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.

Transport Administration Assistant

We require an experienced compliance and administration assistant to join our team. In this full time role which is based at our Head Office in Eastington near Stonehouse. You will be required to work as both part of a team and under your own initiative to ensure the smooth and continual running of the administration and compliance for the Transport Division.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Transport Managers in telephone enquiries, including:
  • Quoting current rates
  • Completing the transport diary
  • Allocate drivers/vehicles work for the following day, filling in the day sheet and utilise the fleet accordingly.
  • Liaise with the Workshop department regarding vehicle availability and repairs.
  • Analysing and monitoring of digital and analogue tachographs.
  • Check drivers working time directive sheets against tachographs.
  • Ensure drivers are compliant and report to the Transport Manager any who are not.

Benefits

  • Eye test allowance
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Support from a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Free on site parking

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

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HGV Mechanic

We are looking for a skilled workshop-based HGV fitter to join the team in a busy and varied transport environment. This role is on the night shift in our Transport Workshop in Eastington near Stonehouse from Monday to Thursday with core working hours between 6pm and 6am (overtime options available). The successful candidate will carry out routine maintenance and MOT preparation in line with DVSA Guidelines, 6 weekly inspection schedule and major repairs when authorised by a senior team member. The successful candidate will enjoy a varied role, be able to work under their own initiative and also as part of a team. Training for the role will be supplied where required.

Responsibilities

To ensure that all vehicle/equipment maintenance is carried out at the appropriate time and to the standard required by third parties including DVSA, LOLER etc.
To ensure that all breakdowns or non-scheduled work is undertaken in a timely, cost effective manner
Ability to work on HGV’s in a safe and efficient manner to timescales
Ensure the work is carried out in accordance with company policies, to a high standard and in line with best practice
To follow all instruction and direction from the Workshop Manager
Carry out best practice and safe working practices

Benefits include:

Competitive salary
Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
6 monthly boot allowance
Complimentary PPE
Gym membership discount
28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Workplace Pension Scheme
Support of a friendly team as part of a family-run business

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

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Demolition Labourer

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd are looking for Experienced Demolition Operatives to join our existing teams. Smiths are very well established in the demolition industry with over 30 years experience of demolition projects, including expert soft strip to skilled machine demolition.

You must have a valid and up to date CSCS card.

Salary dependant on skills, experience and certificates.

Experience of removal of asbestos material would be an advantage, but is not essential.

Working as part of a team you will be working on small domestic projects through to large industrial scale demolitions.

You will be using hand tools and machinery, skills will include soft strip, following instruction and following site rules.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work as part of team travelling to site (you need to be vehicle owner/driver)
  • Take instruction from Site Supervisor
  • Follow method statements to carry out tasks in safe and compliant manner
  • Comply with Health & Safety regulations
  • Identify risks and issues to Site Supervisor should they arise
  • Follow company rules and regulations

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid CSCS card
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Able to speak and understand English
  • Experience of plant machinery operation advantageous, not essential

Benefits

  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Focused training programmes
  • Support from a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Eye test allowance
  • Works transport provided
  • Opportunity to progress

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

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