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Plant Operative

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Job Introduction

Are you a Plant Operative looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Plant Operative to join our team at our Head Offices in Abergavenny. Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Penarth, Barry, Porthcawl, Neath, Usk, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil, Llanfoist, Bristol, Chepstow, Pontypridd. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. 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

Reporting directly to the Plant Trainer, the Plant Operative will ensure works activities are carried out effectively to the agreed programme and specification and undertake operations to ensure works are completed to the highest standard.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Plant Operative will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Complying with the Company H&S roles & responsibilities & legislative requirements
  • Understanding the controls identified to safely manage the risks associated with the construction activities
  • Taking care of own H&S and that of others who might be affected by actions
  • Completing and maintaining pre-use checks and equipment inspections as relevant to the role
  • Ensuring timesheets are populated with accurate information; acknowledged and authorised by the Site Management Team
  • Carrying out routine maintenance on plant in line with business and manufacturers recommendations

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Plant Operative who is experienced in the following:

  • Prior experience in machine control
  • Strong communication skills
  • Drive and motivation
  • Strong team player

Furthermore, it is mandatory any candidates have an MPQC/ CPCS Card.

Why Us

For the successful Plant Operative, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • 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 

Griffiths, 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. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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