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Markon - Administration Assistant

Cumbernauld, Glasgow(Full Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for an Administration Assistant within our Road Planing Division based at Markon, Cumbernauld.

Reporting to the Road Planing Manager you will be required to carry out general administration duties for the division which will include issuing job numbers, preparing daily job sheets and sending quotations. 

Previous knowledge and working experience within an office based environment would be preferred and experience in using computer packages such Word and Excel is essential.

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

 

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Leiths - Asphalt Plant Operative

Midlairgs Quarry, Inverness(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit an Asphalt Plant Operative for our Midlairgs Quarry.

You will be required to carry out the daily asphalt production operations, including completing paperwork, general housekeeping, routine maintenance and assisting fitters working on the plant, ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times. 

We are looking for someone who is a hands on, versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving license and able to operate a computer. Ideally you will have previous experience of asphalt production however 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 - Asphalt Plant Operative

Achilty Quarry, Contin(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit an Asphalt Plant Operative for our Achilty Quarry.

You will be required to carry out the daily asphalt production operations, including completing paperwork, general housekeeping, routine maintenance and assisting fitters working on the plant, ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times. 

We are looking for someone who is a hands on, versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving license and able to operate a computer. Ideally you will have previous experience of asphalt production however 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 - Plant Operative

Torrin Quarry, Skye(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Plant Operative to be based at Torrin Quarry, Skye.

You will be required to carry out routine quarry operations ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times.

The post requires a current MPQC skills card and ideally you will have industry related experience, knowledge of quarrying operations and experience of operating fixed and mobile plant and machinery.

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

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

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Leiths - Senior Technician

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Senior Technician to join our Technical team based at Rigifa, Cove.  This is an exciting position for an experienced Technician to participate in the success of one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses.

The skills and experience required for this position are:

Fully knowledgeable in UKAS and related British Test Standards

Extensive experience in construction materials and related inspections and testing

Project experience with monitoring of supply, placement and compaction of aggregates, bituminous mixtures and concrete

Experience in reporting of results and writing of Technical Reports

Can do attitude

Self-motivated with a hands-on approach to work

Strong and flexible work ethic

Excellent attention to detail

Good analytical skills

Good communication skills

Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues

Valid drivers licence

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Leiths - Technical Manager

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Technical Manager to join our Technical team based in Aberdeen, Scotland.  This is an exciting position for an experienced individual to participate in the success of one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses by managing the services performed in a number of UKAS accredited laboratories.

Job Purpose

You will be responsible for the safe and efficient management of the Leiths Group Technical Division.

Key Accountabilities

Maintenance of the Laboratory Quality Management System

Continuance of UKAS / BSI Accreditations

Provision of technical guidance in relation to current and new standards and technology

Working closely with operations to ensure product conformity

Development of technical staff

Management of technical facilities and laboratory services

Development of technical procedures

Ensuring competence of supervisory staff

Selection, maintenance and calibration of test equipment

Maintenance of laboratory accreditations

Skills and Experience

Previous experience in a similar role is essential

In depth knowledge and understanding of British Test Methods and related standards

Knowledge of and the interest in the design, research and development of construction materials

Strong IT skills

Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues

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Leiths - Fabricator Welder

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Fabricator Welder for maintenance and repairs within our Workshop in Cove. 

You will be required to maintain our wide range of plant and fleet equipment.  The role requires an individual with extensive all round experience and in particular experience in bucket and crusher repairs. 

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified welder with demonstrable experience as a fabricator working within the Quarrying industry.

You will be a team player who can also work alone or in a team in order to meet the demands of this busy fleet and plant maintenance division.  A current driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel to offsite environments.

 

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Leiths - Purchasing Assistant

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will be required to assist with the procurement and purchasing of parts, materials, supplies and services across multiple companies.

You will be involved in all aspects of the ordering process from helping with the placing of orders to following up on purchase order queries and matching deliveries to orders. The key responsibilities of the role will also include the processing of all computer purchase orders from initial placement of orders with suppliers through to receipting of orders into the financial accounting system. You will also be responsible for booking of all hotel accommodation, management of the inventory of stationery items and assistance with the set up of preferred suppliers, prices/contracts.

You should have a good telephone manner, good organisational skills, be able to prioritise and be proactive, be able to work on your own initiative, have good communication skills, be able to work as part of a small team to tight deadlines and be able to follow instructions. Experience in a similar role or from an accounting background would be of benefit but adequate training will be given.

 

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Leiths - Trainee Finisher

Montrose(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Trainee Finisher for our Montrose Precast Division.

You will be trained in all areas of Concrete Finishing, duties will include operating pan mixers, filling moulds, finishing concrete products to the required standards and carrying out general labouring duties ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times.

The ideal candidate would be hardworking, reliable, a good team player and available to commence at the earliest opportunity.

 

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Leiths - Site Engineer

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

An opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated, experienced Site Engineer to join our busy team working in the Civil Engineering and Surfacing Division based at our Headquarters in Aberdeen.

Main Duties:

Setting out using total stations, GPS equipment, and to be able to undertake traditional setting out using profiles, batter rail and pegs along with as built surveys.

Read and review construction drawings

Undertake basic take-off’s

Raising technical queries with designers and other members of the client team

Have a good commercial understanding.

Carry out relevant inspections and testing to ensure conformance of the works with the design and specification

Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedures.

We are seeking a proactive problem solver, a confident communicator, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of earthworks, drainage, highways, and some experience of reinforced concrete structures. Must also have a CSCS card in the appropriate discipline and ideally hold a CITB SMSTS/ SSSTS qualification.

A First Aid at Work qualification would also be desirable.

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Leiths - Fleet Trainer

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Fleet Trainer based at Rigifa, Cove. 

You will be required to assess new and existing drivers, and provide training where needs are identified ensuring professional standards of driving are achieved and maintained at all times to help our fleet run safely, legally and efficiently, whilst in compliance with all relevant legislation. 

You will also be required to carry out vocational training, accident investigation, assess risks and compile Safe Systems of Work relating to vehicle driving and operation.

We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving licence. Good communication skills are essential as is previous experience in a similar role.

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

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Leiths - Laboratory Services Manager

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Laboratory Services Manager to join our Technical team based in Aberdeen, Scotland.  This is an exciting position for an experienced individual to participate in the success of one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses by managing the services performed in a number of UKAS accredited laboratories.

Job Purpose

Responsible for the safe and effective management of the laboratories and related continuity of testing of construction materials.

Key Accountabilities

Ensure the prompt turn-around of sampling, analysis testing, recording and reporting of all products and incoming materials in accordance with UKAS and BSi accreditation requirements and all other related standards.

Ensure all testing equipment correct to the procedures and is maintained in a good working order with appropriate calibrations undertaken.

Develop new test equipment, procedures and practices as necessary.

Maintain all laboratory records to a high standard in accordance with the Laboratory Management System.

Perform a leading role in the design, research and development of construction materials.

Train, mentor and sign-off of competency of other technical stall on the correct laboratory procedures and practices.

Take a lead and participate in on-going internal and external audits.

Ensure daily interaction with Laboratory Supervisors to assess priorities and execute the assigned workload with minimal supervision

Skills and Experience

In depth knowledge and understanding of British Test Methods and related standards

Previous laboratory experience at a senior level with a good understanding of laboratory quality accreditation eg. UKAS 17025 (ISO 9001)

Knowledge of and the interest in the design, research and development of construction materials including aggregates, bitumimous mixtures and concrete

Strong IT skills

Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills

Good communication skills (verbal and written)

Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues

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Leiths - Senior Technician

Various, predominately Highlands of Scotland(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Senior Technician to join our Technical team based in the Highlands of Scotland.  This is an exciting position for an experienced Technician to participate in the success of one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses.

The skills and experience required for this position are:

Fully knowledgeable in UKAS and related British Test Standards

Extensive experience in construction materials and related inspections and testing

Project experience with monitoring of supply, placement and compaction of aggregates, bituminous mixtures and concrete

Experience in reporting of results and writing of Technical Reports

Can do attitude

Self-motivated with a hands-on approach to work

Strong and flexible work ethic

Excellent attention to detail

Good analytical skills

Good communication skills

Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues

Valid drivers licence

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Markon - Planer Operative/Level Man

Aberdeen or Cumbernauld(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Planer Operative/Level Man, this position can be based from Cumbernauld or Aberdeen with work being carried out at various sites across the North East of Scotland.

You will be responsible for carrying out planing operations in a safe manner ensuring contract requirements are met. 

The ideal candidate should have previous experience and sound knowledge of the machine and hold a CSCS card or similar.

Applicants must be able to use their own initiative and be self-motivated as you will often be unsupervised.

If you feel you have the right skills & qualities to take on this role please contact Scott Darling, Planing Director at Markon on 01236 875134

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Leiths - Quarry Fitter

Highland Lime, Fort William(Full Time) 

We are currently look to recruit a Quarry Fitter to be based at Highland Lime, Fort William.

You will be required to carry out routine repairs, maintenance, fabrication and installation works on our wide range of quarry plant and equipment which includes crushing and screening, sand and gravel washing, milling and ready mix concrete. In addition a sound knowledge of mobile plant would be advantageous.

All works 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. Essentially you will be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy site.

You must hold a current driving licence as you will be required to travel to our other sites as and when required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable. 

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Leiths - Concrete Finisher

Lochton Pre-Cast, Durris(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Concrete Finisher for our Lochton Pre-Cast Division.

 

You will be responsible for the safe and efficient production of Concrete Products. Duties will include operating Pan Mixers, Filling Moulds and Finishing Products to the required standards.

 

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred however training will be given.

 

The ideal candidate would be hardworking, reliable and a good team player.

 

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