Landfill Operative

  • Internship

Job description

Job Title - Landfill Operative

Salary - Competitive Salary **** plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location - Blue Haze Landfill, Verwood Road, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3QE

Hours - Full time, 07:15am-16:15pm Monday-Saturday (alternate Saturdays)

What you'll do

This role predominantly involves the operation of heavy mobile plant at both the landfill & transfer station facilities. It will also include a degree of general site/plant maintenance tasks as required by the business. Main duties include:

Undertaking safe and competent operation of a wide range of mobile plant including Wheeled Loading Shovel, 360° Excavator, Dozer, Articulated Dumper, Tractor and Landfill Compactor. Training will be given as required.

Understanding and complying with current Health & Safety legislation, Quality Assurance procedures, site licence regulations, agreed Codes of Practice and any other statutory and legal requirements.

Maximising outgoing vehicle weights within compliance with Legal and company requirements.

Ensuring routine maintenance and cleaning of plant and equipment, including daily checks and reporting of any defects to the site management.

Keeping the site in a reasonably clean and tidy condition at all times by undertaking housekeeping duties.

Completing machine-hours, defect sheets and other related paperwork to the required standards.

The above is a summary of the main responsibilities, all other reasonable work instructions should be undertaken.

Ideal candidate profile

Qualifications :

The experience you will need

Essential :

Basic level of English and Maths.

Ability to communicate effectively within a team

Work on own initiative as well as part of a team

Reliable, punctual and customer orientated

Must hold current in date licences for plant equipment such as CPCS Plant Operators (or similar)

Desirable :

Previous experience within a similar role

Previous mechanical experience with heavy plant

Benefits you will receive within this role are

Peoples Pension

Access to shopping/travel discounts with My Choices

Cycle to work scheme *national minimum wage dependent

Access to health benefits such as: Back in action & Simply Health cash plan

Employee Assistance Program - offers a variety of confidential services to help identify and address problems that impact the workplace

Where you'll work

Blue Haze is a landfill/waste transfer station facility with ancillary operations to include a Gas Utilisation Plant and Leachate Treatment Plant. The site accepts circa 100,000 tonnes of Household, Industrial & Commercial wastes annually, some of which is landfilled and some of which is sent for further treatment enabling recovery & reuse. The majority of your work will be conducted outside operating heavy mobile plant whilst working alongside a small team of up to 9 people.

*Internal applicants only* our employees are employed under standard terms and conditions and in order to promote fairness, any changes to roles/grades as part of an employment offer we make to existing staff-graded employees will be subject to the acceptance of the standardised terms and conditions. Therefore, please be advised that any new terms and conditions may differ from your current contract if you are staff-graded.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.