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Markon - Signs - Working Supervisor

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Working Supervisor with our Signs division based at our Cumbernauld offices.

You will be responsible for assisting with the supervision of highway signs maintenance schemes in Scotland and North of England.

You will have experience in Highways Maintenance/civils at a supervisory level. You will hold a certificate in SMTS or SSSTS, NRSWA Supervisor Card, CSCS and a full UK driving license.

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Markon - Administration Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Cumbernauld(Fixed Term - Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Temporary Administration Assistant within our Planing Department based at our Cumbernauld offices.  This is a fixed term role until December 2024 and the hours of work are 35 hours per week - Monday to Friday 0900-1700.  

Working as part of a team you will be required to provide general administration support to the Planing department and related support services to the office ensuring that all tasks are carried out efficiently and effectively. 

The ideal candidate should have good communication and interpersonal skills, a good understanding of Microsoft Word/Excel and be able to work unsupervised.

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Technician

Inverness(Full-Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Technician to join our Technical Services team working in the Inverness area with travel to and supporting of the Parkmore laboratory.   

This is an exciting opportunity to carry out construction materials testing under the mentorship of experienced Technicians in a UKAS accredited laboratory with one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses.

 The skills and experience required for this role are: 

  • Knowledge of British testing and related standards and specifications.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly conscientious and diligent.
  • Self-motivated with a hands-on approach to work.
  • Strong and flexible work ethic.
  • Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues.
  • Valid drivers licence.
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Leiths - Quarry Manager

Bluehill(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Quarry Manager for our Bluehill Quarry in Craigellachie.

You will be responsible for managing and controlling the Bluehill Quarry in accordance with the Quarries Regulations 1999 and all other relevant Health and Safety / Environmental legislation with particular attention to standards of performance, conduct, productivity and discipline.

This role requires an individual who has strong leadership and communication skills that can effectively manage, train and develop the workforce whilst promoting a culture of health and safety excellence.

You will have a proven track record of achieving production targets, driving forward continuous improvements, and maximising process efficiencies at all levels.

Ideally you will hold a SHE NVQ Level 4 and have proven management experience to assist in leading our quarry teams.

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Markon - Contracts Manager

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit for a Contracts Manager for our Traffic Management Division, the role will be based from Cumbernauld, Glasgow.  

Reporting to the Divisional Manager you will be required to assist with the day-to-day management of the division ensuring a safe and effective service is delivered to our customers. 

The successful candidate should have previous experience in a similar role, have good communication skills as you will be required to seek sales for the division and hold a current driving licence as travel to sites will be required.

 If you feel you have the right skills and qualities to take on this role, please contact Andrew Bustard at our Markon Office on 01236 875134 or via email recruitment@leiths-group.co.uk.

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Leiths - Trainee Plant Operative

Mid Lairgs, Inverness(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Plant Operative for our Mid Lairgs Quarry.

You will be required to learn how to carry out asphalt production operations and routine maintenance works in accordance with the Quarries Regulations 1999.

We are looking for someone who is a hands’ on, versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving licence and able to operate a computer. No previous experience of asphalt production is necessary as training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this challenging role. 

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity. 

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Leiths - HGV Driver (Powder Tanker)

Inverness(Full-Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for an HGV Driver - Powder Tanker.  As part of the role there will be the requirement to travel across Scotland, as well as spending nights away from home.  The role will be based at Inverness. 

The post requires to be filled by someone who is a versatile, flexible and willing worker . A category C + E License is required along with up to date Digital Tachograph Card and Drivers CPC. You will require a sound understanding of the EU rules on driver hours and be fully conversant with digital tachograph use.

The successful applicant would be required to commence at the earliest opportunity. 

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Markon - Road Marking Chargehand

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We currently require Road Marking Chargehands to be based at our Cumbernauld, Glasgow premises.

Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be required to complete road marking projects to the contract specification and the client's satisfaction.

Previous experience in a similar role is preferred and a driving licence is required for the role.

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Markon - Road Marking Operatives

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We currently require Road Marking Operatives (2nd Man) based at our Cumbernauld, Glasgow premises.

Reporting to the Chargehand, you will be required to assist with setting out and applying road markings to various local authority and private contracts across Scotland.

Previous experience in a similar role is preferred and a driving licence is required for this role.

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Leiths - Apprentice Fleet Mechanic

Parkmore, Dufftown

We are currently looking to recruit an Apprentice Fleet Mechanic to join our busy Workshop based at Parkmore, Dufftown.

During the 4-year term of apprenticeship you will be involved in working towards the safe and efficient repairs and maintenance of HGV and LGV’s within the workshop and offsite environments.

This position is full time and combines the opportunity of paid work with both an on the job and a formal training programme, where attendance at college will be included and assessment of skills will take place via visits from the college assessor.

The ideal candidate must;

Be prepared to work as part of a team

Be able to work in a dirty and busy environment to meet deadlines

Have excellent attention to detail

Have an interest in engineering and be willing to learn

Be hard working, self-motivated, honest and trustworthy

The successful candidate will be rewarded with an hourly rate in excess of the current National Minimum Wage for Apprentices and 28 days’ annual leave.

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Markon - Fleet Mechanic

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Fleet Mechanic to join our busy Workshop based at Cumbernauld, Glasgow.

This role requires someone who is versatile, flexible and willing worker with extensive knowledge and experience of a multi-purpose fleet which includes vans, HGVs and various Plant machines. 

A clean Class One (C+E) licence is essential.

The ideal candidate would be available to start at the earliest opportunity.

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Markon - Sign Operative

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Sign Operative based at our Cumbernauld offices.

You will be responsible for a range of activities from ground works and digging, to the installation of signage, working at heights and during the night.

You will hold a full driving licence.

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Markon - HGV Tipper Driver

Cumbernauld(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit an HGV Tipper Driver to be based at Cumbernauld. 

You will be based at Cumbernauld, Glasgow but will be required to work at various sites throughout Scotland which may require overnight stays.

This post requires to be filled by someone who is a versatile, flexible and willing worker, who has knowledge of the local area and has a clean driving licence.

You will require a sound understanding of the EU rules on drivers hours and be fully conversant with digital tachograph use.

Normal hours of work will be Monday – Friday, although it will be expected that some weekends are worked during our busy periods.

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Quarry Supervisor

North Lasts, Aberdeen(Full-Time) 

Reporting to the Area Manager you will be responsible under Section 8 of the Quarries Regulations 1999 for the safe and efficient management of our North Lasts quarry. 

You will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental management and possess the necessary competence and leadership skills to promote a positive team. 

The ideal candidate should have previous supervisory experience, a sound working knowledge of quarry and coated operations, as well as general maintenance activities. Flexible approach to work and good communication skills are essential for this role.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential as you will require a strong technical knowledge of fixed and mobile plant operations, blast design, shotfiring and quarry development. Ideally you will hold a SHE NVQ Level 3/4.

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A Ross - Mobile Plant Trainee/Operator

Midlairgs Quarry(Full-Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Mobile Plant Operative to work within our Quarries Division, this role will be based from our Midlairgs Quarry in Inverness however there may be a requirement to travel to sites across Scotland which may involve overnight stays.

You will be responsible for carrying out quarry operations and routine maintenance work. All work activities must be carried out in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the Quarries Regulations 1999 ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times.

The post requires a current MPQC card and ideally you will have Articulated Dump Truck and Wheel Loader experience.

We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving license.

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Leiths - JCB 2CX Operatives

Rigifa, Cove(Full-Time) 

We currently have vacancies for 2 x JCB 2CX Operatives based at Rigifa, Cove.

The successful candidates should be experienced at operating a Streetmaster 2CX, hold a current CSCS card qualification and a full driving license.

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Leiths - HGV Mechanic

Rigifa, Cove(Full-Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit an HGV Mechanic to maintain and repair our wide ranging fleet of vehicles, trailers and powder tankers.  Since the role requires a great degree of independence, extensive experience in fault diagnosis and repairs as well as an ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

The candidate must be able to display working experience of HGV inspections and MOT preparation while undertaking general repairs on various makes of  HGV’s, trailers and light commercials.

You will be comfortable in an engineering environment as the job is very hands on. You will be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy fleet maintenance division.

A current UK driving licence is essential with C+E categories desirable.

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Leiths - Surfacing Supervisor

Rigifa, Cove(Full-Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for a Surfacing Supervisor within our Construction & Surfacing Division to supervise contracts and carry out onsite training with the Surfacing Operative crews. 

This post requires a current Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme Certificate, CSCS Card, Street Works Supervisor Card and SVQ/NQV Level 2.

We are looking for someone who has had previous experience in a similar role, is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker and who has a clean driving license.

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Leiths - Mobile Crushing Operative

Inverness Area(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Mobile Crushing Operative to work at our various sites across the Inverness area.

You will be required to operate machinery including Loading Shovels, Excavators and Mobile Crushing and Screening Equipment. All work activities must be carried out in a safe and efficient manner ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times.

The post requires a current MPQC card and ideally you will have industry related experience and knowledge to demonstrate your competence of quarrying / recycling operations.

We are looking for people who are versatile, flexible and accommodating workers who have a clean driving licence.

The successful applicants will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.  

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Leiths - Light Commercial Vehicle Mechanic

Parkmore Quarry, Dufftown(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Light Commercial Vehicle Mechanic for our workshop in Parkmore, Dufftown to maintain and repair our wide range of fleet vehicles. 

Since the role requires a great degree of independence, extensive experience in fault diagnosis and repairs as well as an ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

The candidate must be able to display work experience of LGV inspections and MOT preparation while undertaking general repairs on various makes of heavy and light commercials.

You will be comfortable in an engineering environment as the job is very hands on. You will be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy fleet maintenance division

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Lawrie - Demolition Operative / Trainee Demolition Operative

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

Lawrie Demolition is Aberdeen’s oldest demolition company specialising in partial and complete demolition as well as reclamation and recycling.

The company have an opening for a demolition operative labourer. Experience is preferred but full ongoing training will be given to the right candidate.

A driving licence is preferred but not essential.

As part of our team applicants will be expected to have a hands-on,  can do attitude and be able to follow instruction as well as work under their own initiative. This is a physical role and requires a modest level of fitness as well as being comfortable working in and outdoors in all weather.

The role will involve demolition labouring duties including soft stripping buildings, working at height as well as operating various power tools and small plant when and if the need arises, also preforming any other site duties while taking instruction from the site supervisor or chargehands. This is a varied job with the ability to learn, develop and use many different skills as your employment progresses.

A standard working week is 39 hours with overtime available but not guaranteed.

The job is based in Aberdeen but will occasionally involve working away from home for short periods. Accommodation and transport will be provided when this is necessary.

The hourly rate will depend on age and level of experience.

For further detail please contact Graeme McInnes, Operations Manager  Tel. Office – 01224 876333 / Mobile - 07730 000349 and all applications should be sent to recruitment@leiths-group.co.uk

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Leiths - Fleet & Plant Buyer

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Fleet & Plant Buyer to join our busy Purchasing Department, based at Rigifa, Cove.

You will be responsible for providing full procurement of Fleet & Plant parts ensuring that sufficient quotations are received prior to purchase.  You will also be required to update the system with all orders and collate all associated delivery notes and paperwork for processing by the Purchasing Administrators. 

You will also be required to assist with procurement of Quarry materials and carry out any other ad-hoc administrative duties as and when required. 

The ideal candidate would have previous experience in a similar role, have good communication and organisational skills and be able to work on their own initiative.  You must also have good computer skills and be able to work to deadlines. 

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Markon - Traffic Management Operatives

Cumbernauld, Glasgow(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for Traffic Management Operatives, you will be based at Cumbernauld but you will be required to work at various sites, which may require overnight stays.

Duties will include:

Installing and removing lane closures and contraflow systems on high speed dual carriageways

Installing and removing temporary traffic signal systems/road lane closures/diversion signing and contra flow systems in urban and rural areas

Carrying out convoy traffic management systems

Installing and removing vehicle and pedestrian barriers

General maintenance duties of traffic management set ups

Mobile lane closures and hard shoulder cover

You should be fully qualified, have demonstrable previous experience, be flexible with regards to working hours and be available to start at the earliest opportunity; the successful candidates will be rewarded with good rates of pay.

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Leiths - Plant Fitter

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Plant Fitter for the maintenance and repair of our wide range of plant and equipment, you will be based at our workshop in Rigifa, Cove however regular visits to other sites is a requirement of the role so you must hold a current driving licence.

These roles require a great degree of independence, extensive experience in fault diagnosis and repairs as well as an ability to work on your own initiative.

The ideal candidate will already come from a mechanical engineering background ideally with demonstrable experience as a mechanical engineer or fitter in the heavy plant or quarrying industry.

You will be a team player who is equally comfortable working alone to meet the demands of this busy plant maintenance division.  Attention to detail along with a focus on Health & Safety is vital for this challenging role.

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A Ross - HGV Mechanic

Henderson Drive, Inverness(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a HGV Mechanic to maintain and repair our wide ranging fleet of vehicles and trailers.  Since the role requires a great degree of independence, extensive experience in fault diagnosis and repairs as well as an ability to work on your own initiative are essential.

The candidate must be able to display working experience of HGV inspections and MOT preparation while undertaking general repairs on various makes of  HGV’s, trailers and light commercials.

You will be comfortable in an engineering environment as the job is very hands on. You will be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy fleet maintenance division.

A current UK driving licence is essential with C+E categories desirable.

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Markon - Traffic Management (Various Positions)

Central Belt, Scotland(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for the following full time permanent positions in the Traffic Management Division:

  • IPV Operators
  • 12D Operatives
  • 12A Operatives

These positions are based at Cumbernauld, Glasgow with work being carried out throughout the Central Belt of Scotland.   

The successful candidates should hold a current driving licence, be available to start at the earliest opportunity and will be rewarded with competitive rates of pay. 

If you have the right skills and qualities, please apply via email to: recruitment@leiths-group.co.uk

Alternatively, if you would like to discuss any of the roles, please contact Andrew Bustard – TM Divisional Manager on 01236 875134. 

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Leiths - Civils Operatives

Rigifa, Cove & New Forres(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Civils Operatives to be based at Rigifa, Cove and New Forres.

You will be required to work at various sites across the North East of Scotland and will ideally have worked within a civil engineering / groundwork environment.

Successful candidates should hold a current CSCS card qualification and a clean driving licence. 

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