Quarry Operative – Edston, EH45 8NW

About TQ

We are a successful and fast-growing family-owned quarrying company and major supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete, mortar, render and sports sand to the building and road construction industry. We operate at over 31 sites throughout Central Scotland, the North East of England and East Anglia.

As a family business we have a clear focus on our people. We have a committed and engaged team of over 350 team members working in a variety of different roles delivering a unique combination of quality materials and service excellence for our customers.

Due to our continued success and rapid growth an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Quarry Operative based at our Edston site in Peebles. The successful candidate will be customer focused, reliable, well organised and be able to work well as part of a team.

Why TQ

As a family business we focus on our people. We offer excellent training, development and career progression opportunities within our business.

We will provide you with an opportunity to gaining vocational qualifications within 12 months of starting employment with us!

We also offer job security, and regular overtime paid at an enhanced rate.

This is an exciting opportunity to fulfil an important role within a fast growing and successful business.

Key Responsibilities:

·Carry out daily safety, maintenance and service checks

·Mobile Plant Operations – Excavator

·Safe and Efficient Operation of the Equipment

·Work closely and follow instructions from the Quarry Manager

·Follow the Quarry Development Plan

·Meet site Productivity Targets

·Integrate with and work as part of a small team

·Carry out additional Quarry Duties as required

It is essential the successful candidate:

·Strong Communicator

·Previous Hard Rock Quarry/Mineral Extraction Experience

·Geotechnical Awareness/Training in a Hard Rock environment

·Valid Mobile Plant Qualifications and Proof of Competency (MPQC preferred but not essential)

·Willing to undergo further Training

Working towards a diverse workforce and equal opportunities

To apply please send a covering letter and CV, with the location you wish to apply, to recruitment@tillicoultryquarries.com