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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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Job Description

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to take accountability for the running and successful handover of any 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 Accountability

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

–          Housekeeping (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

Benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Education reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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

Reporting to: Site Manager/Projects Manager

Location: Site

Job Purpose Statement

To directly oversee All site based operations and to maintain an efficient and safe delivery of the project objectives, ensuring all policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Working Relationships

  • All site workers
  • Projects / Contracts Manager
  • Plant Hire and suppliers
  • Directors
  • Client and his representatives

 

Job Accountabilities

Primary Responsibilities;

  • 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
  • Managing DUNTON and Sub-contractor employees in line with the Project programme
  • Complete projects to the agreed specification and quality
  • Ensure ALL DE 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”.
  • 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 (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
  • 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 Site Manager.

 

Skills and Aptitude

  • Understanding and experience of earthwork plant, e.g. excavators
  • 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 5 years on site management experience within a similar role

Qualifications

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

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

Reporting to: Operations Director/Contract Manager

Location: Site based

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to manage and oversee large projects.

Working Relationships

  • All internal departments
  • Suppliers
  • Potential and existing clients and his representatives
  • Directors

Primary Responsibilities;

  • Manage projects in line with the contract programme
  • Complete projects to the agreed budget
  • Complete projects to the agreed specification and quality
  • Complete projects incident and injury free
  • Have an input into any value engineering of the project prior to commencing
  • Ensure efficient use of plant
  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure resources are used effectively
  • Ensures all site paperwork and reports are completed and issued in a timely manner

 

Before a project starts:

  • Confirmation that a pre-start meeting has taken place and all pre-start issues assigned to a party have been actioned.
  • Ensure the contract programme has been issued to the site manager and is understood.
  • Check and understand the budget from evaluate
  • Confirm the site specific health and safety documentation has been issued
  • Check the site specific works method statements has been assessed and validated
  • Produce a site specific operations brief for review by the Senior Management Team.
  • Ensure plant and labour is organised prior to commencing on site

 

During Projects:

Prepare a weekly project report in conjunction with the site manager to include:

  • Confirmation of actions completed from the pre-start meeting
  • Program update and deviations report
  • Health and Safety audits
  • Reports on accidents
  • Reports on damage
  • Report on any extra works
  • Weekly cost reports
  • Weekly labour movement plan
  • ITPs and handovers

After completion of the project

  • Confirmation of completion of the Health and Safety file and has been issued to client
  • Confirmation from the Client for sign off of the works in writing
  • Produce Photos and narrative for possible case studies
  • Produce Information for final reporting

 

Secondary Responsibilities;

  • Has been given a full brief of the project and understands all aspects of the programme, 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.
  • Advise client of factors affecting programme outside our control.
  • Ensure Site Instructions are received for works additional to Caledonian scope of works.
  • Liaise with commercial department with regard to variations and cost issues.
  • Identify H&S issues when visiting sites
  • Ensure all work carried out is in line with the relevant method statements/risk assessments
  • Feedback issues to enable design and quality improvements.
  • Is completing purchase order as per the 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, programme, budget, extra costs, quality and meeting with the client.
  • Has clearly communicated the project programme, 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 a 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

  • Responding to the demand for technical paperwork and need to produce accurate reports
  • Develop higher standards for health and safety and understand our need to raise our company standard’s.
  • The ability to increase commercial awareness amongst site managers and employees
  • The ability to develop site operations report and feedback system
  • The ability to build relationships with Client on site and in office
  • The ability to develop active client feedback surveys
  • The ability to develop supply chain relationships and manage terms
  • Monitor and arrange for plant requirements to be met

 

Skills and Aptitude

  • Strong management/coaching/mentoring capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels within the project
  • Have a clear understanding of Project Management and an ability to plan a project, undertake mass haul calculations and manage costs and production.
  • Have the ability to motivate and encourage on site employees
  • An awareness of current IT requirements

 

Experience

  • At 7 years’ experience in heavy earthmoving with at least one year gained as a project manager for a large project with a production output record in cut and fill of more than 10,000m3 per week and projects exceeding 50,000m3.
  • Experience of managing direct plant and labour in earthmoving activities.

 

Qualifications

  • Engineering degree or diploma.
  • Training certificate in earthmoving and compaction will be advantageous.

Reporting to: Project Manager/Site Agent

Location:  Initially Marshgate Drive, Hertford – ideally with easy reach of site own/public transport

Salary: TBC Geo-environmental Technician

Job Purpose Statement

The purpose of this role is to provide support to the Project Manager in relation environmental monitoring, earthworks testing and materials management.

Working Relationships

  • Site manager and foreman, senior technician
  • Suppliers (laboratories etc)

Job Accountabilities

  • Undertake site monitoring using instrumentation including vibration, dust, noise and vapour at multiple locations around, within and external to site.
  • Download instrumentation and correlate data into spreadsheets
  • Undertake visual checks to perimeters and provide records.
  • Collect, batch up containers (bottles, jars etc), compete chain of custody records and complete soil samples at frequencies required.
  • Collect, batch up, compete chain of custody records and complete water samples at frequencies required including turbidly and water quality samples from river.
  • Prepare and maintain site testing databases.
  • Charge up and maintain instrumentation.
  • Compilation and interpretation of materials test data.
  • Comparison of data with specifications in conjunction with site manager
  • Compile and summarise import and export duty of care records.
  • Work with site management team and help with general admin and safety.

Skills and Aptitude

  • Ability to work well under pressure and work to tight deadline
  • Aptitude to learn quickly, and seek guidance when needed.
  • IT skills preferred to include Excel
  • Personal Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Proactivity and ability to check and review.
  • Professional and confident
  • Have an awareness of current H&S legislation, CDM 2015 and other relevant construction industry legislation, preferred but induction and training to be provided.
  • Will need to undertake CSCS safety certification as soon as appointed.

Work will require to carry equipment and soil samples

Experience

  • On the job training will be provided.
  • Ideally environmentally aware with an understanding of soil science but not essential

Qualifications

Ideally in sandwich placement or post grad Civil Engineering or Geotechnical or Geo-environmental Engineering

Reporting to/Responsible for: Operations Director. Responsible for the Planning and managing of the technical projects

Department/Location: operations

Date:26th May 2021

Job Purpose Statement

Is to 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.

Working Relationships

Key relationships internal/external

  • Contracts Managers
  • Internal departments with emphasis on commercial and Site / Project Managers
  • Estimating
  • Internal waste management team
  • External suppliers e.g. scientific instrumentation and laboratories
  • Consultants – with project management team

 

Job Accountabilities

  • Testing requirements are scheduling out and issued to the team before works commences on site. Testing companies / consultants are procured with commercial prior to being required on site
  • To schedule out any information required for the final report, submit this to the site operational team and ensure adherence throughout the project.
  • Organising / Managing technical engineers / consultants to ensure projects are covered
  • Manage the on-site testing in line with production. Ensure all test results are updated weekly
  • Manage the report writing in line with the agreed timescale
  • Check / audit the site for legal and environmental compliance
  • Work with the delivery team to realise at least 2.5% savings from VE / Other opportunities

 

Deliverables/Outcomes

  • Ensuring the team understands the vision and values of the organisation and their fit. What the key accountabilities mean.
  • Scheduling of testing carried out and the information disseminated to the team prior to being required on site. Assist commercial to ensure best value. Ensure compliance with required specifications.
  • Manage the process of testing and obtaining results including supplier performance. Ensure test results are chased in a timely manner and update results weekly in conjunction with the project manager where applicable.
  • Manage the allocation of technical engineers / consultants as necessary to ensure we have good coverage at site level. Train and manage with site managers the site technicians, fill in as necessary. Undertake / oversee site investigation and trial pits etc. 
  • Regularly audit the site as necessary to ensure we are legally compliant and environmentally compliant. Ensure any NCR’s are issued out and report these to the Site Manager, Contracts Manager and Operations Director immediately.
  • Ensure the information for the final report is scheduled out prior to commencing works on site. Ensure the information is gathered weekly and is to an acceptable standard. Oversee / write the final report and ensure it is issued to the customer by the agreed date.
  • Be present at Project review Meetings and ensure you have good input / feedback. Participate in helping the team find solution to problems and assist as necessary to achieve VE savings and maximise opportunities.

 

Measurement

Ensuring team KPIs are met and monthly check-ins are undertaken to promote a goal orientated, transparent and motivated team.

KPI’s;

  1. Scheduling out testing requirement
  2. Supplier order placements prior to work commencing
  3. Schedule out information required for the report prior to work commencing
  4. Results updated weekly
  5. Report issued to the required deadline
  6. No major non-compliances
  7. Deliver 2.5% savings against the budget
  8. Identify and ensuring training of junior technicians.
  9. Write and deliver, check validation reports.
  10. Review with CM/SM value engineering.

 

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).
  • 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)

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

  • 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)

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

CSCS Card

Geotechnical / environmental science/chemistry

DowCop QP desirable

General and Specialist Knowledge

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

Soil/water chemistry and geotechnical and waste knowledge essential.

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.

Willingness to travel and stayover.

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