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Rope Access Technician

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968, Griffiths is one of the leading civil engineering and rail contractors working throughout Wales, the midlands and south-west England. Operating out of regional centres across Wales and England, we serve the major infrastructure sectors including highways, rail and local and national governments.  

 In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across 100 sites or schemes at any given time.  

We’re looking for ambitious and safety conscious people who share our company values who can work well as part of a team. 

We are currently recruiting a number of Rope Access Technician vacancies (Level 1 & Level 2) nationally. Please note this role is project based within different geographical regions so will require suitable candidates to travel. 

Joining our team as a Rope Access Technician you will be entitled to a highly competitive salary and package as well as our commitment to provide excellent training and support development.  

As part of our team you will be involved in a range of works including all aspects of Geotechnical work including rock and soil slope stabilisation, utilising passive and active meshing systems, vegetation management, masonry re-builds and repairs, heavy civils and hard and soft landscaping.  

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Rope Access Supervisor or Rope Access Manager you will be responsible for: 


  • The safe and efficient delivery of the rope access elements of any project, whilst taking direction from the Level 3 supervisor or site management team. 

  • Contributing to the improvement of the rope access team by attending and completing any refresher or specialist training they are asked to attend. 

  • Ensuring Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times by the team and on an independent level 

  • Uphold the core company values and encourage the same throughout the site team. 

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role we need individuals to be safety conscious, reliable, have a good attitude and be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for reliable and experienced level 1 & 2 rope access technicians with knowledge in the Geotechnical and arboricultural sectors of the construction industry. We are looking for someone who really wants to make a difference and be involved in the development of our growing business. 



  • Have a minimum of IRATA level 1 qualification and 500 logged hours. 

  • Experience in geotechnical work including rock drilling, soil nailing and meshing. 

  • NPTC qualifications and experience in de-vegetation works. 

  • Experience in; rail, civil engineering or construction. 

  • 3-day first aid qualification. 

  • Full UK driving licence.  

  • Candidates must be flexible and willing to travel or lodge if required. 

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Tarmac Trading Limited

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