MHD Operative [Westbury]

Last updated 3 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Westbury, GB

Department Name

Route Services

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Brief Description

To undertake the processing and grading of use railway materials, loading and unloading of rail wagons, using hand and power tools.

About the role (External)

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Establish and maintain appropriate safety arrangements for staff under your control including Contractors.

2. Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other instructions.

3. Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent.

4. Undertake and direct work activities in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.

5. Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly.

6. Contribute to your own development and that of others.

7. Adhere to company policies and procedures.

Experience, Skills, Knowledge, Competency and Qualifications

  • Able to work as part of a team.

  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  • Hold and retain competence and licenses to operate a loading shovel.

  • Hold and retain competence and licenses to operate a material loading/excavator.

  • Hold and retain any other competency and/or license relevant to this post and required by business need.

  • Able and willing to drive other vehicles as required by business need.

  • Experienced in fork and grab attachments.

How to apply (External)

Salary: £29,242

Closing date: 12-Aug-2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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