Quarry Operative (Ref: 10475)

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 (Somerset).  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 the success of the site.  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 aggregate

  • 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

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

  • Carrying out daily plant inspections

What will you bring?

  • A working knowledge of health and safety procedures and protocols

  • 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

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.

e’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.