Quarry Operative (Ref: 10148/10149)

In the Aggregates business we pride ourselves on our product quality and service we provide to all of our customers.  In order to support this, we have an exciting opportunity for a Quarry Operative to join the team at our Flagship Torr Quarry in the Mendips.  So if you're interested in joining a market leading construction materials company and enjoy a real hands on job - we want to hear from you.

About the role

Operating to the highest health, safety, environmental and quality standards, you’ll play a key role in contributing to profitability by maximising productivity whilst minimising waste and inefficiencies.  Operating both fixed processing and mobile plant, you’ll also undertake basic maintenance and housekeeping duties to keep the quarry running at its optimum level at all times.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Operation of mobile plant (for example Loading Shovel, Articulated Dump Truck) safely and efficiently carrying out daily safety checks

  • Operation of processing plant, rail and shunter and wash plant 

  • Dispatching and controlling the quality of finished product

  • Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping; ensuring areas are clean, tidy and hazard free

  • Dealing with all issues professionally and liaising with site management on a regular basis

  • Monitor and ensure that all production data, plant maintenance activity and logs are kept up to date and documented correctly

  • Carrying out daily plant inspections

What will you bring?

  • A working knowledge of health and safety procedures and protocols

  • Commitment to safe and efficient working

  • Ability to operate mobile plant including  loading shovels, ADT’s and dozers

  • Excellent communication, planning and time management skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • A flexible and customer first approach

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad

  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds and have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,800 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.

 


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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.