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Asphalt Operative - Days

Job Reference tarmac/TP/47943/4805

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Contract Type:
Competitive + Overtime + Bonus + Benefits Package
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Job Functions:
Operations, Quarrying and Production
Region / Division:
Operations A&A
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Job Introduction

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

We are currently looking for a Asphalt Operative - Days to join our fantastic team based at our Pershore Asphalt Tarmac site in Worcestershire. Suitable candidates must be IT Literate for this role.

The site is easily accessible via most major road networks, based in the heart of the West Midlands. The site is easily commutable from Pershore, Evesham, Worcester, Malvern, Alcester, Droitwich Spa, Upton-on-Severn, Ledbury, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Ashchurch, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Kidderminster, Bewdley, Stourport-on-Severn, Stratford-on-Avon and surrounding areas.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting directly to Asphalt Plant Supervisor.  The Asphalt Operative - Days will work on the day-to-day operations Asphalt mixing (training will be given), driving mobile plant and other site duties, you will work with the team to the site plan, you will ensure that stocks are maintained and replenished in good time.

Your responsibilities as the Asphalt Operative - Days will include (not exhaustive):

  • Mixing of Asphalt – training will be given to the right candidate
  • Working with other members of the team to ensure that customers get good quality material and on-time deliveries
  • Assist the Supervisor with meeting daily/weekly production targets
  • Follow SHE policies and procedures
  • Ensure Plant conforms with safety requirements at all times
  • Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality responsibilities
  • Inspections on the plant and acting on defects and implement remedial action
  • Ensure that plant availability is maximised
  • Working to keep housekeeping around site to a high standard

The role is a DAYS role Monday – Friday and Saturday AM.  Overtime is available to meet with our site’s needs

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate 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.

To succeed in the role of a Asphalt Operative - Days the following is what we are looking for in a future colleague:

  • ESSENTIAL - IT Literate
  • Knowledge of Plant
  • Shovel License – desirable
  • Good Timekeeping – flexible as to the site requirements 
  • Good Communication skills – bringing problems to the attention of Line Management
  • Previous experience in mobile plant operations
  • Full UK Manual Car Driving Licence

Previous experience working in a Plant / Mixing / Asphalt / RMX / Readymix / Quarry environment would prove highly beneficial; but this is not essential as training will be given to the right candidate.

Why Us

Along with the role of Asphalt Operative - Days we additionally offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • 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 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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