Quarry Operative (Ref: 10460.1.2.3.4.5.6)

We are currently recruiting for a number of Quarry Operatives to join our expanding team based at our Callow Quarry. Our Callow Rock quarry is a limestone quarry located in Shipham Gorge between Cheddar and Shipham on the Mendip Hills, in Somerset.

About the role

As a Quarry Operative reporting to our Site Manager, you’ll join our fantastic operational team to help run the quarry and process plant safely and efficiently.  In this role you will:

  • Operate mobile plant (e.g. loading Shovel, articulated dump truck, excavators) safely and efficiently, which includes carrying out daily safety checks

  • Operate fixed production plant

  • Dispatch and control the quality of product

  • Maintain housekeeping, keeping areas clean, tidy and hazard free and to a high standard

  • Deal with all daily issues professionally and liaise with site management on a regular basis

  • Carry out the daily plant inspections and where a problem exists notify management immediately

  • Be responsible for the plant assets that are entrusted to you i.e. materials, plant buildings, and equipment and stores used therein and efficient employment of them

  • Contribute the effective and efficient operation of all plant operations from the primary stockpile onwards

  • React promptly and effectively to site breakdowns by liaising with maintenance and assisting where needed

  • Monitor and ensure that all production data, plant stoppages, breakdowns, and logs are documented correctly

  • Inspect, carry out and ensure that plant routines are regularly adhered to and that the cleanliness of the plant mechanism, plant area, adjacent buildings, and equipment are at all times properly and regularly inspected, cleaned in accordance with site instructions

  • Carry out other reasonable tasks within the scope of your operation and abilities as and when required

What will you bring?

  • Willing to learn a develop new skills on quarrying equipment

  • Desire to work as part of a team and in an outdoor environment

  • Good communication, planning and time management skills

  • Adhere to Aggregate Industries Health and Safety Procedure

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary and benefits recognising 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

Why join Aggregate Industries?

While you help us become a leader in innovative and sustainable construction solutions, we promise to help you grow in a dynamic working environment that offers attractive working conditions and encourages personal and professional development 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 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. A full range of products which will help you work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably.

We’re also a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

#BuildingProgress for people and the planet.

 



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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 200 sites and around 3,700 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. A full range of products which will help you work sustainably, safely, professionally and profitably.

We’re also a proud member of Holcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 70,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets. #BuildingProgress for people and the planet.