Job Description

Loading Shovel Operator

Job title:Loading Shovel Operator
Job location:Luton (LU3 1RJ)
Hourly pay rate:£14.50 per hour PAYE
Shifts:Days and occasional Saturdays
Hours per week:40 plus overtime
Start date:April/May 2021
Industries considered:Construction, groundworks, scrap/salvage and recycling
Disciplines considered:Driving experience for Volvo L120 / L150 or CAT 996L Loaders

Client Summary:

Probably the largest mover of Freight on Earth

Position Summary

We are looking for a skilled and competent Loading Shovel Operator to commence work at our Terminal in Luton. Working from our Client's site the role will involve the loading of aggregates in to waiting Lorries plus stockpiling material according to need and haulage requirements.

As a competent operator, you will show a high level of competency befitting the effective operation of a wheeled loader to include pre-use and end of shift vehicle and fuel checks. Undertake and complete daily and weekly inspections paperwork plus the recording of fuel usage. You will also be responsible for basic cleaning of the unit as required

Hours of work are 07.00 to 16.00 Monday to Friday with occasional Saturdays by prior arrangement

Person Profile/Experience:

You will ideally have a minimum of 3 years' experience operating a Loading Shovel and be adept in the management and movement of loose aggregates and loading of a broad range of vehicles, in particular, 6 and 8 wheel tippers and articulated wagons
You will have a good sense of purpose and an excellent work ethic plus an eye for detail. You should be able to evidence your readiness to take pride in what you do and have a sound knowledge of Health and Safety at Work
Ideally you will have previous experience of working in a similar area of industry. We are happy to receive applications from those that have experience of moving waste/recycling, scrap or having undertaken extensive ground/site works where the loading of trucks has been part of the role

Key Criteria:

Minimum 3 years' experience of operating a Loading Shovel
CPCS, NPORS or EPIC competency ticket
Excellent time keeping
Time flexible
Ideally reside within 15 miles of the terminal

Contact Information:
Email:(url removed)
Phone: (Direct Line) (phone number removed)


Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client