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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 team in Higham, Kentford, CB8 7QT. We’re 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

Reporting directly to the Unit Manager you will working as part of the site production team and will be responsible for: 

  • Ensuring daily tasks are completed including general site housekeeping and basic maintenance  

  • The safe and efficient operation of mobile (loading shovel) and fixed plant 

  • Other duties including assisting with site maintenance projects 

  • Adhering to on-site Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role you will ideally have worked within a similar working environment. You will also: 

  • Ideally have knowledge of Aggregate and Asphalt products 

  • Have knowledge and experience of Health and Safety policies and procedures at work 

  • Have shovel loader/telehandler/ 360 excavator experience (required) 

  • Possess numeracy and literacy skills 

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team 

  • Be motivated 

  • Be flexible in your working approach 

Why Tarmac

In addition to the role of General Operative we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Industry Leading Maternity & Paternity Policies
  • 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 

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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