VACANCIES

Wainwright is going places. Would you like to come too?

If you’re interested in pursuing a career with Wainwright, please view the vacancies below. It could be your first step on a whole new professional journey.

CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Come and join our fast-growing business. We’ll set you on the road to success….

APPRENTICE ASPHALT PLANT OPERATIVE
Multi-site (Moons Hill & Avonmouth)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Description:

We’re going places. Would you like to come too?

Ever since it was founded in 1891, John Wainwright and Company Ltd has been going places. The question is: would you like to come too?

We are a proudly independent quarrying business in the heart of the Mendips. We extract and process basalt from our Moons Hill quarry, and sell premium construction materials throughout the region. These products include aggregates, asphalt and formation materials.

We are currently seeking an Apprentice Asphalt Plant Operative to join our asphalt team at our Moons Hill and Avonmouth asphalt plants.

In this varied role you will learn how to operate the plant and mix asphalt using the relevant systems; coordinate the load out and operate the weighbridge whilst gaining industry recognised qualifications.

You will have strong technical and practical abilities and must be a confident and keen learner. You will need to show us your enthusiasm, determination and commitment; in return you will receive comprehensive training both on and off the job.

The duration of the apprenticeship is 15 months, during that time you will cover a wide range of Health and Safety topics and work towards a Level 2 Diploma in Process Operations. You will also complete the Certificate in Construction Materials through the University of Derby.

Requirements:

  • Practical aptitude
  • Confident using IT systems
  • Interest in extractive industries and construction
  • Eager to learn
  • Reliable
  • Hardworking
  • Good communication/people skills

Due to the remote location and multi-site element, a full driving licence is essential.

 

 

Next Steps:

To apply for this role, please forward a covering letter and CV or application form to our HR Department:

HR@wainwright.co.uk

 

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Wainwright and Co. Ltd. is a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities. Please contact the HR department on 01749 840274 if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that can be made to make the recruitment process accessible to you.

SURFACING SUPERVISOR (Contracts Supervisor)

Salary: Competitive     Hours: 48 hours per week

Description:

Can you manage a team of surfacing professionals?

We are looking for a hard-working Supervisor to plan, oversee and ensure site work is completed to the required standards, within budget and on time, by a team of operatives.

You will be responsible for visiting sites in advance and meeting clients to check requirements and agree a works programme. You will have a professional approach and a demonstrable ability to build good client relationships.

You will also have an excellent understanding of machine- and hand-lay operations, with both contracting and highways maintenance experience.

A commitment to Health & Safety is essential. You will be confident in drafting risk assessments, method statements and safety plans, as well as assessing and communicating risks to the team foreman.

Once the job is complete, you will conduct reviews, cross checking the finished job with the original quotation and programme of works, and provide accurate feedback. You will have proven experience in surveying and measuring.

We seek a highly organised person who is results driven and able to work to set plans and deadlines. You will be a great communicator and motivator, liaising effectively with both colleagues and clients to deliver the very best outcomes. Effective management skills and the ability to get the best from your team are also key requirements.

To secure this position, you will need a CSCS card. An NVQ Level 3 is also desirable.

 

Next Steps:

To apply for this role, please forward a covering letter and CV or application form to our HR Department:

HR@wainwright.co.uk

 


Closing date: Friday 6th April 2018

 

Download Forms:

 

 

 

Wainwright and Co. Ltd. is a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities. Please contact the HR department on 01749 840274 if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that can be made to make the recruitment process accessible to you.

SURFACING OPERATIVES

Salary: Competitive + Benefits     Hours: 48 hours per week

Description:

We are looking for highly skilled surfacing operatives to work on site at various locations. The successful candidates will operate plant & equipment to lay material and complete jobs in accordance with the plan/programme for the site.

Working as part of a small team, it is essential that you are a good communicator, able to listen to instructions and carry them out effectively.  You must be Health & Safety aware and fully understand the need to comply with H&S requirements.

You will have a can-do attitude and take pride in your work with a desire to get the job done to specification and on time.

The ideal candidate will hold all relevant plant qualifications including Paver, Roller and Streetmaster.

A CSCS card is essential and NVQ Level 2 is desirable.

 

Next Steps:

To apply, please forward a covering letter and CV   to our HR Department:

HR@wainwright.co.uk


Closing date: Friday 6th April 2018

 

Wainwright and Co. Ltd. is a Disability Confident Employer and as such we are committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities. Please contact the HR department on 01749 840274 if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments that can be made to make the recruitment process accessible to you.

 

 

 

 

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