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.

HGV Class 2 Driver

Class 2 HGV drivers required to join our growing team. Based out of our Waste Recycling Facilities at Moreton Valence or Tewkesbury.

The successful candidate will hold a valid HGV licence and DCPC card.

Experience preferred but not essential as training will be given.

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

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: July 31, 2017

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Credit Controller

We are looking for an experienced credit controller who can hit the ground running in a full time position at our Head Office in Eastington near Stonehouse.

Working as part of a team you will be responsible for posting receipts, issuing statements and proactive confirmation of invoices cleared and anticipated payment dates.

Cash collection and working collaboratively to reduce debtor days, query resolution and building strong relationships with the operating arms to the business and our client base are essential within this role.

Benefits include:

  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Work placed pension
  • Free on-site parking

Closing Date: July 31, 2017

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Hydradig Operator

Our Plant Hire Division are looking for a Hydradig operative to join the team and undertake work in a safe and efficient manner as instructed by site management in the Bristol area.

Experience essential.

360 wheeled CPCS card essential.

Well to work required.

Additional training available.

Closing Date: July 31, 2017

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Construction Estimator

We have an opportunity is for an experienced estimator to join our commercial team; tendering mainly for groundworks & drainage packages with values up to £5m. The role is based out of our Eastington Head Office and offers an excellent package for the right candidate with career development prospects.

Reporting to the Estimating Manager, we are looking for an individual with a common sense approach to working, the desire to develop and progress their career and the ability to build long-term client relationships.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Undertaking estimates in accordance with company procedures.
  • Identify opportunity and risk during tender process and surrounding pricing.
  • Full tender process administration
  • Tender risk & opportunities – practical, commercial & contractual
  • Understanding of various forms of procurement processes
  • Attendance at mid-bid & post tender Interviews
  • Investigation of various forms of construction and liaising with specialist sub-contractors

Requirements:

  • High level of IT and communication skills
  • Excellent management and client relationship skills
  • First rate numerical and report writing skills
  • Minimum 5 years estimating experience
  • Groundworks, drainage & civils sector experience
  • Previous experience using Valesco is advantageous but not essential
  • Subcontractor or main contractor experience

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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Road Sweeper Driver

We are looking for a full time road sweeper driver at our Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester to operate the sweeper on a private road.

The job involves keeping the roads in and around the site clean and tidy and emptying the contents of the road sweeper into the purposely built disposal point.

The successful candidate will be responsible for checking over the road sweeper prior to use each morning, recording and reporting any defects or faults to site management.

Road sweeper experience is advantageous as the vehicle is left hand drive but not essential as training will be provided.

Working hours are Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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Construction Site Operatives

We have a number of vacancies to fill on our construction sites including:

  • Site Managers/Site Supervisors
  • Experienced Groundworkers
  • Experienced Plant Operators/ Forward Tipping Dumper Operators
  • Streetwork Operatives

Please email if you would like details of a full job description.

Relevant qualifications will be necessary – CPCS/ CSCS/ Streetworks etc.

Remuneration will depend on experience and skill set.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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Mobile Plant Machinery Fitter

We require an experienced plant machinery fitter to join our well established team in our Plant Workshop.

As a plant fitter you will be responsible for:

  • Repair and maintenance of all types of heavy plant
  • Routine maintenance to minimise downtime on machinery
  • Inspections on an extensive fleet of machines of a variety of sizes

Salary dependant on experience.

Overtime available.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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HGV Mechanic

We are looking for an experienced HGV Fitter to carry out routine maintenance and servicing on our large fleet of vehicles to MOT Standard.

A HGV Class 1 licence would be advantageous.

Full time position based in our Transport Workshop.

Hours of work will be between the core hours of 6am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Saturday mornings may be required.

Rate will depend on experience and qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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Workshop Labourer

This is a full time position based at our Eastington depot in and around the Transport Workshop.

Duties will include the following:

  • Washing vehicles in preparation for MOT testing
  • Maintenance and cleanliness of the workshops
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Moving items in the workshop – some heavy lifting may be required
  • Assisting personnel with their day to day duties

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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Recycling Operative/ Labourer

Our Waste Management Division are looking for sort line operatives for a busy recycling plant at our Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester.

The role involves picking recyclable items off of a conveyor belt for further recycling (wood, cardboard, plastic, film etc.) and also other general labouring duties on site.

You will be expected to work within a team, taking direction from a site supervisor and be familiar with health and safety rules.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: June 30, 2017

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