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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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Reporting to: Compliance Manager/Contracts Manager

Location: Dunton Technologies Wolverhampton 

Job Purpose Statement 

To directly oversee All 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. 

Working Relationships 

  • All site workers
  • Contracts Manager
  • Plant Hire and suppliers
  • Directors
  • Compliance personnel

Job Accountabilities Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete projects Incident and Injury-free
  • Complete work activities without ANY environmental incidents
  • Ensure ALL plant, labour and materials are used in a timely manner to meet the process flow
  • Managing DUNTON and Sub-contractor employees in line with the Dunton Technologies
  • Complete to the agreed specification and quality
  • Ensure ALL OT required paperwork is completed in a timely manner

Secondary Responsibilities; 

  • Representing DUNTON in a professional manner and maintaining the company’s corporate and commercial image.
  • Ensuring that all work is planned and undertaken in line with the Company’s Health and Safety and Environmental Policy.
  • Maintain a Day-to-Day relationship with the “on-site staff”.
  • Ensuring and optimising DUNTON livery opportunities at all sites (Plant Hire equipment, Perimeter fences, site huts, PPE, etc.).
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and maintained and the weekly maintenance schedule is kept up to date and reported.
    • Ensure all tools and equipment are used in a safe and conscientious manner (including a daily check for wear and tear and tool replacement as necessary).
    • Implementation in conjunction with the Site Manager of all site-specific Environmental, Health & Safety matters including OT Sub-contractors.

Practises

  • House-keeping (Safe Site, PPE/RPE equipment, etc.)
  • Compliance
  • Understanding of RIDDOR requirements and submission of relevant data for Company Accident Book, e.g. a written record of accidents to be submitted to Head Office

Skills and Aptitude 

  • Planning and organisation of the Picking Station
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Be able to communicate at all levels
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental compliance are adhered to

Experience 

Minimum

Qualifications

  • CSCS
  • CPCS (Where applicable)
  • SMSTS (Desirable)
  • First Aid

Excavator Driver required for our site in West Sussex

We require a competent and experienced excavator operator to join our team initially in West Sussex.

Job Accountabilities

  • Set up machines at the beginning of the shift to ensure it is in correct working order
  • Perform daily safety checks of plant and equipment
  • Maintain quality and quantity with a strong sense of accountability and high standards
  • Complete relevant documentation
  • To work efficiently and effectively as part of a team, be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
  • To be able to work on own initiative
  • To maintain high levels of Health and Safety standards
  • To perform any reasonable requests from your Manager
  • Perform other duties as and when required

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £16.00-£20.00 per hour

Location: Site based at Kilnwood Vale with potential for other national projects

Job Purpose Statement

To directly oversee section of a project operation and to maintain an efficient and safe delivery of the project objectives, ensuring all policies and procedures are always adhered to.

Working Relationships

  • All site workers
  • Project Manager
  • Plant Hire and suppliers
  • Directors
  • Client and his representatives

Job Accountabilities

Primary Responsibilities

  •  Complete sections of the project Incident and Injury free
  • Complete sections of the project without ANY environmental incidents
  • Ensure ALL plant, labour and materials are ordered in a timely manner to meet the contract programme
  • Managing DUNTON and Sub-contractor employees in line with the Project programme/timescales
  • Complete projects to the agreed specification and quality
  • Ensure required paperwork is completed in a timely manner

Secondary Responsibilities;

  •  Representing DUNTON in a professional manner and maintaining the company’s corporate and commercial image.
  • Ensuring that all work is planned and undertaken in line with the Company’s Health and Safety and Environmental Policy.
  • Ensuring that SSMS is run and maintained on every project.
  • Maintain a Day-to-Day relationship with the “Customer”.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and maintained and the weekly maintenance schedule is kept up to date and reported.
  • Ensure all tools and equipment are used in a safe and conscientious manner (includes daily check for wear and tear and tool replacement as necessary).
  • Implementation in conjunction with the Site Manager all site-specific Health & Safety matters including DE Sub-contractors.  
  • Inductions
  • Practises
  • House-keeping (Safe Site, PPE equipment, etc.)
  • Compliance
  • Conducting Toolbox talks as appropriate in conjunction with the Site Manager.

  Skills and Aptitude 

  • Planning and organisation of the site
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Be able to communicate at all levels
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental compliance are adhered to

  

  Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years on-site management experience within a similar role

  Qualifications

  • CSCS
  • CPCS (Where applicable)
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid

Job description

Are you looking for a new job in the construction industry? Do you have experience of operating machinery on site? Dunton Environmental are a ground works construction company and we are looking for a machine operator based in the Midlands.

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to operate heavy machinery whilst adhering to policies and procedures.

Working Relationships

  • Operations team
  • All Internal Departments
  • Health and Safety Manager

Job Accountabilities

  • Set up machines at the beginning of the shift to ensure it is in correct working order
  • Operate machinery efficiently and safely
  • Load, align and operate machine per drawing instructions
  • Utilise hand tools
  • When required, to weigh ingredients to specific quantities using calibrated scaled and balances
  • Monitor machines for problems and troubleshoot problems
  • Check raw materials for quality and quantity ahead of loading into machine
  • Prepare raw materials to be loaded into the machine
  • Prepare tooling for changeovers and performed machine changeovers
  • Follow production instructions of supervisor to ensure quality
  • Interact with customers and visitors as and when required
  • Maintain quality and quantity with strong sense of accountability and high standards
  • Complete all relevant documentation
  • Clean and maintain equipment and work area
  • To maintain high levels of Health and Safety standards
  • To perform any reasonable requests from Manager
  • To work efficiently and effectively as part of a team, be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work

Skills and Aptitude

  • To be reliable and physically fit
  • Good communication skills

Experience

At least 3 years’ experience within a similar role

Qualifications

  • CSCS and CPCS Card

Job Types: Full-time, New-Grad, Permanent, Apprenticeship

Salary: £150.00 per day

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to take accountability for the running and successful handover of the project to the client in a timely and professional manner and manage and ensure the smooth running of the site and ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Working Relationships

  • All Internal departments
  • Plant Hire and Suppliers
  • Directors
  • Client and his representatives
  • Commercial

 

Job Accountabilities 

Primary responsibilities;

  • Delivering project in line with Quality, Cost and Programme.
  • Complete projects Incident and Injury free
  • Complete projects without ANY environmental incidents
  • Ensure ALL plant, labour and materials are ordered in a timely manner to meet the contract programme

Secondary responsibilities;

  • Representing DUNTON in a professional manner and maintaining the company’s corporate and commercial image.
  • Communicating issues in a timely manner with Line Management. Reviewing and agreeing key strategic decisions prior to communication with the customer/client.
  • Drawing up and agreeing detailed Cost and Programme targets at commencement in conjunction with the Contracts Manager
  • 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 Manager and HR Department on the capabilities of personnel assigned to their projects and possible training requirements.
  • Ensuring that all work is planned and undertaken in line with the Company’s Health and Safety Policy.
  • Ensuring that SSMS is run and maintained on site.
  • Ensuring that where DE are main contractor that the project is run in line with the CDM Health and Safety Plan.
  • To draw up and instigate safe methods of work in liaison with Technical/Compliance utilising:
    • Method Statements
    • Risk Assessments
    • COSHH Assessments
    • Environmental Assessments
  • To draw up and instigate control measures for all work in accordance with DE ISO 9001 & 14001 & 18001 accreditation and procedures in liaison with technical/compliance:
  • Quality Plan
  • Environmental Plan
  • Test Record procedures
  • Testing Record Reports
  • Design Checks
  • Document Records (to and from client)
  • Maintain a Day-to-Day relationship with the “Customer”.
  • Ensuring and optimising DUNTON livery opportunities at all sites (Plant Hire equipment, Perimeter fences, site huts, PPE, etc.).
  • Ensuring all plant is hired and off hired in line with DE procurement procedures.
  • Overseeing the General Foreman to ensure all equipment is cleaned and maintained and that the weekly maintenance schedule is being kept up to date and reported.
  • Overseeing the General Foreman 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 Cost versus Target Cost Report (weekly)
  • Ensure Progress against targeted programme (weekly)
  • Plant Maintenance schedules (weekly)
  • Ensure completion of Allocation sheets (weekly)
  • Site Diaries (weekly)
  • Delivery notes (weekly)
  • Expense Forms (monthly)
  • Overseeing Breathe HR entries for Holiday requests and inputting of Sickness absence.
  • Measurement Records (as required by the Commercial Manager to meet the valuation dates)
  • 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, including DE Sub-contractors.
  • Inductions
  • Practises
  • House-keeping (Safe Site, PPE equipment, etc.)
  • Compliance
  • 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
  • Conducting Toolbox talks as appropriate in conjunction with the General Foreman.

Skills and Aptitude

  • Planning
  • Programming projects
  • Record Keeping
  • Software applications commensurate with the position – Excel/Word/Outlook
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Team work
  • Flexible attitude
  • Full driving licence
  • Commercial acumen
  • Problem solving skills
  • Managing Performance skills
  • Budget Management

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience working within the waste industry
  • Good level of IT use and Budget Management

Qualifications

  • CSCS competency card
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid
  • WAMITAB – other equivalent waste qualification.
  • Degree in relevant subject, but experience is essential

We are looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor who has a hands-on attitude with a sound knowledge of the civil engineering sector.

Working as part of a growing team in the commercial department, you will carry out all duties in relation to cost management including cost mitigation, vetting client contracts, preparing sub-contracts, to undertake valuations in accordance with this contact, agree and prcess relevant sub-contractor payments. You will also need experience in cost analysis and cost forecasting. You will be also required to visit sites and offer commercial advise as well as identify and correctly notifcations, extensions of time, etc.

Your responsibilities will include:

– Vetting of the clients T’s & C’s

– Ongoing risk analysis of projects including forecast cost to completion

– In conjunction with the Contracts Manager prepare sub-contracts and scope documents

– Agree interim payments with the clients and final accounts

– Manage retention payments

– Prepare a monthly financial report for the board of directors.

– Reconcile tipping schedules for projects for payment reconciliation with the supplier and for valuation purposes

– Close final accounts

– Liaise with the site and collect and compile day works sheets, and review contract extra works and submit valuations.

– Deal with extra claims to the clients (with the help of payments)

– Agree any extra works and days works with client

– Monitor payments and shortfalls and action for all projects in table to include – contract sum, extras, value to date, % complete, budgeted cost, actual costs, variance, accurals, retention, payment terms, valuation dates etc.

– VO and EWN Tracker – track all site CVIs and dayworks ensure cost and value added to forecast and sent to client

– Regular meetings with the client PQS

– Assisting the estimating team with commercial input

– Attend PRM – prior to PRM ensure all answers to commercial answers are collated.

Skills & Aptitude:

– Strong numeracy and financial management skills

– Strong communication and negotiation skills

– Team worker with good interpersonal skills

– Motivated and hardworking

– Be proficient in using a wide variety of computer programmes

– Ability to prioritise and to meet demanding deadlines

– Be a problem solver

Experience & Knowledge:

– Be well versed with all forms of contract

– Have negotiating experience

– Must have between 3 and 5 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor preferably with an earthworks/ remediation contractor

– Sound building and construction knowledge

– The candidate will be very hands-on with a sound knowledge of the civil engineering sector.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified preferably with a degree in Quantity Surveying although other applications with a long history in Quantity Surveying will be will be considered.

Location: This role is based in our Head Office located in Aldridge, however there will be a requirement for this role to travel to sites across the UK.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (preferred)

Experience:

  • surveying: 3 years (preferred)

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

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: Site Based (Ellesmere Port)

Job Purpose Statement

Exciting new opportunity.

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

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 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.

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’ 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
  • Degree or Diploma desirable.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£50,000.00 per year

Experience:

  • Waste Management/Compliance: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Waste Transfer Facility: 1 year (Preferred)
  • plant experience, e.g. sreeners/excavators : 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Diploma of Higher Education (Preferred)

Licence:

  • COTC Level 4 (Preferred)
  • CSCS (Preferred)
  • SMSTS (Preferred)
  • IOSH Managing Safely (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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