Front Shovel Operative

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Position based at Long Marston, Stratford upon Avon

Hours: Monday to Friday – 0600 – 1400 and 1400 – 2200

Salary is weekly paid at £421 approx

Job Purpose:

This prestigious world leader of metal recycling is seeking a front shovel operative who is capable of working a double day shift pattern. In return as a front shovel operative you will get weekly pay of £9.59 per hour plus shift allowance.

Daily operational responsibilities range from checking incoming wastes, operating the site front shovel loaders to shred the waste, maintaining recycling piles to name a few, if you have a 360 grab licence this would be advantageous.


  • Carry out site operations of the Long Marston site day to day activities
  • Responsible for Site Operations covering: efficient running of plant and loading shovel
  • Deputise for banksman in absence
  • Responsible for plant and associated attachments on all sites, including maintenance.
  • Operate weighbridge when required
  • Checking incoming loads
  • Removing contrary material as required
  • Using a front shovel loader
  • Other general site duties as required

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise own workload
  • Front shovel loader license essential (Or equivalent)
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of recycling waste material
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Full driving license.

Job Type: Permanent

Required licences or certifications:

  • Do you have experience within the waste industry?
  • Do you have a full UK driving licence?
  • Do you have a Front loading shovel license?

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