Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Waste Site Banksman, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the north east of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

We are now recruiting for a Waste Site Banksman to join our team based at our Yard 2 Site in Dalkeith. The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate all HGV vehicles, Plant Machinery and other movements on the site in a safe and efficient manner.

This is a specialist position where a knowledge of vehicle movements, and experience in a similar role is essential. The ideal candidate would have a Traffic Marshall certificate, a CSCS card or other relevant qualifications. Experience and qualifications in operating Plant machinery would be an advantage.

This position will pay a highly competitive hourly rate of £11.00 per hour for the first 8 hours, with overtime paid at time and a half Monday to Friday, and all day on a Saturday. The average working week is approx 50 hours, but additional hours may be required around business needs.

Key Responsibilities of the Waste Site Banksman role:

-        Organisation of site operatives and clear instruction of their duties

-        Ensuring vehicles enter and exit the site, and are loaded/tipped in an efficient and safe manner

-        Understanding and monitoring the traffic management system and working plan of the yard

-        Work alongside Site Manager to minimise on site accidents

-        Accident and Near-Miss reporting, and investigations carried out

-        Reporting of machine and plan defects

-        Ensure visitors to the site abide by site processes, rules and PPE requirements

-        Ah-hoc duties around the site

To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk, or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer. 

 

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