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Plant Driver


We are a recycling company based in Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Washington and we specialise in recycling and waste management, including the handling of materials from domestic kerbside collections, commercial collections and waste sites. We are looking to recruit a qualified and experienced plant driver with experience of driving 360s and or loading shovels for our Hartlepool Site.

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. You will also be involved in the manual sorting of material.

Key Tasks

To operate mobile plant safely and efficiently.

To load and unload vehicles if and when required.

To load material processing belt when required.

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 manually sort material when required

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

To follow lock off procedure.

Key Skills

360 and or loading shovel driving certificate (ticket) awarded by a recognised awarding body


Previous experience of 360 and or loading shovel driving is essential.

Previous experience of working 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 Monday to Friday

Shifts 6:00am – 2:30pm, 2:30pm and 11:00pm and 8:00am – 4:30pm

Rate of Pay

£11.63 per hour

Permanent position

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