Careers

About Van Elle


Van Elle was established in 1984 and since then has grown to become the UK’s largest independent ground engineering contractor, successfully completing over 1,000 projects per annum across the UK.

Our unrivalled range of engineering techniques and design services enables our expert engineering teams to develop technically excellent and cost-effective solutions across a wide number of sectors, from housing, construction to rail.

We employ over 500 people, with a turnover of more than £84 million and we have plans to grow and build on our reputation for delivering high-quality foundation and ground engineering solutions.

We put safety at the heart of all that we do, and we reiterate the clear message that we expect our employees to always prioritise ‘safety first, production second’. We empower our employees to follow this ethos though our clear company Values of S.I.T.E – Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Excellence. More information on our values can be found here. Van Elle invests in our people, whether that is supporting vocational training through our in-house Training & Assessment centre, supporting professional accreditations, or simply supporting career development through on-the-job training. We recognise people are our most valuable assets. We are proud to value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive family-centric culture helps our business continue to grow as a dynamic and innovative organisation.

Rewards & Benefits


Steel Sheet Piling

As a permanent employee, you’ll receive a maximum of paid statutory annual leave entitlement, pro rata if you work part time, in addition to any extra contractual holiday and national bank holidays. Entitlement is as follows:
• Operatives: 22 days per annum
• Monthly paid employees: 25 days per annum

Annual Leave
Steel Sheet Piling

Across Van Elle we regularly reward our employees and have several recognition schemes as we wish to celebrate key achievements. We believe by formally recognising our employees, this actively encourages our employees to deliver their goals and live our values and behaviours.

Recognition Schemes
Steel Sheet Piling

Once you begin to contribute to your pension, Van Elle will usually contribute to your pension scheme and you will receive tax relief. Furthermore, you will also receive life assurance if you are in the pension scheme.

Pension
Steel Sheet Piling

Established in 2017, Van Elle Training & Assessment Services opened its first-class training centre. Van Elle Training offers internal training for our employees and external training for other companies and individuals. Not only are we one of the UK’s leading piling contractors, but our training also ensures that you will have the right competencies and certifications to safely deliver in your role.

Training & Development
Steel Sheet Piling

From day one, you have access to expert, free confidential support and advice on issues affecting your professional or personal life including debt & financial management, legal & tax advice and family care. The service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Employee Assistance Programme
Steel Sheet Piling

May be available, depending upon your role and contract

Company Cars, Private Healthcare & Incentive Schemes

Success Stories


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