Plant Operator (Ref: 10164/10263)

We are currently recruiting for a Plant Operator working as part of our small team, you will learn to operate our Asphalt Mixing Plant, at our Westleigh Quarry on the Devon/Somerset border. No qualification or experience is necessary, but you must be able to work varying shift patterns including some nights & weekends.

 

About the role

As a Plant Operator you will control the fixed and mobile plant to produce asphalt for major projects such as the resurfacing of the M5 and other major local road networks.

Other elements of the role include:

  • Our plant dries and heats raw stone ingredients, mixes these to a recipe with bitumen and other additives, the operator then loads the hot asphalt material onto lorries for timed dispatch to construction sites.

  • You would be trained to drive our front end loading shovel which is used to feed the stone ingredient into feed bins for processing.

  • There are some basic maintenance tasks such as site cleaning (using large firefighting style hosepipe) and greasing to help keep the plant operational.

  • Carrying out pre-start checks on fixed and mobile plant and ensure that it is safe to operate

  • Produce mixed material for dispatch in line with company specifications

  • Operate the plant in a controlled, safe and cost-effective manner

  • Notify line management of any safety concerns, near misses or incidents

What will you bring?

  • IT literacy

  • Flexibility with work hours and willing to work weekend and evening shifts as required

  • The desire for training and a willingness to learn

 

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive Salary plus overtime, 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.