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Fyfe Glenrock - Granite Worker

Oldmeldrum(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Granite Worker for our factory in Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire.

You will be required to work as part of a team processing granite for architectural, hard landscaping, memorials and worktops. 

The ideal candidate should be enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible and have the ability to concentrate on the task in hand. 

Previous experience of operating tools and machinery and good communication skills are required. 

Industry experience/knowledge is not essential as full training will be provided.

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Leiths - Concrete Batcher

Highland Lime - Fort William(Full Time) 

We are looking for a Concrete Batcher based at Highland Lime, Fort William. This position will be responsible for carrying out concrete batching operations, routine maintenance works, product quality assurance and record keeping. You will also be required to carry out general quarry duties as required.

Ideally you will have industry related experience and a sound working knowledge of concrete 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.

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Leiths - Weighbridge Operative

Achilty Quarry, Contin(Full Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for a Weighbridge Operative at Achilty Quarry, Contin.

You will be responsible for carrying out routine weighbridge and administrative duties ensuring that all vehicles entering the quarry are informed of the loading procedures and are legally loaded when leaving.

Good organisational and communication skills are essential in this role as is previous administration experience.

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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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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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Markon - Road Planing Manager (Fixed Term)

Cumbernauld, Glasgow(Fixed Term - 12 Months) 

We are currently recruiting for a Road Planing Manager, the role will be based at Cumbernauld, and will be for a fixed term period of 12 months to cover Maternity Leave.

Duties will include:

Liaising with the Planing Director with regards to ongoing works, labour, plant and resources ensuring maximum utilisation

Taking control of allocated works ensuring all required paperwork is completed before any work commences

Programming works ensuring adequate labour and plant resources

Monitoring work carried out to ensure it is being carried out in a safe, controlled and efficient manner

Liaising with clients and sub-contactors and preparing all relevant correspondence

Promote the Company to prospective clients to maintain order books

Carrying out return to work interviews, appraisals, tool box talks and any other meetings as required

Day to day supervision of Planing Administration, Supervisors, Foreman and have an overview of Operatives

The ideal candidate would have previous experience, hold a current SMSTS certificate and have a clean and current driving licence as travel to sites will be required.

 

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Leiths - Quality Manager

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting an experienced Quality Manager to join our Technical team based in Aberdeen, Scotland.  This is an exciting position for a skilled, confident individual to participate in the success of one of Scotland’s largest privately-owned quarrying and civil engineering businesses by operating and maintaining the Quality Management System for a series of UKAS accredited laboratories.

The skills and experience required for this position are:

Experience in operation and maintenance of Quality Management Systems in an ISO/IEC 17025 testing environment

Ideally a scientific degree and background in construction materials testing.

Good understanding of UKAS and related British Test Standards

Experience to provide training and coaching in the principals of quality management to both new and existing staff

Proven knowledge and experience of scheduling and performing audits

Ability to investigate, review and draw conclusions in support of continual improvement activities

Ability to challenge and drive quality/compliance culture forward

Can do attitude

Self-motivated with a hands-on approach to work

Strong and flexible work ethic

Excellent attention to detail

Good communication skills

Professionalism in dealing with customers and colleagues

Valid drivers licence

In return you will receive 33 days annual leave, a competitive annual salary and the opportunity for further external training and development.

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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 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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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 - 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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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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