the role and how to apply please email jobs@five-rivers.com. The closing date for applications is 30th June 2019.


We welcome applications before the closing date. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch.