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.

Gate Keeper

Smiths (Gloucester) Limited is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of.

This is a full time position and reports to the Executive Officer. The position is based at the Eastington depot. The following are the main responsibilities associated with the position.

Job Purpose

To guard and control the entrance and exit of the site. Allowing authroised vehicle access only.

Responsibilities

  • Guard entrance gate of the site
  • Open barrier to allow entrance or exit of employees, company vehicles and authorised visitors.
  • Directs visitors to various parts of grounds or buildings. Or to the correct gate if not yard related.
  • Visually inspects outgoing traffic to prevent unauthorised removal of company property or products.
  • May perform maintenance duties when required i.e. sweeping gate areas.
  • Occasional assistance with managing the company van fleet and issuing of company vehicles.
  • Informing senior management of any suspicious vehicles or visitors.

The Division also ensures the company policy on Health & Safety and the requirements of Health & Safety Legislation are met and safe working practices are actively encouraged.

This list is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. There will be other duties and requirements associated with your post.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Car and Van Mechanic

Company Overview

Smiths is a family run business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. The company has now grown to be once of the largest Construction and Waste Management companies in the South-West. We are looking for an experienced and qualified car and van Mechanic to join our workshop team who will maintain our fleet of cars and small vans whilst carrying out repairs and MOT preps.

What will the role include?

The role will provide you with variety, dealing with all makes of cars and small vans to complete anything from servicing and inspections to complex repair work and diagnostics.

We are looking for a fully qualified individual who, is adaptable, able to work in a small team, can work under their own initiative and enjoy the challenge of coming across and resolving new problems every day.

Working Monday to Friday between the hours of 7.00 am and 6.00 pm, additional Saturday mornings maybe required.

Rate depending on level of experience.

The successful candidate must have at least 2 years experience working with cars and or vans.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme (2 x salary)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Six monthly boot allowance
  • Employee discount on Skip Hire

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Small Tools Delivery Driver

Company overview

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. It has now grown to one of the largest Construction and Waste Management companies in the South-West. We are now looking for a delivery driver to join our Plant Hire team to delivery small tools across the South-West.

Hours: 7am-5pm with 30 minutes for lunch

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Good location with easy access off of the M5
  • Gym membership discount
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Support of a friendly team as part of a family-run business
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff discount on Skip Hire
  • A varied role with no two days being the same

Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Delivering small tools to our Construction and Demolition sites
  • Delivering small tools to external customers
  • Collecting goods from depot or pick up point
  • Loading vehicles
  • Plan route to ensure deliveries are on time
  • Must be able to work efficiently and effectively
  • Must have good time management skills
  • Must have clean UK driving licence

The successful candidate must have a hard working attitude and have a towing licence.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Waste Transport Logistics Administrator

This is a full time position and reports to the Waste Transport Logistics Operations Manager, The following are the main duties associated with the position.

  • Check Artic Drivers daily log sheets & mark them off on check sheet each day.
  • Collate transport tickets (PoD’s) check they are correct and match loads completed.
  • If duplicate tickets (PoD’s) required, pursue final conclusion.
  • Audit tickets: weights, registration, date, load & tip destinations are correct.
  • Complete Driver Holiday Spread sheet.
  • Assist with driver communication as and when required.
  • Emailing external & internal customers each evening with load lists/manifest for that day.
  • Mark off log sheet against Daily routing and make changes if needed.
  • External invoicing – weekly/Daily.
  • Internal invoicing – weekly/Daily.
  • Bank holiday cover if required with appropriate notice given.
  • Completing drivers’ hours to Payroll in Transport Managers absence.
  • Send invoice reports monthly/Weekly/Daily to Managers.
  • Support the operational team with administrative support, as and when needed, subject to time availability

Skills

  • Good PC skills to include popular office applications such as Word and Excel as well as the ability to learn in house applications and packages.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of excel and be used to manipulating and creating spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the company.
  • Professional, confident and well organised with the ability to prioritise.
  • Capable of working to deadlines.
  • Accurate typing skills with attention to detail.
  • Good team player capable of taking ownership of area and tasks and also able to work on own initiative
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Drainage Gang

Company Overview

With over 25 years of experience in Construction Smiths is now firmly established as one of the region’s most experienced and trustworthy firms.

We are currently recruiting for a Drainage gang consisting of x1 Machine driver and x 2 groundworkers (Pipelayer/Top man) with Dumper/roller tickets. to join our well-established family company, offering a complete service to the construction industry. The successful candidates must have at least 5 years ground work experience.

Objectives of the role

  • Working within policies and procedures, covering all aspects of deep / shallow drainage to achieve a high standard of work completed on time within budget.
  • Reporting to Site Manager

Key responsibilities

You will be required to carry out:

All aspects of deep and shallow drainage.

The successful candidate will

  • Have ability to work as part of a team but also be able to manage their time and workload
  • Have ability to think ahead and give consideration to the job in hand
  • Ability to use of power tools
  • Have an understanding and or be able to read drawings
  • Be self-motivated, keen to learn, conscientious and prepared to work in all weather conditions
  • Be reliable and punctual

Education /Experience

  • Must hold a valid full UK driving licence
  • Must hold a valid CSCS & CPCS certification.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience

Benefits include

  • Works transport provided
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holiday)
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Complimentary PPE

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Skilled Ground Worker – Labourer

With over 25 years of experience in Construction Smiths is now firmly established as one of the region’s most experienced and trustworthy firms.

We are currently recruiting for a skilled ground worker to join our well-established family company, offering a complete service to the construction industry. The successful candidate must have at least 3 years ground work experience.

Objectives of the role

  • Working within policies and procedures, covering all aspects of Groundworks to achieve a high standard of work completed on time within budget.
  • Reporting to Site Manager

Key responsibilities

You will be required to carry out:

  • All aspects of Groundworks
  • Drainage and ducting
  • Digging footings whilst having an understanding of plans and datum
  • Externals and finishing’s (slabbing, kerbing, paving)
  • Concreting
  • Complying with Health and Safety policy and procedures
  • General labouring
  • Ensuring company property is looked after

The successful candidate will

  • Have ability to work as part of a team but also be able to manage their time and workload
  • Have ability to think ahead and give consideration to the job in hand
  • Ability to use of power tools
  • Have an understanding and or be able to read drawings
  • Be self-motivated, keen to learn, conscientious and prepared to work in all weather conditions
  • Be reliable and punctual

Education /Experience

  • Must hold a valid full UK driving licence
  • Must hold a valid CSCS
  • Experience in operating dumpers and rollers
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Machine tickets – preferred

Benefits include

  • Works transport provided
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holiday)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Human Resources Officer

This is a full time role and reports to the Company Secretary. The position is based at the Eastington office. The following are the main responsibilities associated with the position.

Job Purpose

To assist with and ensure the smooth operation of the primary human resource functions of the Company

Responsibilities

  • Support and liaise with all company Divisional Managers in implementing existing company policies and procedures
  • Assist in investigations relating to employee misconduct
  • Assist in disciplinary hearing process, including preparation of documentation
  • Assist the Payroll Department in monitoring employee absenteeism
  • Carry out data input to maintain employee records
  • To comprise and send out employee communications
  • Assist in ensuring the fair implementation of the Employee Handbook
  • Assist in maintaining employee personnel files
  • Assist with recruitment process, including compiling job descriptions, preparing interview questions and contacting references
  • Carry out new starter inductions

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Weighbridge Operator

Smiths (Gloucester) Limited is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of.

We are now looking for a Weighbridge Operator at our Cardiff depot, to join our ever growing team!

Immediate start available, full time position, working from 7:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Managing all vehicles entering and exiting the depot, weighing each load and recording data accurately.
  • Ensuring all vehicles attending site have the correct fully completed paperwork.
  • Recording and calculating inputs and outputs for the site.
  • Communication via radio with yard and transfer shed personnel.
  • Producing weighbridge tickets and completing waste transfer notes.
  • Awareness of gross/tare/nett weights of vehicles, to ensure vehicles leave at their legal weight limit.
  • Taking payments for disposal/collections as required.
  • General site administration, including answering the telephone.
  • Ensure all visitors have the correct PPE before entering site.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Outstanding attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and work to deadlines.
  • The ability to work Saturday mornings on a rota basis if required.
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with little supervision.
  • Ability to deal with drivers coming onto site in a professional manner.
  • A full, UK driving licence.

Benefits include:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Full training
  • Support of a friendly team
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Competitive salary

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Demolition Labourer

Demolition Operative vacancies for immediate start

You MUST hold a Full UK Driving license.

Working onsite requires a valid CSCS card.

Smiths can help you get a CSCS card updated or help you get through the process to get a CSCS card

This is a weekly paid job, salary is based on skills and experience

You will work as part of a team and travel to site together on a works van.

This is a hands on job, you will need to be physically fit and used to using hand tools and machinery

You will need to understand and follow health and safety rules

Ideally you will have experience of working on a demolition or construction site and be able to follow instructions from the Supervisor

Benefits include

  • Weekly paid – paid into bank account
  • 28 days statutory holiday
  • PPE provide
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Supported training programme
  • On the job training
  • Company Pension

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Smiths Demolition Division are looking for a Trainee Quantity Surveyor to join our established and experienced team.

Smiths Demolition have been delivering demolition and asbestos removal since 1992.

This is a full time role reporting to the Demolition & Asbestos Divisional Manager. Based at our Head Office (Eastington) and contract Sites.

Salary will be based on skills and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Read, understand and accurately interpret Client specifications.
  • Onsite measuring and valuation of works in progress
  • Invoicing / applications for completed works.
  • Assessment of sub-contractor quotations for sub-contracted works.
  • Monitor and manage sub -contractors against works and output
  • Generation of contract cost reporting and provision of additional reporting where required.
  • Validation of internal invoicing and external invoices.
  • Other duties in support of cost control within the office
  • Other office duties to support other team members

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Degree or HND qualified, or working towards (not essential)
  • Proven excellent IT skills, especially MS Excel
  • Proven excellent communicator across a wide variety internal and external contacts
  • Proven excellent organisational skills

Benefits

  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Free Parking
  • 28 days holiday (including public holidays)
  • Company Mobile
  • Discounted gym membership

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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HGV Class 1 Drivers Artic/Bulkers/Days/Tramping

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd operates an extensive fleet of new Volvo 500 & Scania 500 articulated vehicles, pulling a variety of trailers, including moving floor & bulk tipping trailers, capable of transporting a wide range of products in large quantities .

We are recruiting HGV1 drivers for day work/tramping 3-4 nights out a week to join our growing team based out of Moreton Valence in Gloucester.

Salary: £34,000-£45,000

(£45,000 to include nights out)

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

The successful candidates must have previous HGV Class 1 experience. Waste management specific experience is advantageous but not 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
  • Support of a friendly team operating as part of a family-run business
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Eye test allowance
  • Night out allowance available when working away from home
  • Hourly rate: Based on experience
  • Immediate Start

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Welder/Fabricator

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family run business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of.

We are now recruiting for a Full-time welder based at our Engineering Workshop at Eastington.

Main duties to be carried out will be working alongside our existing team in the Maintenance Fabrication/Welding of our extensive Plant and Lorry fleet.

The role will vary day to day and you will be based in a busy fabrication workshop.

Duties

  • To ensure that all plant/ equipment is maintained and repaired to meet the requirements of the customers.
  • A variety of welding responsibilities including skips.
  • To ensure that all breakdowns or non-scheduled work is undertaken in a timely, cost effective manner.
  • Ensure that you are working in a safe manner, adhering to our safe systems of work.

Position would ideally suit someone looking for a varied and busy role and a desire to add to their existing skills set.

All candidates will be required to undertake a welding test.

Salary ranges from 20,500-35,000 depending on hours and experience.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Work boot allowance
  • Complementary PPE
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Employee discount on Skip Hire
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Mobile Plant Fitter/Mechanic

Smiths (Gloucester) Limited is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of. We are now looking for an experienced fitter to join our ever growing team!

The successful candidate must have machinery fitting experience and live in Gloucestershire or surrounding areas.

Job description

We now require an experienced plant machinery fitter to join our team at our head office near Stonehouse. You will be responsible for carrying out the repair and maintenance of all types of heavy plant of a variety of sizes. The repair and maintenance of the machines will be required for use for our Construction and Demolition divisions on projects in the South-West.

The role is partly mobile and partly workshop based with a well-equipped van provided.

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced mechanic/fitter to work on our extensive list of machines which include JCB’s and CAT’s ranging from 1 – 50 tonne excavators, dumpers, rollers and dozers.
  • The role will require working in house in our newly built workshop The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible and no two days will be the same.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working with a range of heavy plant equipment, machines and hydraulic equipment
  • Have previously worked in this industry
  • Be confident in the diagnosis of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Be able to work alone and under own initiative
  • Possess good communication skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels, including with colleagues and clients.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate depending on experience
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Support of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Eye test allowance

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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JCB 3CX Operator (Machine Driver)

The successful candidate must live within the South-West as the role is primarily based in Gloucestershire and must have a 180 CPCS certificate.

Company overview

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smiths has grown to become one of the largest Waste and Construction companies in the South-West.

We are now looking for an experienced JCB 3CX Driver to join our Plant Hire team. The successful candidate must be willing to work away from home when required.

Responsibilities

  • Driving any plant/equipment as directed by the Employer or third party
  • Washing, greasing, and general maintenance of any plant/ equipment at any time allocated to you by the Employer
  • Observe all Health and Safety requirements and instructions at the site
  • Ensure the work is carried out within the deadlines, safely and efficiently, and to relay information accurately to the Site Supervisor
  • Wear the appropriate PPE
  • To follow all instruction and direction from his supervisor
  • Carry out best practice and safe working practices
  • Report any malfunction, unserviceability of equipment/ tools immediately
  • Complete weekly timesheet and plant timesheet and hand it to the supervisor
  • Perform testing procedures to ensure that machines work optimally during the working process

Benefits

  • On site parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Six monthly boot allowance
  • Life assurance scheme (2 x scheme)
  • Support of a friendly team
  • Company van to travel to and from work

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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HGV Class 2 Driver – Tewkesbury

Smith’s (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. Smiths have built a great reputation, in the local area.

What we are looking for:

Due to continued company expansion we are looking for a full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to drive either, Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles who will be based out of our Tewkesbury depot.

Servicing both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area means that local area knowledge is essential. All tasks must be completed whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Benefits include:

  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Tasks and duties will include:

  • Delivering, removing and exchanging skips and or hook bins
  • Driving HGV refuse vehicle (RCV) if required and carrying out collections of wheelie bins at commercial properties
  • Carrying out routine vehicle checks
  • Making sure that the load is correctly placed and is secure
  • Maintaining log sheets with details of trips, including rest breaks

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.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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HGV Class 2 Driver – Avonmouth

Smith’s (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. Smiths have built a great reputation, in the local area.

What we are looking for:

Due to continued company expansion we are looking for a full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to drive either , Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles who will be based out of our Avonmouth depot.

Servicing both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area means that local area knowledge is essential. All tasks must be completed whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Benefits include:

  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Tasks and duties will include:

  • Delivering, removing and exchanging skips and or hook bins
  • Driving HGV refuse vehicle (RCV) if required and carrying out collections of wheelie bins at commercial properties
  • Carrying out routine vehicle checks
  • Making sure that the load is correctly placed and is secure
  • Maintaining a log book with details of trips, including rest breaks

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.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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HGV Driver Class 2 – Gloucester

Smith’s (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. Smiths have built a great reputation, in the local area.

What we are looking for:

Due to continued company expansion we are looking for a full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to drive either, Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles who will be based out of our Moreton Valence depot near Gloucester.

Servicing both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area means that local area knowledge is essential. All tasks must be completed whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Benefits include:

  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Tasks and duties will include:

  • Delivering, removing and exchanging skips and or hook bins
  • Driving HGV refuse vehicle (RCV) if required and carrying out collections of wheelie bins at commercial properties
  • Carrying out routine vehicle checks
  • Making sure that the load is correctly placed and is secure
  • Maintaining log sheets with details of trips, including rest breaks

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.

please note: we don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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HGV Class 2 Driver – Cardiff

Smith’s (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. Smiths have built a great reputation, in the local area.

What we are looking for:

Due to continued company expansion we are looking for a full-time, experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to drive either, Skip Hire or Hook Bin vehicles who will be based out of our Cardiff depot.

Servicing both commercial and domestic properties in and around the Gloucestershire area means that local area knowledge is essential. All tasks must be completed whilst adhering to Road Transport legislation and fulfilling the Company’s obligations.

Benefits include:

  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Tasks and duties will include:

  • Delivering, removing and exchanging skips and or hook bins
  • Driving HGV refuse vehicle (RCV) if required and carrying out collections of wheelie bins at commercial properties
  • Carrying out routine vehicle checks
  • Making sure that the load is correctly placed and is secure
  • Maintaining log sheets with details of trips, including rest breaks

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.

please note: we don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Heavy Mobile Plant Operator

Smith’s (Gloucester) Limited require a Heavy Mobile Plant Operator to join our well established family-run business. Smith’s has now grown to be one of the largest Waste and Construction companies in the South-West. We operate an extensive fleet of machinery to enable us to process and segregate the waste that is brought into the depot. The role will require the candidate to sort and separate recyclables with the aid of a 360 Slew and Loading Shovel. The role will be based at our waste facility at Tewkesbury.

The successful candidate Duties could include:

Operation of Mobile plant to include the use of 360 Slew (digger with grab) and Articulated Loading Shovel, training will be given to the right candidate.

  • Ensure that the health & safety procedures are complied with at all times.
  • Ensuring product is stored accordingly in a safe and secure manner.
  • Pick different types of recyclables.
  • To perform general labouring duties on site.
  • To monitor and maintain housekeeping standards.
  • Good communication skills and be able to communicate appropriately.

Benefits include:

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Good opportunity’s to progress within the business
  • Supportive of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Eye test allowance for VDU operators

Job Type: Full-time

Working hours are between 7.00 am and 6.00 pm Monday to Friday, with the flexibility of Saturday cover 7.00 am and 1.00 pm when required.

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Plant Senior Technician

Smiths (Gloucester) Limited is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of. We are now looking for an experienced fitter to join our ever growing team!

The successful candidate must have machinery fitting experience and live in Gloucestershire or surrounding areas.

Job description

We now require an experienced plant machinery fitter to join our team at our Moreton Valence depot. You will be responsible for carrying out the repair and maintenance of all types of heavy plant of a variety of sizes. The repair and maintenance of the machines will be required for use for our Construction and Demolition divisions on projects in the South-West.

The role is partly mobile and partly workshop based with a well-equipped van provided.

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced mechanic/fitter to work on our extensive list of machines which include JCB’s and CAT’s ranging from 1 – 50 tonne excavators, dumpers, rollers and dozers.
  • The role will require working in house in our newly built workshop and also working visiting site in a company van to fix machines out on site. The successful candidate must be willing to be flexible and no two days will be the same.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience of working with a range of heavy plant equipment, machines and hydraulic equipment
  • Have previously worked in this industry
  • Be confident in the diagnosis of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Be able to work alone and under own initiative
  • Possess good communication skills and have the ability to communicate at all levels, including with colleagues and clients.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Support of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Eye test allowance

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Labourer- Waste Division

Smith’s (Gloucester) Limited require a yard/ picking line operative to join our well established family-run business. Smith’s has now grown to be one of the largest Waste and Construction companies in the South-West. We operate an extensive fleet of machinery to enable us to process and segregate the waste that is brought into the depot. The role will require the candidate to sort and separate recyclables from a conveyor belt. This role will be based at our main waste facility at Moreton Valence in Gloucester.

The successful candidate duties will include:

  • Ensure that all health & safety procedures are complied with at all times
  • Ensuring product is stored accordingly in a safe and secure manner
  • Pick different types of recyclables from conveyor belt
  • To perform general labouring duties on site
  • To undertake training to operate fixed and mobile plant
  • To monitor and maintain housekeeping standards
  • Good communication skills and be able to communicate appropriately
  • Experience preferred but not essential as full training will be provided

Benefits include:

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Supportive of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Eye test allowance

Working hours are between 7.00 am and 6.00 pm Monday to Friday, with the flexibility of Saturday cover 7.00 am and 1.00 pm when required

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Ground Worker/Labourer

With over 25 years of experience in Construction Smiths is now firmly established as one of the region’s most experienced and trustworthy firms.

We are currently recruiting for ground workers to join our well-established family company, offering a complete service to the construction industry.

Objectives

  • Working within policies and procedures, covering all aspects of Groundworks to achieve a high standard of work completed on time within budget.
  • Reporting to Site Manager

Key responsibilities

  • All aspects of Groundworks
  • Drainage and ducting
  • Digging footings whilst having an understanding pf plans and datum
  • Externals and finishing’s (slabbing, kerbing, paving)
  • Concreting
  • Complying with Health and Safety policy and procedures
  • General labouring
  • Ensuring company property is looked after

The successful candidate will

  • Have ability to work as part of a team
  • Have ability to think ahead and give consideration to the job in hand
  • Ability to use of power tools
  • Have an understanding/reading drawings
  • Be self-motivated, keen to learn, conscientious and prepared to work in all weather conditions
  • Be reliable and punctual

Education /Experience

  • Must hold a valid full UK driving licence
  • Must hold a valid CSCS
  • Experience in operating dumpers and rollers
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience
  • Machine tickets – preferred

Benefits include

  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holiday)
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Supportive of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Works transport provided

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Administrator – Trade Waste – Part Time

Company Overview

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Offering a wide range of services the company has grown to one of the largest Construction and Waste Management companies in the South-West. Employing in the region of 500 people across Gloucestershire and South-Wales we are looking for someone to join our administration team in our Tewkesbury depot.

Job role

We require a Trade Waste administrator on a temp to perm basis to join our team of 3 to assist with bookings, taking calls, resolving queries and liaising with the operations department.

The Successful Candidate

  • The successful candidate must have excellent customer service skills as we pride ourselves on our high level of customer service.
  • You must have the ability to work efficiently and multi task
  • You must be able to work through a query and reach and end resolution
  • Enjoy working in a busy work environment
  • Knowledge of waste management and or trade waste is not essential but would be beneficial

Job responsibilities

Provide administration assistance to all direct sales personnel when required

  • Work closely with the Sales team and the Administration team to ensure quality customer service requirements are met
  • Preparing reports as required for the Trade Waste Team Leader and Sales team
  • Carry out the administration required for customer notification of any price increases and service variations
  • Process new accounts, sites and agreements to the system
  • Make service amendments as and when requested by the customer or subcontractor
  • Look into and resolve service disputes
  • Deal with invoice queries and requests for credits as delegated and prior to authorisation by the Trade Waste Team Leader
  • Receive and direct appropriately, incoming phone calls and emails for the ordering and supply of services

Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme (2 x salary)
  • Complementary tea and coffee
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff discount on Skip Hire
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Support of a friendly and knowledgeable team
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Eye test allowance

Part-time hours: 24-29 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Administrator – Waste Collections

This role is a full-time temporary job to cover maternity leave. However, there is the option on being a permanent role for the right candidate.

Company Overview

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family run company owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Offering a wide range of services the company has grown to one of the largest Construction and Waste Management companies in the South-West. Employing in the region of 500 people across Gloucestershire and South-Wales we are looking for someone to join our administration team in our Tewkesbury depot.

Job role

We require a Trade Waste administrator on a temp to perm basis to join our team of 3 to assist with bookings, taking calls, resolving queries and liaising with the operations department.

The Successful Candidate

  • The successful candidate must have excellent customer service skills as we pride ourselves on our high level of customer service.
  • You must have the ability to work efficiently and multi task
  • You must be able to work through a query and reach and end resolution
  • Enjoy working in a busy work environment
  • Knowledge of waste management and or trade waste is not essential but would be beneficial

Job responsibilities

Provide administration assistance to all direct sales personnel when required

  • Work closely with the Sales team and the Administration team to ensure quality customer service requirements are met
  • Preparing reports as required for the Trade Waste Team Leader and Sales team
  • Carry out the administration required for customer notification of any price increases and service variations
  • Process new accounts, sites and agreements to the system
  • Make service amendments as and when requested by the customer or subcontractor
  • Look into and resolve service disputes
  • Deal with invoice queries and requests for credits as delegated and prior to authorisation by the Trade Waste Team Leader
  • Receive and direct appropriately, incoming phone calls and emails for the ordering and supply of services

Benefits

  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme (2 x salary)
  • Complementary tea and coffee
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff discount on Skip Hire
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Support of a friendly and knowledgeable team
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Eye test allowance

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Closing Date: October 31, 2021

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Waste Transport Logistics Administrator

This is a full time position and reports to the Waste Transport Logistics Operations Manager, The following are the main duties associated with the position.

  • Check Artic Drivers daily log sheets & mark them off on check sheet each day.
  • Collate transport tickets (PoD’s) check they are correct and match loads completed.
  • If duplicate tickets (PoD’s) required, pursue final conclusion.
  • Audit tickets: weights, registration, date, load & tip destinations are correct.
  • Complete Driver Holiday Spread sheet.
  • Assist with driver communication as and when required.
  • Emailing external & internal customers each evening with load lists/manifest for that day.
  • Mark off log sheet against Daily routing and make changes if needed.
  • External invoicing – weekly/Daily.
  • Internal invoicing – weekly/Daily.
  • Bank holiday cover if required with appropriate notice given.
  • Completing drivers’ hours to Payroll in Transport Managers absence.
  • Send invoice reports monthly/Weekly/Daily to Managers.
  • Support the operational team with administrative support, as and when needed, subject to time availability

Skills

  • Good PC skills to include popular office applications such as Word and Excel as well as the ability to learn in house applications and packages.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of excel and be used to manipulating and creating spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels within the company.
  • Professional, confident and well organised with the ability to prioritise.
  • Capable of working to deadlines.
  • Accurate typing skills with attention to detail.
  • Good team player capable of taking ownership of area and tasks and also able to work on own initiative
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence.

Closing Date: September 30, 2021

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