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360 and/or Loading Shovel Operator


We are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced 360 and/or Loading Shovel Operator for our Hartlepool Site.

J&B Recycling is a recycling and waste management company based in Hartlepool and Middlesbrough. We specialise in recycling and waste management, including the handling of materials from domestic kerbside collections, commercial collections and waste sites.

Job Description


Your role will be to load plant and vehicles safely and efficiently ensuring that there is a good flow of material to maximise production also moving material around the yard to keep it tidy and well organised.

Key Tasks

To operate mobile plant safely and efficiently.

To load and unload vehicles if and when required.

To dress bales prior to moving to designated storage area.

To provide holiday and sickness cover when required.

To carry out pre-vehicle checks when driving and report defects.

To keep the work area and yard safe, clean and tidy by clearing waste between tasks.

To wear appropriate PPE for all tasks carried out and to comply with site rules.

To load the Dos O Mat, CRS Trommel and Zig Zag as and when required.

To carry out cleaning of the Dos O Mat and CRS Trommel as and when required.

To follow lock off procedure.

Key Skills

360 driving certificate (ticket) awarded by a recognised awarding body


Previous experience of 360 and/or Loading Shovel driving in the waste industry is preferred but not essential.

Health & Safety focused.

The position is subject to passing a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test.

Hours of Work

Site operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Alternate working week of 4 shifts week 1 and 3 shifts week 2, with average weekly hours of 40

Shifts 6:50am – 7:00pm and 6:50pm – 7:00am

Every other weekend off

Rate of Pay

Good rates of pay with paid overtime

Permanent position

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter over to

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