Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler Operative

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P12203
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: £31,000
  • Sector: Construction & Trades
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Construction & Trades Jobs. Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler Operative Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler Operative

Are you ready for a challenge within a successful growing company?

We have an opportunity with a well-established recycling and manufacturing Company based in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire.


SALARY: Up to £31,000 per annum (includes shift allowance)

LOCATION: Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 38.5 hours per week, 4 o 4 off rotating shifts, one week days, one week nights


KEY REQUIREMENTS: Holding valid tickets for Loading Shovels and Telehandlers is essential

** Multiple Positions Available **



If you have experience operating either an Excavator / Loading Shovel or have worked as a Digger Driver / Telehandler / Machine Operator / Mobile Plant Operator or Labourer, then we would like to hear from you.

Working as the Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler you will operate a range of plant and machinery, enabling the processing manufacture of wood-based products.

Your responsibilities as the Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler will also involve carrying out general housekeeping and labouring duties within the site, ensuring it is kept clean and tidy and meets the Company’s health and safety standards. You will also need to present strong safety awareness when on site.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties as a Loading Shovel Operator / Digger Driver / Telehandler will include:

  • Operate all machinery and plant, as required, to maintain the safe and efficient operation of your business unit (Wood Shed)
  • Ensuring that plant and machinery is maintained to required standards, including daily & weekly checks, refuelling, lubrication and greasing, and that defects and breakdowns are promptly recorded and reported
  • Report daily production and downtime figures to the operations manager for review
  • Maintain a safe working environment throughout your activities, including keeping working area tidy and access to walkways and emergency exits clear
  • Checking of incoming loads, ensuring compliance with site license and permitted waste types
  • Immediately report: any contamination or non-conforming wastes delivered to site; accidents, incidents, and near misses; environmental hazards; health & safety breaches
  • Ensure appropriate safety equipment and PPE is used at all times
  • Undertake any training necessary to perform other tasks including operation of other plant and equipment and/or supervisory duties
  • Manual Handling activities to assist in waste management activities
  • Manage stock rotation to comply with site permit
  • Carry out random checks and audits on plant machinery under remit
  • Responsibility for own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your actions at work


  • Experience in a similar role
  • Must have tickets for Loading Shovels and Telehandlers
  • Flexibility, confidence and use of initiative are essential, as the role requires quick thinking and the ability to change plans at short notice, enabling the department to offer an efficient and effective service
  • Be flexible with shift patterns as work demands require
  • Experience on Shredders
  • Experience in the Waste Industry



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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