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Quarry Operative (Ref: 9852)

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Tendley Quarries have an exciting opportunity for a Quarry Operative to join their operation based locally to Cockermouth. Tendley Quarry is a busy limestone quarry with static crushing plants, aggregate screens as well as on site Asphalt Plant. About the role As a Quarry Operative reporting to our Site Manager, you’ll join our operational team to help run the quarry and process plant safely and efficiently. Other elements of the role include: Operation of mobile plant (Loading Shovel, Articulated Dump Truck) safely and efficiently carrying out daily safety checks Operation of fixed crushing plants Operation of Asphalt production plant Dispatching and controlling the quality of product Maintaining a high standard of housekeeping, keeping areas clean, tidy and hazard free Follow all Health & Safety regulations always putting safety before any task To carry out the daily plant inspections and where a problem exists notify management immediately To react promptly and effectively to site breakdowns by liaising with maintenance and assisting where needed Completing risk assessments and safe systems of work with management before starting any maintenance task To monitor and ensure that all production data, plant stoppages, breakdowns, and logs are documented correctly To inspect, carry out and ensure that plant routines are regularly adhered to and that the cleanliness of the plant mechanism, plant area, adjacent buildings, and equipment are at all times properly and regularly inspected, cleaned in accordance with site instructions To be flexible to carry out other reasonable tasks within the scope of your operation and abilities as and when required including operating the weighbridge and working at Peel Place Sand and gravel Quarry at Gosforth. What will you bring? A highly motivated individual with drive and enthusiasm Willing to learn new skills with a drive to succeed Excellent communication and team working skills Good organisational skills Ability to work to deadline Previous experience within a similar industry Full Driving Licence is essential What can we offer you? Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognising the contribution you bring Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business Why join Aggregate Industries? To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. About Aggregate Industries We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

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