Plant Operator/Compactor Driver

Location Portrush, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.50 - £8.70 per hour
Published 7 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job Ref BA000PO_1501600869

Job Description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation require a Plant Operator to start ASAP

Pay rate: Weeks 1 - 12 £7.50 p/h

Weeks 13+ £8.70 p/h

Location: Portrush

Hours: 37 per week (Monday - Friday)

Key Responsibilities

  • Operation and general maintenance of the site landfill compactors and associated plant and equipment, including carrying out daily and weekly checks as specified by the manufacturer and site manager and reporting faults to the site manager
  • Controlling operations in the working area of the site including vehicle and people movements and the placement and compaction of waste
  • Inspection of waste to ensure compliance with legislation. Reporting to the site manager operators who deposit non-compliant waste. Isolating non-compliant waster so as it can be dealt with by site management or the licensing authority
  • Construction and maintaining temporary site roads to the working area
  • Controlling bird population in the working area by using distress call equipment and other appropriate measures
  • Carrying out daily inspections to the mobile netting system and reporting to the site manager
  • Complete all paper work that is deemed necessary
  • Preform duties in a safe and proper manner and in accordance with the council's health and safety policies as laid down by the health and safety at work order
  • Complying with and activity promoting council policies and procedures on all aspects of equal opportunities

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Operating construction plant which must include a bulldozer or track digger


Operating a landfill compactor

  • The ability to plan ahead and assist with the development of the site and site operations
  • A full current driving licence
  • Be physically fir and willing to work outside in all weather
  • Be prepared to work in dirty and physically demanding environment during mobile netting system moves and during leachate tank cleaning operations
  • Be prepared to work antisocial hours and weekends required

Desirable Criteria

  • Have experience in dealing with customers and the general public
  • Be capable of working at heights
  • Having current C.I.T.B certificates for the operation of-
  1. Landfill compactor
  2. 4 WD tractor and dump trailer
  3. Tele-handler/loading shovel

NB the person appointed has to be prepared to attend training courses to obtain these qualifications if they don't have them

If you are interested in this position and meet ALL essential criteria please apply directly via the link

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