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Leiths - Quarry Operative

Highland Lime - Fort William(Full Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for a Quarry Operative, based at Highland Lime, Fort William.

This post requires a current MPQC skills card, candidates would ideally have industry related experience and knowledge of quarrying operations.   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 - Shuttering Joiner

Lochton Precast, Durris(Full Time ) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Shuttering Joiner at Lochton Precast which is located just off the Slug Road, Durris.

You will be responsible for the safe and efficient manufacturing of timber moulds 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 - Quarry Fitter / Welders

Aberdeen Area(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit 2 Quarry Fitter / Welders for the Aberdeen Area. 

You will be required to carry out repairs, maintenance, fabrication, welding and installation works on our wide range of quarry plant including asphalt, concrete, aggregates and washing systems. In addition sound knowledge of mobile plant will 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.

Previous experience in a similar role and current driving licence is essential as you will be required to travel to our other sites as and when required.

You must be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy division.

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

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Markon - Traffic Management Operative

Cumbernauld, Glasgow(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a TM Operative

Duties will include:

Install and remove lane closures on high speed dual carriageways

Install and remove contraflow systems on high speed dual carriageways

Installing and removing temporary traffic signal systems/road lane closures/diversion signing and contra flow systems 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 and be flexible with regards to working hours; the successful candidates will be rewarded with good rates of pay.

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Markon - IPV Operative

Cumbernauld, Glasgow(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for IPV Operative

Duties will include:

Install and remove lane closures on high speed dual carriageways

Install and remove contraflow systems on high speed dual carriageways

Installing and removing temporary traffic signal systems/road lane closures/diversion signing and contra flow systems 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 and be flexible with regards to working hours; the successful candidates will be rewarded with good rates of pay.

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Leiths - Skilled Operative

Rigifa / New Forres(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit Skilled Operatives for our Civil Engineering & Surfacing Division. These roles can be based out of either Rigifa, Aberdeen or New Forres, but you will be required to work throughout the North East of Scotland.

The main duties will include general hard landscaping works such as foundations, kerbing, slabbing, drainage, ducts and excavations.

The ideal candidate will hold a CSCS / CPCS card, have previous experience in a similar role, be hardworking, reliable and a good team player.

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Leiths - Civils Foreman

Rigifa / New Forres(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Civils Foreman for our Civil Engineering & Surfacing Division.  The role can be based out of either Rigifa, Aberdeen or New Forres but you will be required to work throughout the North East of Scotland.

You must have previous experience in drainage, earthworks, hard landscaping and general road construction.

Candidates will hold a current driving license and CSCS/CPCS card. It would be advantageous if candidates possess SSSTS qualification and first aid certification, however, this is not mandatory as training will be given.

You will be comfortable working as a team leader with a drive to maintain high quality standards and achieve set goals.  Attention to detail along with a focus on Health & Safety is vital for this role.

Particular consideration will be given to candidates applying for the role bringing with them an established squad of skilled operatives.

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Leiths - Relief Concrete & Asphalt Plant Operative

Midlairgs Quarry / North Area(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Relief Concrete & Asphalt Plant Operative, the role will be based at Midlairgs Quarry, Inverness but you will be required to cover sites in the North Area.

You will be responsible for carrying out concrete batching, asphalt production and carrying out routine maintenance works.

Ideally you will have industry related experience and a sound working knowledge of concrete and asphalt plant operations and general maintenance activities.

Good communication skills are essential for this role.  We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and an 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 - 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 - Technician

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting a Technician to join our Technical team based at Rigifa, Cove.  This is an exciting position for a 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:

Good understanding of UKAS and related British Test Standards

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 - Asphalt Plant Operative

New Forres Quarry(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit an Asphalt Plant Operative for our New Forres 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 - LGV Mechanic

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit an LGV Mechanic for our Workshop in Cove to maintain and repair our wide range of fleet equipment.  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 successful candidate must be able to display work experience of LGV inspections and MOT preparation while undertaking general LGV repairs on various makes of trucks 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 and plant maintenance division.

The ideal candidate would be 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 - Plant Fitter

Rigfia, 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.

This 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.

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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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 - 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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