Plant Operative

  • Job Reference: 00013320-1
  • Date Posted: 21 January 2022
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Main purpose and scope of job
The plant operator will be required to operate mobile plant to aid in the acceptance and placement of waste inputs form customers. This must be achieved in a timely fashion whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety. They must maximize void utilization; maintain all site equipment in line with FCC Procedures and Best Practice whilst achieving a consistently high level of customer service.

Duties and key responsibilities
Operation of Site in Compliance with all requirements, operating to all legislative requirements e.g. PPC and Health and Safety Law
To comply with all company policies and procedures in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the machinery
Ensure that all actions maintain a safe and healthy environment for self, colleagues and customers
Help to maintain high level of housekeeping on site including canteen/mess and locker rooms
To operate site plant in order to deal effectively with any road borne waste
To ensure that waste is covered at the end of the shift in order to comply with the requirements of the Environment Agency and the site’s permit.
Maintaining Company Property and Equipment so that it is fit for Purpose. To ensure that machinery is serviceable at all times by carrying out specified daily checks, as well as lubricating, refuelling and cleaning the machinery as directed in the operating manual and company procedures.
To report any faults or defects for repair in order to protect the working life of the machinery.
Reporting of incidents, dangerous occurrences and near misses
Promote Culture of Excellent Customer Service
Ability to identify non-conforming waste
An understanding of the weighbridge operation and operate the weighbridge where necessary.
To work as part of a team, completing site tasks when required.

Have qualification in the operation of heavy plant such as;
Tracked Loading Shovel
To have worked on a waste acceptance site
Understanding of landfill operations

Essential Knowledge
Satisfactory completion of the relevant Competency Management System modules.
Completion of all other training as defined within the Training Matrix.
Completion of any or other newly identified training as and when required.
Relevant plant tickets

Personal attributes and other requirements
The successful applicant will be hard working individual with good communication skills, working on own initiative and as part of a team.