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.

Weighbridge Operator

Full-time office-based position at our Moreton Valence depot near Gloucester.

The candidate must have strong customer service and communication skills both verbal and written, be IT literate, and be able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. Previous experience of working on a weighbridge or within an office environment would be an advantage.

Responsibilities will include:

Operate weighbridge, record accurately the weights of the trucks, waste type and all appropriate documentation on the computer systems of all vehicles entering/leaving site.
Updating and maintaining all Depot daily transactions on company internal systems.
Processing account payments and supplier invoices using bespoke internal systems.
Maintain the weighbridge and general area of the weighbridge including the office in a clean, tidy and hazard free condition.
Assist with general administration duties and customer service, answering the telephone and directing calls as appropriate, booking visitors in/out, filing etc.
A full job description will be issued on appointment.

Ability to use Outlook, Word and Excel is essential.

Working hours 7am to 5pm, weekdays and one Saturday morning (7am-12) every four weeks.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: March 31, 2017

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Construction Office Administrator

Full-time office-based position at our Head Office in Eastington.

Working hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

This role will be within a busy environment and would suit an enthusiastic person with good computer skills, who works in an efficient and organised manner. The role is varied and you will be required to work both as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within an office environment essential. An understanding of the Construction industry would be beneficial.

Ability to use Outlook, Word and Excel is essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking telephone enquiries – log and distribute calls
  • Document control – updating of drawing tracking sheets
  • Manage hourly paid employees timesheets, holiday requests and absences
  • Filing, scanning and shredding of documents
  • Provide support to the Commercial, Estimating and Health & Safety team

Remuneration will depend on experience.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: March 31, 2017

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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: March 31, 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: March 31, 2017

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Demolition Site Supervisor

Experienced site supervisor required to manage a team which will include site set up, keeping site records, ordering and receiving plant and materials and adhering to health and safety rules.

Working primarily in the Gloucestershire area, though at times you may be required to work further afield so full driving license is required. Works transports will be provided.

Minimum 2 day SSSTS required. Other applicable certificates would be an advantage but not essential as additional training will be provided to the right candidate.

Must also be prepared to work as part of a gang if the site program requires it.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: March 31, 2017

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Welder/Fabricator

We are recruiting for full-time positions in our Fabrication/ Welding Workshop in Eastington.

You will be working alongside our existing team in the Fabrication/Welding on our extensive plant and lorry fleet. The position would ideally suit someone with a flexible attitude to work and a desire to add to their existing skills set.

Required skills/ qualifications:

  • Good ability to read workshop drawings
  • Knowledge of current CE marking procedures
  • Reasonable to good mathematical ability – confident with angles and measuring etc.
  • Confident with use of hand held equipment in welding and metal fabrication including welding plant, grinders, drills, oxy/acetylene cutting equipment, plasma cutting equipment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a safe manner following health, safety, environment and quality guidelines and instructions
  • Hold a City & Guilds 229 or equivalent.

An engineering background and a full UK driving licence would be advantageous.

All candidates will be required to undertake a welding test.

Salary will depend on experience and qualifications.

Benefits include:

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

 

Closing Date: March 31, 2017

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Sortline Operative/ Labourer

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

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

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

Working hours are Monday to Friday between 7am and 6pm.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: March 31, 2017

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HGV Class 2 Drivers

Class 2 HGV drivers for our Trade Waste vehicles. Based out of our Waste Recycling Facility at Moreton Valence.

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: March 31, 2017

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