Quarry Operative - Brayford

Undisclosed Company
Devon, Barnstaple
£20649.20 per annum
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type

We produce aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials. We are a very well-established company, which has leading global positions in aggregates, cement and concrete. The company is split into four business lines - aggregates, concrete, asphalt and contracting and cement - which together operate around 300 manufacturing sites and employ over 3,500 people.

We are seeking a reliable, motivated and hardworking individual for a Quarry Operator Position in our busy Brayford Quarry.
The role involves operating items of heavy mobile plant & the static aggregate processing plant. To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will be quality assurance focused, be able to liaise with the small site team & liaise with onsite asphalt plant & the weighbridge clerk to improve material distribution.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable; however this is not essential as training will be provided but the skills & knowledge needed for this role include the following.
A good general education standard as there are a large amount of health and safety regulations as well as Quarry Regulations to be fully understood plus adhered to and carried out.
Certification by MPQC to operate mobile plant and a NVQ level 2 in mobile plant operations will be required & completed for this role. Standard IT skills & a basic mechanical knowledge would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out the operational duties & inspections for the onsite aggregate processing plant. This individual must be able to work within the framework of the Health & Safety at work Act, Quarries Regulations (1999) & Environmental Legislation. Their duties will include the use of manual & computer based systems for the production & distribution of aggregates from a wide portfolio of materials. The applicant must be willing to undertake general maintenance duties & be prepared to work unsociable hours when required. Applicants should be fit, reliable & have an organised but flexible approach and be able to work with their own initiative.

Salary Range: £20.649.20
Shift Pattern: 12 hr shifts 5 days a week, weekend overtime optional
Client Address: Brayford
Job Title: Quarry Operative

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