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General Operative

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 (Surfacing) to join our friendly team based in Cross Green, Leeds.

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 successful candidate in this role will specifically focus on operational tasks including:

  • A surfacing operative works in a team of 8 men therefore you will need to be able to work well in a team and undertake various roles within that team.
  • Working with coated materials on-site and operating plant (including pavers, rollers and street-masters).
  • Working with aggregates on-site and operating machinery (including dumpers and loading shovels).
  • 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 measures around the site

The Ideal Candidate

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

  • Ideally able to operate surfacing plant (paver, tractor, rollers) and hold relevant plant tickets together with CSCS card. Training will be given to suitable candidates who don't hold some of the relevant tickets.
  • Hold a full driving licence.
  • Happy to work a mixture of days, nights and weekends and travel in company van to sites mainly in Yorkshire but sometimes to Lancashire, East Midlands or the North East.
  • Be conversant with a wide range of surfacing works, eg, Motorway resurfacing, new build construction and street works.

Why Tarmac

We 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
  • Training and development opportunities

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

Tarmac Trading Limited


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