Loading Shovel Operator

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Role: Loading Shovel Operator
Reporting to: Site Manager
Working Hours: 07:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday (Some Saturdays Required)
Contract type: Full-time, Permanent


Operating and maintaining heavy plant machinery and equipment in a professional manner, in accordance with all Health and Safety requirements and ensuring production plans are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining plant and heavy machinery in a safe and responsible manner, being mindful of all other site users and visitors, at all times.
  • Ensuring production plans and daily targets are met and working with other operators and site staff to achieve them.
  • Effectively report performance of plant machinery and equipment to Site Supervisor.
  • Identify areas of improvement to maintenance and effectively communicate with relevant Supervisors and Senior Operators to establish effective and efficient preventative maintenance of all plant.
  • Ensure product quality requirements are met.
  • Ensure all company procedures are always followed, with special focus on Health & Safety.
  • Resolving day to day issues whenever possible.
  • Communicating in a professional manner with external bodies, customers, contractors and delivery drivers.
  • Keeping in constant communication with Supervisors and other Operators.
  • Offer flexibility.
  • Learning and supporting implementation of new plant, machinery, processes and technologies.
  • Ensure timekeeping and paperwork requirements are met.
  • Complete daily defect, production and compliance records.
  • Ensure house-keeping standards are met.

Qualifications / Experience Required: Driving a Wheel Loading Shovel: 1 year (preferred)

Language: English (required)

Licence/Certification: Driving Licence (required)

If you are interested in the role, please submit cover letter and CV to [email protected].