Jobs at Smiths

We have an extensive range of jobs at Smiths. A wide variety of opportunities waiting for the right candidate to fill. Vacancies at all of our depots across South Wales, Bristol and Gloucestershire.

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd. strive to ensure that we are an equal opportunities employer and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Skip Hire Office Administrator, Tewkesbury

Smiths has grown to one of the largest Waste Management and Construction companies in the South West of England. We provide a range of waste collection services to suit a variety of household and commercial customers. We are looking for a competent administrator to join our growing Skip Hire team to liaise with customers and take orders for specified waste collections.

The position will be based at our Tewkesbury depot in our main Skip Hire office. The successful candidate will have previous administration and customer service experience. Knowledge of the waste industry is an advantage.

Main responsibilities:

  • Receive incoming phone calls and emails for the ordering of skips and other waste collection services
  • Transfer order information onto the specified computer system accurately and in a timely manner. Ensuring the correct issuing of tickets, sales invoicing and charging.
  • Provide administration assistance to all direct sales personnel within the Skip Hire division
  • Work closely with the Skip Hire Sales team and the Skip Hire administration team to ensure quality customer service requirements are met
  • Develop and maintain customer information files
  • Ensure that all orders and correspondence received are correctly filed.
  • Ensure that payments for non-account customers are correctly taken and recorded prior to the delivery/exchange of a skip or bin.
  • Deal with invoice queries and requests for credits as delegated and prior to authorisation by the Skip Hire Administration Manager
  • Work closely with the Skip Hire sales team to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Maintain relationships with account customers



Competitive salary

Workplace Pension Scheme

Free on-site parking

Complimentary PPE (if and when required)

Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)

Eye test allowance

28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)

Opportunity to progress

Support of a friendly team operating as part of a family-run business

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

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HGV Class 2 Driver – Skip, Hook and RCV

Smiths (Gloucester) Limited is one of the largest construction and waste management companies in the South West. It’s Trade Waste Division collects waste from over 2,400 customer sites and the Skip Hire Division handles more than 2,000 skip collections each week.

We are looking for full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Trade Waste, Skip Hire or Hook Bin lorry drivers to join our growing teams.

You will be required to drive either Trade Waste, Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles at both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

To successfully secure this opportunity you must:

  • Posses at least one year HGV Class 2 experience
  • Hold a valid DCPC and Category C licence
  • Be reliable, punctual and self-motivated
  • Have a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Be capable and confident in your ability

Good written and spoken English skills required for understanding of compliance and instructions given.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (two times salary)
  • Free on site parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Eye test allowance
  • Six monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Complimentary mobile phone (for work use only)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Opportunities for progression

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

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Construction Site Manager/Site Supervisor

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Site Manager/Site Supervisor to join a well-established family company, offering a complete service to the construction industry.

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and confident individual who can fulfil the role as a Site Manager/Site Supervisor with the ability to manage and control site activities, facilities and budget. This role is based in the Gloucestershire and Oxford area but can require travelling at times. This vacancy is suitable for a Site Manager/Site Supervisor with tradesman experience, managing sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure performance respect to the programme, specification, quality and other relevant requirements of the project. You will have the ability to quickly establish and maintain good working relationships with the Client, their staff and professional team with regards to the successful implementation of current and future projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Completing all related paperwork
  • Ensuring health and safety is maintained on site
  • Attending and scheduling meetings
  • Giving progress reports
  • Reporting to a Contracts Manager
  • Managing subcontractors and permanent members of staff on site
  • Liaise with and develop strong relationships with clients

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience within the construction industry/a similar role
  • Maintenance/Tradesman experience
  • Experience of working within the commercial sectors
  • Hold CSCS card (black/platinum) or higher CITB 5 day site managers course (SMSTS) or relevant SMSTS qualification

Benefits include:

  • Complementary PPE
  • 6 month boot allowance
  • Eye test allowance
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Competitive salary, depending on skills, experience and certificates
  • Supported training programme
  • Opportunity to progress
  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: May 31, 2019

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