Loading Shovel Driver

Our client has over 20 years’ experience and is one of the leading independent waste management companies and to this day continues to provide a professional service to their customer base.

Due to their continued success, our client is currently looking to hire a Loading Shovel Driver to load waste onto the recycling line.

Location: Burnley

Hours: 45hrs/week

Salary: Excellent salary, dependant on experience

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Drive a front loading shovel
  • Load and off load in designated areas
  • Transport household and commercial waster around site
  • Working to tight deadlines
  • Working on your own and within a team
  • Record and Monitor the vehicles fuel, mechanical components and breakages
  • Driving in a safe and efficient manner
  • Litter picking around the site which includes working outside
  • Aid with cleaning duties across the whole site including the mobile and fixed plant
  • Maximise recycling and recovery within the facility.
  • Minimise the amount of waste that is sent to landfill.
  • Monitoring quality and production to achieve daily volumes.
  • Daily maintenance and pre-start checks of all plant.
  • Maintaining a safe, tidy and efficient working area.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have experience of using a loading shovel or a 360 grab.
  • Must be competent to work within the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards.- Must hold (or have held) MPQC or CPCS licences for Wheeled Loading Shovels or similar
  • NVQ Qualifications and previous experience in quarrying would be advantageous
  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic
  • To be capable of using initiative to assess and plan what is required to achieve daily objectives.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to cv@talent-finder.co.uk, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.


Keywords: Loading Shovel Driver, Driver, Loading Driver, Waste Management, Waste Management Operative, Recycling Operative.

To apply for this job email your details to info@hemscottassociates.com