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Posted on January 4, 2018


Sports Ground


Due to a very healthy order book leading into 2018 Kestrel Contractors based in Hampshire, are looking for


Although experience in natural or artificial sports ground construction is desirable, full training will be given to the right candidates  

Skilled in installation of sports turf drainage, topsoil management including renovation and maintenance.  You will already have experience in the industry and understand the specialised nature of the work we do.  You will be required to work as part of a team or occasionally on your own, depending on the project requirements. There is every opportunity for the right person to move into a management role in the field or office based.


Person Specification

  • Currently working in the sports turf construction, renovation or maintenance industry
  • Confident or willing to learn to work with a variety of plant machinery such as but not limited to
  • Dozers from laser guided D4’s to D8’s
  • Excavators from 3 tonnes to 20 tonnes
  • An outline understanding of reading working drawings and calculating levels
  • A CSCS card or relevant industry recognised qualification
  • A mature and safety conscious attitude to working on building sites
  • Hold full driving licence

A flexible approach to your place of work.  Although generally in the south of England, there will be occasions where you will be required to work away from home for periods of time.

An ability to operate and contribute to working with a team and a wide variety of people at all levels

Self-motivation with ability to work on your own initiative.

A desire to deliver excellence from build quality through to customer satisfaction.

Be willing to work over and above standard working hours and appreciate the seasonal nature of our industry.

Benefits of working for Kestrel Contractors Ltd;

We offer a competitive pay scheme above that of our competitors and offer performance related bonuses. 

The majority of Kestrel works are carried out using our owned qualified staff and our own plant and equipment.

We pride ourselves in being a ‘listening employer’ ensuring our employees are given every opportunity of self-improvement.


Kestrel have a wide variety of clients for whom we have built a range of sports grounds both natural and artificial including many golf courses throughout UK & Europe. We have built facilities for Chelsea, Southampton, Fulham, and Brighton Football Clubs at both their stadiums and training grounds.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking company who are recognised and used by many of the sports governing bodies.

How to Apply

If the above is of interest, please forward your CV in the first instance, to nancy.lee@kestrelcontractors.co.uk

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Company Information

Kestrel Contractors Ltd
Willowbank Farm, Chandlers Green, Mattingley
RG27 8LH