Heavy Plant Operatives

Ashton Recruitment is currently recruiting Heavy Plant Operatives for our clients based in Belfast Harbour. Ideally our clients are recruiting for Excavator Drivers, Crane Operators, Dumper Drivers, Loading Shovel Operators, and Telehandlers. If you have previous experience in one of the relevant machinery our client will be able to offer further training for other machinery.

Position: Heavy Plant Operators

Location: Belfast

Duration: Temporary to Permanent (permanent positions available dependant on Performance, Timekeeping & Attendance)

Rate of Pay: £16 per hour

Overtime: £21 per hour paid after 44 hours

Hours of Work:

Sunday to Thursday, 7am to 7pm (1 day off between Sunday to Thursday)

Off on Fridays & Saturdays

Applicants would need to be flexible with client working hours as they may be required to work overtime during busy periods.

Benefits: Free on-site car parking, over time available, pension and holiday contributions, PPE Supplied

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting the loading and unloading of materials
  • Driving various machinery
  • Assisting in the movement of goods
  • Working in a safe and timely fashion to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Working in accordance with health and safety regulations
  • Great training opportunities
  • All other labouring and cleaning duties as required.

Essential Criteria:

2 Years’ Experience driving any of the following –

  • Loading Shovels
  • Excavators
  • Dumper Drivers

Note: Our client will supply PPE (Not including Safety Boots) and undertake Drug & Alcohol Tests unannounced.

Ashton Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Business.

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