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.

Low Loader Driver

We are looking for an experienced HGV Class 1 Low Loader driver to join our ever-growing team.
The position is based out of our depot near Stonehouse.

Start times will usually be between 5am and 7am and you will typically work a 10 hour day with a possibility of overtime and working away.

The right candidate will have held a valid UK HGV Class 1 driving licence for at least 2 years and currently hold a valid DCPC.

Remuneration will depend on the candidate and experience.

Benefits include:
Work place pension scheme
Life Insurance scheme
Onsite parking
28 days holiday including bank holiday
Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: December 31, 2017

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Waste Management Site Supervisor

Smiths Waste Management operate at bespoke waste transfer stations throughout the South West and South Wales. With centres in Moreton Valence, Tewkesbury, Bristol and Cardiff, Smiths is committed to recycling in our region. Our Waste Management division are now looking for a site supervisor to strengthen the team within their busy recycling plant in Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester.

Responsibilities and Duties

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

To carry out some administrative duties using site computer to input plant defects and communicate with contractors/suppliers via phone and e-mail.

Maintain and continually review all processes and systems currently in place and to assist with any proposals for improvements required.

Working primarily in the Gloucester Depot, though at times you may be required to work further afield within other depots within the division so a full driving license would be required. Works transport will be provided.

Qualifications and Skills

Plant equipment and supervisory training certificates whether in construction or waste management would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided to the right candidate.

This position is a varied role so would suit a keen enthusiastic individual with a can do attitude but must also be prepared to work as part of a team if the site program requires it.

Benefits

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Vehicle provided
  • On site parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: December 31, 2017

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Farm Worker

We require an experienced farm worker to undertake general farm and agricultural duties on farms in South Gloucestershire with 250 beef suckler herd, 800 store and finishing cattle,130 ewes and 100 store lambs, 10 breeding sows and a large spread of arable land.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring general well-being of all livestock.
  • Shared responsibility of commercial beef suckler herd including feeding, routine husbandry, calving cows when necessary and following current health plan.
  • Shared responsibility of store and finishing cattle including feeding using diet feeding, routine husbandry and following current health plan.
  • Shared responsibility of ewes and store lambs including feeding, routine husbandry, lambing ewes when necessary and following current health plan.
  • Arable duties when required.
  • General maintenance of the farms
  • Work within a team and contribute towards team work

The successful candidate will have experience of both calving cows and lambing ewes as well as rearing of livestock of all ages.

Full UK driving license is essential as well as tractor and loadall experience.

Benefits

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

Closing Date: December 31, 2017

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Roller Driver

Smiths Laser Levelling was the first of its type in England. We acquired this technology to offer our customers the most cost effective solution in large scale site preparation and the optimisation of increasingly expensive aggregates and cover material.

We now require a plant operator to primarily drive a roller as part of our laser levelling gang. Experience of dumper driving would be advantageous.

You must be willing to work away from home as instructed. An enhanced hourly rate plus paid accommodation and meals applies. Bonus scheme paid.

Full UK driving license essential. Works transport will be provided.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Opportunities to progress

Closing Date: December 31, 2017

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Construction Office Administrator

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

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: December 31, 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
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: December 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
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: December 31, 2017

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