Experienced Plant Operative

Experienced Plant Operative

Based in our Head Office located in Prudhoe, Northumberland and Various Sites

The Role

  • Carry out daily machine and attachment checks on fuel, oil, water, grease and general condition etc. & replenish where necessary prior to commencing operating & complete weekly checklist sheet
  • Carry out routine maintenance as per manufacturers & plant managers recommendation
  • Report all machine and attachment faults to the Site Manager/Plant Manager/Supervisor on the weekly checklist
  • Follow work schedule issued by management to ensure contract obligations are met
  • Operate safely the plant and equipment as instructed
  • Assist fitters where necessary with any maintenance, service, repairs or improvements
  • Repair all minor faults within your own capabilities
  • Check that reported faults have been remedied
  • Carry out duties in a safe and efficient manner observing Health and Safety policies at all times
  • Ensure the correct PPE is used at all times


Essential Qualifications

  • CPCS card


Skills and Relevant Experience

  • CPCS 360 excavator above / below 10t
  • CPCS Demolition Plant – Demo up to 15m
  • CPCS Demolition Plant – Materials processing
  • D90d category would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to perform physical manual labour
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good attention to detail

To submit your CV and covering letter or for further details please email hr@thompsonsofprudhoe.com