Whether you are currently employed by Kalcrest, have signed up for job alerts, or are applying for a position, we are sure you will have many questions.
To help you we have compiled a selection of questions that we are asked most frequently, however if you cannot find the answer you are looking for, please get in touch and we will do our best to help you.
To apply for a position with Kalcrest either call us on 01709 720348 or use the online application forms which can be found on the job detail pages.
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Yes, it is our policy that all workers are required to hold a valid CSCS card.
CPCS stands for Construction Plant Certification Scheme.
As a minimum all workers need to provide proof of CSCS, have an NI number and ID. You will also be asked to provide a minimum of 2 references.
Yes, it is important to have a good understanding of written / spoken English so that health and safety on a construction site is not compromised and everyone remains safe.
A CSCS card is part of a scheme that confirms individuals working in a construction environment have the necessary training and qualifications.
Not necessarily. As a machine driver you should hold a valid CPCS card, which will allow you access on to most building sites.
A CPCS card demonstrates that you have the necessary skills to be a plant operator. It is based on competence and health and safety awareness.
You can apply online for a CSCS card. Click here for more information.
CSCS stands for Construction Skills Certification Scheme.
Work would be offered at the client’s discretion depending upon the severity and nature of the crime, and whether or not it is a spent conviction.
Yes. When you have accepted an assignment, we will send you a new starter pack which will include:
The documents you will need to send to us are:
If you are employed on a PAYE basis, you will accrue holiday pay based on the hours that you have worked.
Once you are compliant you will be paid weekly – every Friday. You will be paid a week in arrears.
'Compliance' means that you have completed and returned all the documents we require (application form, ID & NI number) to ensure that the requirements of Government / HMRC are met.
We need your request in writing (email or post) at least two weeks prior to the time you wish to take as holiday.
When you start an assignment we will post you some timesheets and continue to do so weekly until the end of your contract. You can also download blank timesheets here.
You need to complete the timesheet with the hours you have worked, and get the site manager / site supervisor to sign it. Make sure your timesheet is with us by 5pm every Monday to ensure payment the following week.
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