Job: Site Operative 2018-04-13T12:17:25+00:00

Site Operative

We are looking for an experienced site operative to join our expanding team team.  Our company is driven by a commitment to support our employees by providing the tools and authority to achieve their goals.  This job will involve working in a fast paced, challenging environment where your valued contributions will help us continue to grow the business and achieve the position as the UK’s leading environmental service provider.

Essential Qualifications – Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence (less than 3 years old)


Main Duties

You will be based at our chemical waste processing facility.  You will be operating a Fork Lift Truck in our operations team:

  • Operating mobile and static plant equipment to handle waste materials in a safe and efficient manner
  • Loading, transporting, and offloading waste
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Storing and dispatching hazardous and non-hazardous waste

Experience Required

  • Experience in operating static and mobile plant equipment including counter-balance fork lift trucks
  • Experience in safe pallet handling/ processing environments

You must have a valid Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence.


Essential Skills

  • Ability to work safely and set this example to others
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Be comfortable working within a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Be able to comply with company procedures and standard operating practices
  • Be comfortable working in a hands on position and outdoors in all weathers

Qualifications that would be advantageous

Whilst experiencing of handling chemicals/ waste materials would be advantageous, this is not essential as training can be provided. If you have had any of the following training, please include in your CV/ covering letter: 360 Excavator, PASMA training, First Aid Certificate, COSHH Training.


Essential Details

Position – Site Operative
Location – Burslem, Stoke-On-Trent
Essential Qualifications – Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence
Salary – up to £20,370 per annum (£9.04 per hour, plus night shift allowance)
Additional Payments – overtime, Workplace pension scheme
Working Hours – Shift pattern (mornings, noons, and nights).  Some weekend work may be required.
Working Area – Outdoors in all weather
Holiday Allocation – 20 days rising to 25 days based on length of service, plus bank holidays


To apply

Send your CV to enquiries@redindustries.co.uk or complete our Job Application Form

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