Loading Shovel Operative - Material Recovery Facility - VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT - Hampshire - Wizbii

Loading Shovel Operative - Material Recovery Facility

Job description

Position based in Alton Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4JD
Closing date 26th September 2018

Salary - £17,000 plus £1200 attendance bonus per annum

Hours - weekly alternating shifts 0600-1430 and 1430-2300 Monday to Friday

Our employees are the people that make the world go round. They make sure that the cities, towns and villages that you live in are safe, clean and warm. They keep things running smoothly for people today, and for our kids tomorrow. It may not always be glamorous, but their work really matters.

Job Purpose:

To operate the Mobile Plant on site and complete any other tasks relevant to the safe and

efficient Operation of the site.


Operate the Front Loading Shovels shedder and 360-degree Excavator to transport waste safely and competently on completion of relevant training.

Routine maintenance of mobile plant and equipment, including oils and water checks and reporting defects to the Shift Supervisor.

Keep the sites/plant in a reasonably clean and tidy condition at all times by undertaking litter-picking

duties, as instructed/required.

Liaise with site personnel, contractors, tipping authorities and members of the haulage department.

Complete machine/plant hours, defect sheets and other related paperwork to the required standards.

To ensure that the correct waste types are accepted and any none conforming wastes are reported and dealt with accordingly

To carry out quality checks on the outgoing recycled material to ensure that it meets the market quality standards.

To ensure that outgoing weights of recycled material are maximised

To assist with the training of new operators and to be available to work additional hours/days to cover holidays and sickness as and when required

Seeked profile

Qualifications :

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

Experience and Training certificates for a Front Loading Shovel and 360 degree excavator essential

Full UK driving licence and transport due to the location is essential

Experience in recycling or waste management is a strong advantage

Work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

Flexible with working hours.

Veolia is an equal opportunities employer. Job titles and job content are presented without bias either of gender, race or disability and that nothing in either words or illustrations indicate any role stereotyping.

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