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Quarry Operative


Wellington, Herefordshire
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 12/07/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50157732

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Wellington, Hereford and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

Joining our team as a Quarry Operative you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme

Enhanced holiday entitlement

Contributory pension scheme

Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers

Holidays, etc.

Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Training and development opportunities


What are we looking for?

A Quarry Operative to be responsible for the day to day operation of a sand and gravel wash plant along with all associated maintenance and housekeeping duties. There will also be a requirement to operate a range of mobile plant from front end loaders, articulated dump trucks and a telehandler.


What will I be responsible for?

You will be responsible for the following:-

Assist the Supervisor with daily running of the plant, operate any of the sites mobile plant, follow SHE policies and procedures, good time keeping. Flexible as to the units requirement, ensure plant conforms with safety requirements at all times. Good communication skills – bringing problems to the attention of line management. Health, safety & environmental responsibilities, acting on defects and implement remedial action. Assist in the maintenance regime of the plant Ensure that plant availability is maximised. Ensure that customer’s requirements are satisfied. Involved with ordering / replacing stock materials. Awareness of daily production / sales requirements, Team player – link between hauliers, staff and customers, stock management responsibilities.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Quarry Operative, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!"

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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