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Weighbridge 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 Weighbridge Operative to join our friendly team based at Tarmac Hafod Asphalt Plant, Newport. As well as Newport this site is accessible from Blackwood, Abercarn, Rogerstone, Cwmbran, Nelson, New Inn, Ystrad Mynach and the 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 

Role Responsibility

As a Weighbridge Operative you will work as part of the Multi-Skilled Operational 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. 

In the role of Weighbridge Operative you will specifically focus on operational tasks including: 

  • Operating weighbridge 

  • Assisting customers with their orders 

  • Planning of asphalt production 

  • Liaising with site team members - Asphalt Staff, shovel operatives, site management 

  • Liaising with internal team members - Distribution, orders, stock control 

  • Housekeeping duties on site 

  • Compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental around the site 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Weighbridge Operative will be able to demonstrate proven experience working within an Industrial, Factory or similar environment as an operative or labourer. 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 will be able to demonstrate proven experience of working within a similar environment. You will also: 

  • Have knowledge of the industry and ideally of quarrying 

  • 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  

  • Have knowledge of SSOW (HIRA) and Permit systems (preferred but not essential) 

  • Be compliant and engage with company policies, targets, goals and standards 

Why Us

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

  • 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 (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and menopause 

  • 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. 

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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Tarmac Trading Limited 

Tarmac Trading Limited

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