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.

Office Administrator – Skip Hire Division

Smiths are looking for someone to join our growing Skip Hire team. They will be required 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.

The following are the main responsibilities associated with the position:

  • 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

Benefits

Competitive Salary

Workplace Pension Scheme

Corporate gym membership discount

On-site parking

Complimentary PPE (if and when required)

Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)

Eye test allowance

Complimentary tea and coffee

28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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HGV Class 1 Driver – Walking Floor

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd operates an extensive fleet of articulated vehicles with walking floor trailers capable to transporting a wide range of products in large quantities. We now require a HGV Class 1 driver who will be required to operate a walking floor trailer to join our team in Gloucester

Responsibilities and Duties

To complete work that is allocated to you in a productive and timely manner, ensuring the haulage needs and requirements of our clients are met, whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations

Qualifications and Skills

Experience is essential.

Driver CPC required

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

Benefits

  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Personal tablet for work use
  • Mobile telephone for work use
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Supportive a friendly team operating as part of a family-run business
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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Construction Site Manager

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd are looking for a full time Civils and Groundworks Site Manager who will be based in the Gloucestershire area.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Plan and articulate works
  • Supervise the workforce, sub-contractors and agency personnel.
  • Liaise with clients
  • Attend relevant meetings
  • Ensure the project is completed on time and within budget
  • Order required plant and equipment
  • Deliver Tool Box Talks
  • Ensure that targets are met whilst producing the highest quality of product and work ensuring costs are kept within budget.
  • Comply with Site Manager responsibilities as laid down in the Group’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy and complete the relevant documentation on a weekly/monthly basis.
    Ensure RAMS are available and briefed for all tasks.
  • Ensure that all personnel working on site have the appropriate CPCS/CSCS cards for the task they are working on, are trained and competent and work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the organisations targets and enhancing the reputation of the company.

Qualifications Required:
SMSTS/SSSTS
Experience of working within groundworks and civil engineering/commercial sector.
Ability to work within Health and Safety regulations.

Full UK driving licence

Benefits:
Workplace Pension Scheme
Life Assurance Scheme (2 x salary)
Free on-site parking
28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Corporate gym membership discount
Works transport provided or car allowance
Complimentary PPE
6 monthly boot allowance
Eye test allowance

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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HGV Class 1 Driver – Scrap Bulker

Job Summary

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd operates an extensive fleet of articulated vehicles, pulling a variety of trailers capable to transporting a wide range of products in large quantities. We now require a scrap bulker driver to join our growing team.

Responsibilities and Duties

To complete work that is allocated to you in a productive and timely manner, ensuring the haulage needs and requirements of our clients are met, whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Qualifications and Skills

Experience preferred but not essential.

Driver CPC required.

Benefits include:

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

 

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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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 & Hook Bin lorry drivers.

You will be required to drive 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:
• have 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)

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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Weighbridge Operator – Waste Division

Full-time office-based position at our Tewkesbury depot.

The candidate must have strong customer service and good verbal and written communication skills, be IT literate, and be able to work under their own initiative. Previous experience of working on a weighbridge or within an office environment would be an advantage.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Full operational understanding of the weighbridge system (full training will be given).
  • Understand and be able to identify material being tipped and sold from site.
  • Produce weighbridge tickets and Duty of Care paperwork for all waste leaving and tipping at depot for both internal and external customers.
  • Liaison with Vehicle Marshals to ensure traffic is controlled from the weighbridge.
  • Communication via radio with yard and transfer shed personnel.
  • Awareness of gross/tare/nett weights on vehicles.
  • Completing Hazardous Paperwork for asbestos deposits.
  • Ensure all tippers have the correct PPE before leaving weighbridge.
  • Ensure weighbridge weights are checked regularly on a Monday morning and irregularities reported to the Environment Compliance Manager.
  • Be aware of current tipping rates for both account and cash customers.
  • Understanding of E.W.C (European Waste Catalogue).
  • Be aware of and pro-actively operate the Skip Hire CSS skip/bin procedure.
  • Complete daily administration duties
  • Log receipt slips and produce a daily log of payments for Head Office

A full job description will be issued on appointment.

Ability to use Outlook, Word and Excel is essential.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme (two times salary)
  • Free on site parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Eye test allowance
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Opportunities for development and training

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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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. This is a full time position based in our Transport Workshop in Eastington near Stonehouse.

The position is based in a busy workshop environment where you will be required to undertake all levels of maintenance, repairs and major over hauls as well as completing standard servicing and diagnostics.

You must be capable of following the repair process from fault analysis to completion.

The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team as well as under their own initiative. The role would suit someone who possesses good communication skills and a flexible attitude to work.

Rate dependent on experience and qualifications. Overtime available.

A HGV Class 1 licence would be advantageous.

 

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • On site parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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Demolition Labourer

Experience demolition labourer required. Expected to work within a small team, taking direction from a site supervisor and be familiar with 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.

Must hold a CSCS card and Demolition and Asbestos Awareness Certificates would be advantageous but not essential as further training will be provided.

You must be able to ensure the work is carried out to given deadlines, safely and efficiently.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: September 30, 2018

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