General Quarry Operative

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We are currently looking for aGeneral Quarry Operativeto join our friendly team based at Tarmac Snabe Sand & Gravel Quarry, Strathaven. The base site is easily accessible from Darvel, Kilmarnock, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Bellshill, Monkton, Lanark and surrounding areas.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and its important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

The role ofGeneral Quarry Operativeis part of a key team of Operatives producing dry aggregates material for the construction industry. As well as delivering best in class Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance for our Plant operations, asGeneral Quarry Operativeyouwill specifically focus on operational tasks including:

  • Working with aggregates on site and operating machinery (including dumpers and loading shovels)
  • Day to day maintenance of the plant, maintaining the highest levels of housekeeping
  • Training and operation on static plant operations to help drive plant optimisation
  • Working with other members of the team to ensure that customers get good quality material and on-time deliveries
  • Loading shovel (mobile Plant) preferred but not essential
  • Maintaining and driving a culture of zero harm and behavioural safety
  • Compliance and awareness Health and Safety measure around the site
The Ideal Candidate

Suitable candidates for the roleGeneral Quarry Operativewill be able to demonstrate proven experience preferably working within a similar aggregates environment or an Industrial or Factory environment as an operative or labourer. You will also possess good communication skills and have a real desire in developing both operative and supervisory skills.

As part of an operational team, the ideal candidatefor the role ofGeneral Quarry Operativewill also:

  • Have knowledge of the industry, Plant and ideally of quarrying
  • Previous experience in mobile Plant operations preferred
  • Be flexibleand able to work as part of an effective Quarry Operative team
  • Be self motivated and able to motivate other colleagues in the team
  • Have knowledge of Risk Assessments within role ofoperative
  • Have knowledge of SSOW (HIRA) and Permit systems (preferred but not essential)
  • Be compliant and engage with company policies, targets, goals and standards
  • Good timekeeping flexible as to the Units requirements
  • Good communication skills bringing problems to the attention of Line Management
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Be IT literate
  • Shovel License preferred but not essential
Why Tarmac

In addition to the role ofGeneral Quarry Operativewe offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access tojoin our Employee Communities inc.BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

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Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Strathaven, Scotland, UK