We are currently looking for a Trainee Asphalt Plant Operative to join our friendly team based at Melbur asphalt plant near Newquay. Here at Aggregate Industries, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.
Reporting directly to the Plant Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for operating computer software to mix asphalt to specification, working with other members of the team to ensure that customers get good quality material and on-time deliveries. Learning how to operate mobile plant like wheeled loading shovels, mini diggers and telescopic handlers.
The Trainee Asphalt Plant Operative will work with an internal team to learn how to plan the mixing program, ensuring that stocks are maintained and replenished in good time. You will also carry out inspections on the plant and carry out housekeeping tasks and basic daily maintenance.
We are offering industry recognised training and qualifications for fixed and mobile plant
What’s on offer?
Competitive Salary, 25 days holiday (with options to increase) and other benefits – all recognizing the contribution you bring.
Be valued and supported, working as part of a highly respected team in a business that has a huge focus on Health & Safety.
Opportunities for career progression both at home and abroad (via our parent company Holcim).
An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business.
What will you bring?
The ideal candidate will possess good communication skills and have a real desire to learn and develop both operational and supervisory skills.
Basic mathematics and IT skills are essential.
Previous experience working as an Operative, Operator or Labourer is preferred but not essential, as full training will be given.
Experience in operation of mobile and static plant (Loading Shovel, Rigid Dump Truck, Excavators).
Ability to work as part of a 24 hours operation team with night shifts.
A highly motivated individual with drive and enthusiasm.
Good organisational skills.
Ability to work to deadlines.
We welcome applications from people fleeing the situation in Ukraine.
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.
We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
Find out how we are building progress on our Careers Website – https://www.aggregate.com/careers
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