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Loading Shovel Operator

Loading Shovel Operator

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joshua Hallett

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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We are currently seeking a Loading Shovel Operator to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Supervisor and working closely with the Shift Supervisors, you will be responsible for driving the loading shovel to load vehicles and fixed plant with aggregate and manage the aggregate stockpiles. You will also be responsible for maintaining housekeeping around the site, cleaning and minor maintenance of both the loading shovel and the aggregate screening plant.

As a Loading Shovel Operator, you will proactively take responsibility for yourself, follow instructions and procedures without constant supervision, and ensure full compliance with all legal and operational procedures. You will assist the Shift Supervisor/Team Leader to carry out daily, weekly, and monthly tasks as detailed in the site manuals and help shift teams with production when required.

Key Duties:

* Continually feed the plant with aggregates, drive mobile plant, and carry out cleaning and minor maintenance.

* Manage and load incoming and outgoing aggregates.

* Feed, operate, and maintain the aggregate screening plant and report any issues that may arise.

* Work in an efficient and productive manner without the need for continual direct supervision.

* Assist the Shift Supervisors to ensure that all daily, weekly, and monthly stock control is controlled and monitored.

* Maintain a high level of awareness within the Plant for Health, Safety, Welfare, and Security matters and in this respect to lead by example and take a pro-active approach.

* Check and ensure the quality of the stock product and report non-conforming material as and when necessary.

* Conduct daily inspections of the loading shovel and wash as and when required.

* Ensure the plant and site are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.

* Willingness to undertake training and learn new skills, required for efficient operations, such as plant operation, plant maintenance, first aid, materials testing confined space working, etc.

* Carry out any other duty required by the Site Management.

Essential Skills/Experience:

* Competent with ITSSAR or equivalent qualifications in the operation of loading shovels.

* Confident communicator, both written and verbal.

* Mechanically minded, practical with a good attitude to housekeeping and cleanliness.

* Demonstrable experience of taking responsibility at work and excellent reliability.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

* Experience within a Manufacturing site, ideally the waste, aggregates, or concrete environment.

* Competent with other forms of mobile plant i.e., FLT, MEWP, and Telehandlers.

* Ability to offer ideas and thoughts for discussion to promote improvements in the process.

* Formally trained in Health & Safety or Environmental.

The successful candidate will be joining our client, a well-established company committed to ensuring high-quality products and services. The role offers an excellent opportunity for personal and career development in a dynamic and supportive environment.

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply with your updated CV and cover letter.

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