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Waste Operative

Job Title: Waste Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25113230002
Job Published: October 01, 2019 15:17

Job Description

Waste Operative (Woking)
Ref: 25113230002

About Amey
Everyone at Amey works together towards this common aim, which we call our 'Better Places' goal. We're a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work. Today we are one of the most diverse companies in our sector. So at Amey you can grow in a specific sector to broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where an Amey career can take you. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?
Driving a variety of mobile plant vehicles, including wheeled and tracked loading shovels, landfill compactor, telescopic handler, compost turner, 360 grab, and dumper truck, to meet the requirements of site operations.

What will this role involve?
Collect refuse/recycling from requested locations and dispose of at the appropriate waste collection sites
To assist where appropriate with the daily vehicle inspections
load as directed
Operate the compaction controls of a company vehicle when required
Operate the ‘in cab device’ where applicable
Ensure that were premises, gates, barriers are unlocked to gain access and they are relocked, paying particular attention to the safeguarding of keys
Cleaning rubbish irresponsibly dumped (i.e. fly tipped) if required
Carry out and assist with Loading responsibilities as required
Work as a member of a team and receive any instructions from Supervisors and communicate them to other crew members
Ensure paperwork is completed fully and passed to relevant Supervisor
Ensure the satisfactory completion of work in accordance with instructions
Ensure compliance with both company vehicle policy and all legislative requirements
Be compliant with Health and Safety at work requirements
Give advice, guidance and assistance to new or inexperienced staff
Carry out any reasonable task or other duties and responsibilities as may be required
At all times carrying out responsibilities/duties with regard to the Company’s Equal Opportunities Policy
The reporting of close calls and incidence where damage/harm is caused
What are we looking for?
Basic literacy skills
Previous experience in customer services and customer care skills
Administrative skills
Maintaining level of service in all weather conditions
Experience of working under prolonged periods of sustained physical effort
Ability to work as part of a team
Flexible approach to hours of work
Health and Safety awareness and knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
Manual handling
What makes this role unique?
You will be responsible for checking that the mobile plant you drive is safe and legal, and reporting any faults or problems immediately to avoid accidents or breaches of the law.