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General Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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 to join our friendly team based at Tarmac Exeter Asphalt Plant. The site is commutable from Exmouth, Sidmouth, Honiton and surrounding areas. 

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, therefore prior technical experience isn’t always necessary for success.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Asphalt Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Asphalt plant. Responsibilities include: 

  • Operating mobile plant on the Asphalt plant 

  • Meeting customer demand with high quality material and service 

  • Working with the technical department to ensure full compliance at all times 

  • Assisting with general maintenance and general housekeeping of the plant  

  • Adhering the Health and Safety site policies and procedures at all times 

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role you will have a good understanding of Asphalt production processes. You will: 

  • Have experience of operating mobile plant equipment in a similar environment 

  • Have good communication skills and the ability to work within time constraints 

  • Have experience of working with Asphalt, and of ensuring quality of material is maintained throughout production processes 

  • Be IT literate (Microsoft Office) 

  • Have experience of Health and Safety policies and procedures 

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Ongoing Training & Development 
  • Industry Leading Maternity & Paternity Policies
  • 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 to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

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

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. 

Tarmac Trading Limited

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