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General Operative (Nightshift)

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Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a General Operative (night shift) to join our friendly team based at our Tarmac Cross Green Asphalt Plant in Leeds, Yorkshire. This role is easily accessible from Leeds, Rothwell, Oulton, Swillington, Garforth, Wetherby, Whinmoor, Oakwood, Bradford, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Headingley, Otley, Castleford, Pontefract, Halifax and the surrounding areas.

This General Operative (night shift) role will be working 48 hrs/week across Monday-Friday nights.

Here at Tarmac, 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

Role Responsibility

The role of General Operative (night shift) will be a part of the Multi-Skilled Operative team which produces dry aggregates material for the construction industry. As well as delivering best in class Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality performance for our Plant operations.

This role will specifically focus on operational tasks including:

  • Operating the on site asphalt plant to produce various different type of asphalt product.
  • Driving efficiencies and plant optimisation.
  • Working with aggregates on site and operating machinery as per the role of General Operative (night shift) including operating mobile plant
  • Day to day maintenance, maintaining the highest levels of housekeeping
  • Maintenance and driving a culture of zero harm and behavioural safety
  • Compliance and awareness Health and Safety measure around the site


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of General Operative (night shift) will be able to demonstrate proven experience working within an Industrial, Factory or similar production environment as an operative. As well as possess good communication skills and have a real desire in developing both operative and supervisory skills.

As part of an operational team, you should be able to demonstrate proven experience of working within a similar environment. You will also:

  • Have knowledge of the industry - ideally quarrying or asphalt plant
  • Be flexible and able to work as part of an effective Multi-Skilled Operative team
  • Be self motivated and able to motivate other colleagues in the team
  • Have knowledge of Risk Assessments within role of General Operative (night shift) 
  • Have knowledge of SSOW (HIRA) and Permit systems (preferred but not essential)
  • Be compliant and engage with company policies, targets, goals and standards
  • Be IT literate
  • Shovel Licence – desirable


Why Tarmac

In addition to the role of General Operative (night shift) we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • 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.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, 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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Tarmac Trading Limited


Tarmac Trading Limited

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