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So, why work for us? Here at Team Dunton it’s not just about what we do but how we do it! We care about the environment, we care about our customers and we care about each other.

We want ‘A Team’ players to work with us, to grow our business and make a huge positive impact on our organisation. This means you will not only have the skill and technical expertise that your chosen profession requires but also are a great communicator with a ‘can do’ attitude, you are enthusiastic and reliable and always strive to do the right thing for the right reasons. We reward great performance, not only with great packages and varied development opportunities, but also loyalty and support.

If this sounds like your kind of place, and you think you sound like our kind of person please check the currently available vacancies below. If there isn’t anything in your field or location please use the form to send us your CV, along with details of what you may be interested in and we’ll add you to our candidate database to keep in touch about future opportunities.

Dunton have sites across the UK and our new Head Office is now based in Aldridge Walsall.

We employ great people. When it comes to employee performance, we always aim for outstanding. That’s because we know that one outstanding employee can outshine an entire team. It’s our goal to hire and retain performing “A” Players.

Current Vacancies

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The purpose of this role is to manage and oversee all projects by liaising with Project Managers and Site Managers on a daily basis.

Working Relationships

· All internal departments

· External suppliers

· Potential and existing clients

Job Accountabilities

Before a project starts:

1. Confirmation that pre-start meeting has taken place and all pre-start issues assigned to a party.

2. Ensure project has a master program

3. Check budget from evaluate

4. Confirmation of health and safety documentation issue

5. Check works method statements.

During Projects:

Prepare Weekly project report to include

a. Confirmation of actions needed from pre-start meeting

b. Program update and deviations report

c. health and safety audits

d. Reports on accidents

e. Reports on damage

f. Report on any extra works

g. Weekly cost reports

h. Weekly labour movement plan

i. ITPs and handovers

After completion of the project

1. Confirmation of completion of health and safety file and issue to client

2. Confirmation from Client for sign off of works in writing

3. Final account meeting with client and agreed sums

4. Photos and narrative for case study

5. Information for final reporting

· Has been given a full brief of the project and understands all aspects of program, budget, technical and validation issues. Has a hard copy of all the documents described above. Has assigned all relevant operational tasks for action

· Has made a list of all plant, labour and materials needed for the project before works on site start

· Is ordering resources based on tender budgets including rates and durations

· Is completing purchase order as per company format

· Is managing the weekly resource request forms from site and ensuring that adequate supply of all resources is taking place

· Is visiting each site at least once per week and reviewing, program, budget, extra costs, quality and meeting with the client. Has clearly communicated the project program, key budget targets and validation matters to the team

· Has a clear understanding of the budget and contracted scope of works. Is ensuring that weekly updates are being made to directors on additional costs and the client has agreed to and signed off all extra works items

· Has clear understanding of the scope of our testing and validation responsibilities

· Is overseeing the health and safety on site and the site audits and making changes as required

· Attends handover meeting with client and completes feedback forms with client

Strategic issues to manage:

· Growing demand for technical paperwork and needs to produce accurate reports

· Increasing standards for health and safety and need to raise our standard’s

· Need to increase commercial awareness amongst site managers and build a regular cost reporting system

· Need to develop site operations report and feedback system

· Need to build relationships with Client on site and in office

· Need to develop active client feedback surveys

· Need to develop supply chain relationships and manage terms

· New staff and plant requirements

Skills and Aptitude

· Strong negotiation skills

· Organisational skills

· Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

· Problem solving skills

· Leadership skills

Experience

· Minimum 3-5 years’ experience within a similar role

Qualifications

· Industry standard qualifications such as but not limited to SMSTS HNC HND Civil Engineering Project management

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £55,000.00-£80,000.00 per year

We are seeking an events administrator/caterer who enjoys both the planning, supporting and hands on catering of training/general work events.

If you have a catering background and an aptitude for administration and are keen to take the lead on the coordination and planning for in-house events, we would be keen to hear from you.

Our modern offices house a large break out area for staff and training centre, along with its own gymnasium. We are keen on health and wellbeing and would like someone who has that aptitude and support on our bi-weekly fruit shops and healthy food options for staff.

The hours are typically 9-5pm but requires flexible where necessary for events. Any work outside of working hours can be taken in lieu.

If you would like an informal chat please call Katie Wilcock on 0121 356 4360.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,000.00-£24,000.00 per year

Job Purpose Statement

You will be expected to provide a competitive accurate estimate for remediation and earthworks projects. You will assess the feasibility of projects, estimating the cost of remediation, ground engineering and earthworks, as well as advising on the tendering methodology programme.

Working Relationships

Key relationships internal/external:-

All internal departments including:-

Line Manager (Updates on Tenders)

§ New Tenders

§ Go/No Go outcomes

§ Priced Tenders (Values, durations etc.)

Estimating Team

CEO and Operations Director (Mainly for Tender Sign Off)

Contract Managers/Engineers (Phasing and quantities)

Technical Department (Material Disposal assessments)

External Suppliers and Sub Contractors

Existing and Potential Clients

Estimating/Tendering

· Pre-assessments done as per go/no go sheet within 3 days of receiving inquiry

· Pricing projects accurately and competitively as defined by the scope of works whilst fully exploring any opportunities (angles) for value engineered solutions.

· Reviewing proposed forms of contract with Operations Director/Commercial Manager and identifying any conditions that require objection/negotiation.

· Attendance to any relevant client meetings, site visits or other as requested by client or as necessary.

· Submitting all projects on time based on the clients deadlines. Where minimal time has been given to review information etc., liaising with client to get a reasonable and justified extension.

· Arrange sign off meetings with CEO via Executive Assistant to Directors to gain sign off from CEO prior to submission.

· Submitting tenders with all necessary documentation including:

· Winning priced tenders

· Attendance to post tender review meetings/client pre-start meetings

Project Launch/Project Post Mortem

· Attendance to initial internal site based project team meeting on handed over projects to ensure smooth transition and to answer any queries

· Launching projects and piecing together all tender data into an operational package for site start including scope of works, terms and conditions, programme and tech data and communicate to operations team

· Setting programmed budgets for operations based on tender data

· Assist Commercial team in appointing subcontractors.

· Communicate with buyer on budgets for various tendered items

· Any systems improvements

Skills/abilities and Aptitude

(including team working, safety awareness)

The key skills, abilities and aptitude, including the those relating to the core values, e.g. additional would be verbal/written communication, IT skills, team working).

Experience (Essential/Desirable)

Any previous experience required to undertake the role, e.g. experience a managing team etc.

· Experience of working within a civil engineering/earthworks/remediation company or within a geo-environmental environment.

· Essential to have working experience of the components of the role to work independently with little or no supervision.

· Knowledge of salesforce or similar.

· Able to estimate from first principles.

Qualifications (Essential/Desirable)

Any relevant qualifications or formal training required to undertake the role, e.g. CIPD, relevant degree or good standard of written English,

· HND or degree in Civil Engineering, quantity surveying, building surveying, structural engineering or construction management or evidence of equivalent job experience or other relevant qualification.

· A relevant CSCS card would be advantageous

General and Specialist Knowledge

Any general or specific knowledge required to undertake the role, e.g. knowledge of the construction sector

· Highly proficient in numeracy

· Able to undertake project management

· Detail orientated

· Able to work under pressure and to deadlines

· Commercially aware of the construction industry

· Excellent at problem solving

· Analytically minded, including having the ability to undertake financial analysis

· A team player

· Confident to deliver presentations

· Organised and methodical

· Good at record keeping

· Assertive and resilient

· Excellent Computer Literacy (word and excel)

· A keen interest in Environmental Remediation Technology.

· Negotiation skills

· Excellent written and spoken English

· Ability to read and interpret different sources of written information including CAD file drawings etc.

Working knowledge of conditions of contract is an advantage

Special Requirements

Anything is outside the areas above, and is required to undertake the role, e.g. the ability to travel nationally, car driver etc.

· Full driving licence

· Flexibility

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£55,000.00 per year

We are seeking an experienced Operations Manager to join Dunton Technologies. The role will initially be based in the Midlands and will require overview at 2 sites in the Midlands and one in Cheshire initially.

Dunton Technologies is beginning a growth cycle and therefore we require someone who is keen to progress and ensure the operations of the Hubs are to “gold” standard.

If you have good operational experience within the contaminated waste sector and are keen to progress, please contact us.

Reporting to: Divisional Director

Location: National

Job Purpose Statement

Exciting new opportunity.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the profitable, efficient, safe and compliant operations of our waste facilities and oversee/develop and growth this area of the business

The role requires a high quality of service delivery to all customers in accordance with the regulatory permit, planning conditions and internal company procedures and policies. This role also requires the enlistment of a highly motivated and appropriately trained team of operational support staff.

The role is to coordinate and control the activities of the waste treatment facility, ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner enabling the company to meet its legal duties under Health & Safety law.

Working Relationships

· Directors

· Operational support staff

· Sales

· Commercial

· Compliance

· Plant Hire and Suppliers

Job Accountabilities

§ Ensures smooth operations of the soil and waste treatment facilities and the site managers in adherence to SHEQ, cost and programme whilst maximising production.

§ Responsible for cost control and profitability.

§ Planning of operational activities.

§ Management and reporting of key operational performance indicators to leverage team performance.

§ Ensuring adequate operational support staffing, mentoring, and developing direct reports to meet succession planning needs.

§ Identifying the necessary skills, training and development to ensure the competence of team members in their respective roles and actively manage team performance.

§ Ensuring compliance with all other company policies and procedures.

Skills and Aptitude

  • Planning
  • Record Keeping
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Teamwork
  • Flexible attitude
  • Commercial acumen
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Budget Management
  • Experience of working within the Hazardous Waste industry and knowledge of legislation.
  • Relevant professional experience, including managing a mixed skills team in a busy demanding environment
  • Computer literate/using MS Office applications
  • Preparation of risk assessments & method statements
  • Understanding of the commercial aims of contracts
  • Full driving licence

Experience

· At least 5 years operational management experience ideally within a waste facilities.

· Must have a good knowledge of operation of excavators, material recycling plants, screeners and all general plant.

Qualifications

  • CSCS competency card
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid preferable.
  • COTC level 4 in managing hazardous treatment and transfer operations preferable.
  • IOSH Managing Safely preferable.
  • Degree or Diploma desirable.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £50,000.00 per year

Job description

Picking Station Operative/Labourer

To directly oversee contaminated waste/asbestos picking based operations and to maintain an efficient and safe delivery of the compliance objectives, ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Requires:-

CSCS

CPCS (Where applicable)

SMSTS (Desirable)

First Aid (Desirable)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £80 per day

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to provide all the setting out and surveying requirements of the sites and the business. You will report directly to the Site/Projects Manager for your duties as well as the Contracts Manager for the projects you will be required to work on. You will be expected to calculate volumetric surveys and 3D modelling as well as setting out and site surveying.

Working Relationships

· All Internal departments

· Client and his representatives

· Directors

Job Accountabilities

· Plan and agree required work across sites with the Contract Manager

· For accurately setting out the works on site.

· Re-measure quantities of cut/fill, stockpiles and areas when required and provide cut/fill volumetric calculations when required.

· Maintaining up to date information for the project, recording locations of testing and record keeping of site activities as required and all projects.

· Constructing required 3D models for use with the GPS software used by our own plant

· Knowledge on machine control and designs.

· Understand technical information.

· Resolving any unexpected engineering problems.

· Accurate Setting out, levelling and surveying the site using GPS, total stations and dumpy levels.

· Review design/construction drawing against tender information.

Skills and Aptitude

· Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders on all levels

· Ability to work well under pressure and work to tight deadlines

· Ability to manage and consider multiple tasks across multiple projects at any one time

· Be proficient in the use of Total stations, GPS equipment, automatic levels, surveying software, 3D modelling, volumetric calculations including software and general computer software

· Organisational skills

· Ability to prioritise

· Proactivity

· Communication skills (verbal and written)

· Commercial Acumen

· Integrity and trust

· Professional and confident

· Effective communication skill and the ability to communicate with people at all levels

· Have an awareness of current H&S legislation, CDM 2015 and other relevant construction industry legislation

Experience

· Proficient use of Total Stations, GPS (Trimble) and all surveying equipment

· Earthworks setting out and measurement

· Quantification of cut, fill and stockpile volumes

· Surveying software and 3D modelling (AutoCAD, 3D MOD, LSS, Trimble Business Centre etc.)

· Remediation

· Record keeping

Qualifications

· Ideally possess a relevant qualification in Geometric Engineering.

· CSCS Card

· Essential to have excellent numeracy ability and a good standard of English

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,834.00-£45,000.00 per year

Job Purpose Statement
An exciting opportunity for an experienced graduate who is looking to first manage a site with the opportunity to develop to a regional management role.

The individual would manage and oversee the technical role of a project via either a technical engineer, consultant or yourself. To work closely with the Project team to secure best value testing companies, organise testing and managing the results. To ensure good records are kept on an ongoing basis and a final report is submitted to the customer at the agreed time. To ensure we remain compliant at site and we progress with our works diligently. To work closely with the site team to ensure testing is done in line with production and results are fed back timely. To work with the team to ensure we make savings against the budget of at least 2.5%. To review an interpolate chemical and geotechnical information to enable quantification of tender and site working volumes. To evaluate data, waste characterisation , treatment and disposal of soils and water and soil geotechnical improvement and compaction testing.

Person Specification

Skills/abilities and Aptitude

Positive / Can Do, Integrity, Selfless, Accountable, Professional, Conscientious, Confident, Passionate, Common Sense, Entrepreneurial, Approachable, Flexible, Fun

Organised – To be able to plan ahead and manage people suppliers and a lot of data

Managing suppliers – to ensure we receive results as per the order

Good communication skills – required for passing and receiving, reviewing and identifying potential issues prior to providing information for all the stakeholders

Performance Management – Ensure subordinate roles are accountable for their delivery of the project and company goal and objectives. To mentor and motivate where necessary.

Creative – To develop lateral problem-solving skills and raise ideas to produce real cost saving opportunities

Personal development – To grow as an individual and take responsibility for your own personal development

Experience (Essential/Desirable)

· Technical Field experience

· Earthwork’s experience

· Remediation experience

· Understanding of site investigation works, trial pit / borehole logs, chemical and geotechnical data.

· Ability to review and plot contamination, interpretation of depths and extents of contamination and waste characterisation.

· Understanding of waste and environmental legislation. Knowledge of environmental risk assessment DQRA etc

· Use and interpretation of environmental monitoring equipment eg vibrock, PID, dust and noise monitors,

· Writing of and interpolation of reports.

Qualifications (Essential/Desirable)

CSCS Card

Geotechnical / environmental science/chemistry

DowCop QP desirable

General and Specialist Knowledge

Soil/water chemistry and geotechnical and waste knowledge essential.

Special Requirements

Willingness to travel and stayover.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £32,912.00 per year

Reporting to: Divisional Director
Location: Wolverhampton

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this site-based role is to ensure the profitable, efficient, safe and compliant operations of our new waste treatment facility in Wolverhampton.

The role requires a high quality of service delivery to all customers in accordance with the regulatory permit, planning conditions and internal company procedures and policies. This role also requires the enlistment of a highly motivated and appropriately trained team of operational support staff.

The role is to coordinate and control the activities of the waste treatment facility, ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner enabling the company to meet its legal duties under Health & Safety law.


Working Relationships

  • Directors
  • Operational support staff
  • Sales
  • Commercial
  • Compliance
  • Plant Hire and Suppliers

Job Accountabilities

Primary Responsibilities;

  • Ensures smooth operations of the soil and waste treatment facility in adherence to quality, cost and programme whilst maximising production.
  • Responsible for cost control for treatment, disposal, labour, maintenance, and sundries to in line with budgetary requirements.
  • Planning of operational activities cognisant of the weekly planner and ensuring the site has sufficient capacity, labour, and resources to meet the production requirements.
  • Management and reporting of key operational performance indicators to leverage team performance.
  • Ensuring adequate operational support staffing, mentoring, and developing direct reports to meet succession planning needs.
  • Identifying the necessary skills, training and development to ensure the competence of team members in their respective roles and actively manage team performance.
  • Ensuring that a safe working environment is maintained through compliance with all company Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all other company policies and procedures.

Secondary Responsibilities;

  • Direct supervision of operational support staff including heavy equipment operators and weighbridge administrators.
  • Coordinate with sales for opportunities.
  • Regularly propose means of improvement.
  • Communicating issues in a timely manner with Line Management. Reviewing and agreeing key strategic decisions prior to communication with the customer/client.
  • Developing a positive management style to utilise the skills and opportunities that exist, to help grow the business.
  • Monitoring and reporting back to the Health and Safety team and HR Department on the capabilities of personnel assigned to their tasks and possible training requirements.
  • Ensuring that SSMS is run and maintained on site.
  • To instigate control measures for all work in accordance with DE ISO 9001 & 14001 & 18001 accreditation and procedures in liaison with technical/compliance:
  • Ensuring all plant is hired and off hired in line with DT procurement procedures.
  • Oversee and to ensure all equipment is cleaned and maintained and that the weekly maintenance schedule is being kept up to date and reported.
  • Overseeing and to ensures all tools and equipment are used in a safe and conscientious manner (includes daily check for wear and tear and tool replacement as necessary).
  • To ensure all Holiday Requests are submitted in writing for all staff, to either the Contracts Manager or HR Department 4 -6 weeks prior to the holiday for their full approval.
  • Completion and submission of administrative inputs on a timely basis to Head Office, weekly, monthly and contract completion etc.
  • Ensure Progress against targeted programme (weekly)
  • Plant Maintenance schedules (weekly)
  • Ensure completion of Allocation sheets (weekly)
  • Delivery notes (weekly)
  • Expense Forms (monthly)
  • Overseeing Breathe HR entries for Holiday requests and inputting of Sickness absence.
  • SSMS Records (all records to be submitted to office on completion). (Friday packs)
  • Managing DUNTON and Sub-contractor employees.
  • Implementation all site-specific Health & Safety matters.
  • Inductions
  • Housekeeping (Safe Site, PPE equipment, etc.)
  • Understanding of RIDDOR requirements and submission of relevant data for Company Accident Book, e.g. written record of accidents to be submitted to Head Office

Skills and Aptitude

  • Planning
  • Record Keeping
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Teamwork
  • Flexible attitude
  • Commercial acumen
  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Budget Management
  • Experience of working within the Hazardous Waste industry and knowledge of legislation.
  • Relevant professional experience, including managing a mixed skills team in a busy demanding environment
  • Computer literate/using MS Office applications
  • Preparation of risk assessments & method statements
  • Understanding of the commercial aims of contracts

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience working within the waste/remediation industry.
  • Experience working within a waste transfer facility.
  • Must have a good knowledge of operation of excavators, material recycling plants, screeners and all general plant.

Qualifications

  • CSCS competency card
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid
  • COTC level 4 in managing hazardous treatment and transfer operations
  • IOSH Managing Safely

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