Apply for 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
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