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Plant Operator

Job Title: Plant Operator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Whetstone
Salary: £12.50 - 13.50 per hour
REF: Harry32433
Contact Name: Harry Cavell
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Plant Operator. You will be working based in Whetstone

Monday - Friday

Temp Contract

Pay rate up to £13.50ph via umbrella

Job Purpose

The purpose of the transfer station plant operative is to oversee the acceptance of waste into the WTS, appropriate segregation and sorting and bulking for onward transport to treatment destinations regularly operating plant such as loading shovels, telehandlers and forklift trucks.

Main Duties

  • To carry out duties, individually or as a member of a team, to maximise recycling at the facility
  • To assist and help maximise and improve the segregation of recyclables on the site including picking and sorting of waste from trade customers
  • To operate the sites loading shovel, telehandler, waste master, RORO shunter, forklift truck in addition to any other heavy plant as reasonable directed by Team Leader
  • To undertake cleaning and oversee maintenance of all the site’s mobile plant 
  • To undertake inspections in line with agreed timescales
  • To ensure the site’s opening and closing times are adhered to at all times according to the relevant site permit and Council operating procedures
  • To complete all regulatory and statutory paperwork as advised by your line manager within the time required
  • To ensure that all waste entering the site is verified as being in accordance with the relevant site permit

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Harry Cavell on