Waste Operative Ref: AM10434

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

Driving a variety of mobile plant vehicles, including wheeled and tracked loading shovels, landfill compactor, telescopic handler, compost turner, 360 grab, and dumper truck, to meet the requirements of site operations. You will be working 5 days per week and you will be expected to work 5 Bank Holidays throughout the year

What will this role involve?

Ensuring they have the qualifications, training, experience and relevant licences/certification to drive mobile plant
Driving and operating a range of site vehicles in a safe and responsible manner at all times showing due consideration for other site users
Ensuring they know how to operate each item of mobile plant safely Presenting a professional image to our customers (for those in direct contact with customers)
Maintaining work clothes and vehicles in a clean and tidy condition
Completing allocated work within set time scales
Carrying out the work to which they are allocated to the required standards, including avoiding risks to the environment
Working at all times in accordance with relevant risk assessments and safe working methods, taking into account site hazards on the day, and using the appropriate supplied safety clothing
Correct completion of required records
Reporting of all incidents, close calls etc. to line manager
Report any reason for not being able to operate mobile plant safely (health issues etc.) to their manager as soon as possible
Carry out routine maintenance of vehicles as instructed (e.g. oil and water checks)
Clean the vehicle at regular intervals both inside and out
Carry out daily vehicle checks and report defects to their line manager or Site Supervisor/Manager as soon as possible
Complete any paperwork required by your manager and related to your work (e.g. time sheets, daily check records)
Complete the daily work allocated
Report to line manager any problems with meeting work schedules in good time
Report to the line manager any problems or customer complaints, accidents involving people, buildings or vehicles, and all near-miss incidents as soon as possible and at the latest within the same shift
Report to the line manager and (if different) site supervisor any unsafe acts or unsafe situations seen on site
Any other duties which could be reasonably expected of you in accordance with the grading of the job

What are we looking for?

Vocational plant operating certificate
Basic mechanical/electrical maintenance skill
Operate and control items of large mobile machinery appropriately and efficiently
Understand and diagnose common plant failure issues
Operated similar mobile machinery
Thorough diligent attention to detail able to understand operation of sophisticated equipment, read and understand operating manual

What makes this role unique?

You will be responsible for checking that the mobile plant you drive is safe and legal, and reporting any faults or problems immediately to avoid accidents or breaches of the law.

Publicada el 04-07-2019

Área funcional: Medio Ambiente

Uxbridge, Sudeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent