Multi Skilled Operative
Highly Competitive Salary
Contract: Full Time
At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.
We are currently recruiting for a Quarry Operative / General Operative to join our friendly team based at Southampton. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.
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 General Operative you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:
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?
Be self motivated, focused on the team and able to earn the trust of those that work with them. Experience with Tarmac's Risk assessment and SSOW process (HIRA) and Permit system is preferred but not essential as training can be given. They would be an effective team player that can motivate and inspire other individuals to engage with the company's policies, targets, goals and standards. Be IT/computer literate.
What will I be responsible for?
You will specifically focus on operational tasks including operating the asphalt plants on site primarily mobile plant - including operating dumpers and loading shovels, weighbridge, and day to day maintenance as well as maintaining the highest levels of housekeeping. We would expect the successful candidate to have some knowledge of quarrying, the hazards it brings and a safe understanding of what needs to be done for this process to run efficiently and safely from day to day.
We would expect the successful candidate to be experienced in all these matters as well as being able to effectively integrate into an established team to implement best practice across the site.
You will need to show a high degree of flexibility within your work along with varying start and finish times.
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for being part of a team at a site which produces asphalt products and dry aggregate material for the construction industry. You will operate mobile plant, perform housekeeping/cleaning duties and other associated general duties within the site.
All site teams are expected to take responsibility for their own safety and looking out for their colleagues, ensuring product quality, being fully engaged in continuous improvement and raising the site standards.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience working within an Industrial, Factory or similar environment. As well as possess good communication skills and have a real desire in developing both maintenance and supervisory skills.
• Shovel license
• Mobile plant licences
We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.
Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:
• Bonus scheme
• 25 days holiday
• Contributory pension scheme
• Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
• Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
• Training and development opportunities
By the way, as part of CRH, our employees have access to a range of careers within the wider group which operates at over 3,800 locations in 31 countries. CRH generates endless possibilities for individuals who are hungry for that next challenge!
Interested? Why not click here to find out more? Go on… are you ready to build your future?
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.