Shovel Operator / Excavators

Sittingbourne, Kent
£28000 - £29500 per annum + benefits package
01 Jul 2019
29 Jul 2019
Ali Baghdadchi
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation that is seeking to recruit an experienced Shovel Operator / Excavator to join their business based in Sittingbourne. The role will require you to operate Loading Shovels and Fixed Plant to process materials to ensure the reduction of waste to landfill at all times

Hours: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm - you will also be required to work every other Saturday 6am-12pm. Hourly rate £10.38 start

After a successful 6 months' probation period and further training, you may be entitled to a higher hourly rate pending you pass all training modules.
Duties will include:
*Operate appropriate machinery and plant, as required, to maintain the safe and efficient operation of the site at all times
*Ensuring that plant and machinery is maintained to required standards, including daily & weekly checks, refueling, lubrication and greasing, and that defects and breakdowns are promptly recorded and reported
*Maintain a safe working environment including keeping the working area tidy and access to walkways and emergency exits clear
*Checking of incoming loads, ensuring compliance with site license and permits
*Immediately report: any contamination or non-conforming products delivered to site; accidents, incidents, and near misses; environmental hazards; health & safety breaches
*Ensure appropriate safety equipment and PPE is used at all times
*Undertake any training necessary to perform other tasks including operation of other plant and equipment and/or supervisory duties
*Manual Handling activities
*Assist colleagues upon request and when authorised by your Supervisor
*To carry out other operational duties
*Comply with all Health, Safety, HR and Environmental policies and procedures

Key skills and experience required:

*Previous proven experience in a similar role is essential - shovel/excavation
*Proficient in usage of similar machinery
*Outstanding internal and external communication skills
*Demonstrate a positive & respectful attitude to others
*Strong team player with the ability to cover for colleagues
*Own transportation will be required to get to offices due to the remote location

If you have the required background, then apply now for this excellent opportunity.

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