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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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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

The company is a market leader in the design and implementation of ground and water remediation solutions for land restoration. Their applied technologies for contaminated soil and water treatment, together with an expert waste management capability, delivers measurable, cost and programme benefits for all their Clients.

”Our vision is to do something so significant and lasting, to improve and restore our environment that its impact and legacy will be felt by mankind forever”

Job Role

We are looking to recruit an experienced Quantity Surveyor to join our fast-paced growing Commercial department and to carry out all duties in relation to cost management including cost mitigation, vetting client contracts, preparing Sub-Contracts, to undertake valuations in accordance with the contract, Contract administration, valuing variations and preparing EOT’s, agree and process relevant Sub-Contractor payments. You will also be required to visit sites and offer commercial advice as well as identify and correctly notify variations and extensions of time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Vetting of the clients’ main contract terms and conditions
  • Ongoing cost analysis of projects including forecast cost to completion
  • Manage the project budget and write orders in conjunction with the Contracts Manager
  • Perform risk and value management
  • In conjunction with the contracts manager prepare Sub-Contracts and scope documents
  • Agree interim payments with the clients and final accounts
  • Prepare monthly project costs and value reports
  • Agree interim payments with the Sub-Contractors and Final Accounts
  • Manage retention payments
  • Prepare a monthly financial report

Skills and Experience

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 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 preferable
Sound Knowledge of Civil Engineering preferable
Degree in Quantity Surveying preferable.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £50,000.00-£60,000.00 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

Machine Operator at Waste Facilities Hub

We require a competent machine operator on Excavator and loading shovel.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £80.00-£133.00 per day

Site Technician

Reporting to the Environmental Compliance Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for a BSc graduate either from an Environmental or relevant Science background to gain work experience with the potential for other opportunities within a growing business.

The role will involve:-

Environmental monitoring

Reporting Environmental monitoring results and waste input/output totals

Soil sampling and scheduling

Waste classification

Administrative support to the Environmental Compliance Manager

Site compliance for Environmental and H&S

Skills and Qualifications

Graduate in either Environmental or relevant science to suit remediation and waste management business.

Good level of IT

Contract length: 3-6 months

Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Contract

Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

Job description

Picking Station Operative

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: £14,087.00-£24,000.00 per year

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

Reporting to: Contracts Manager

Location: Site Based

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

Job Accountabilities

Primary responsibilities:

  • On site management of projects allocated by Contracts Manager.
  • Delivering project in line with Quality, Cost and Programme.
  • Complete projects Incident and Injury free
  • Complete projects without ANY environmental incidents
  • Complete projects to the agreed specification and quality
  • 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 every project.
  • 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 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:
  • 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.
  • Cost versus Target Cost Report (weekly)
  • Progress against targeted programme (weekly)
  • Plant Maintenance schedules (weekly)
  • Allocation sheets (weekly)
  • Site Diaries (weekly)
  • Delivery notes (weekly)
  • Company Credit Card receipts/petrol receipts (monthly)
  • Expense Forms (monthly)
  • Overnight Allowance Sheets (monthly)
  • Holiday Request Forms.
  • Measurement Records (as required by the Commercial Manager to meet the valuation dates)
  • SSMS Records (all records to be submitted to office on completion).
  • Managing DUNTON and Sub-contractor employees.
  • Implementation in conjunction with the General Foreman 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.

  • Obtaining written “Customer” instructions for any changes or amendments to the contracted works.
  • Obtaining written “Customer” sign off, at handover of completed works. (this should consist of a site letter and or record sheet of the levels / dips etc.)
  • Obtaining a final agreement of the measure i.e. completed quantities, prior to leaving site and to submit this to the commercial manager.
  • Complete with the clients site representative a “Customer” satisfaction form prior to leaving site and submit this to head office.
  • Meet or exceed criteria identified for participation in both the company and individual bonus schemes.

 

Skills and Aptitude

  • Programming projects
  • Record Keeping
  • Software applications commensurate with the position
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Team work
  • Flexible attitude
  • Full driving licence
  • Commercial acumen
  • Problem solving skills

 

Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience working within a similar role

 

Qualifications

  • CSCS competency card
  • SMSTS
  • First Aid

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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