Salary + Benefits:  up to £31,297 dependent on experience + 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays + attractive company pension with up to 10% company contribution + Annual Bonus+ Development through Career Progression Plan.

 

We have permanent opportunities available for Heavy Lifting Operatives at Foxbridge Logistics Centre, Normanton, Wakefield.

 

What Will This Role Involve?

 

As a Heavy Lifting Operative within Yorkshire Water, you will provide delivery of parts and materials to the MEICA Delivery Teams and wider ER business in a safe and timely manner and provide a range of specialist lifting services.

 

You will take personal responsibility for yourself and others with respect to health and safety, risk management and control of work to ensure compliance with our Safety Policy. You’ll also have the responsibility for maintaining safe, tidy and organised central stores whilst ensuring parts are delivered to safe and secure locations.

 

You’ll also be expected to contribute towards ensuring the most effective use of resource in delivery of parts and undertake all vehicle and equipment checks. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the Health & Safety requirements for all lifting operations and good knowledge of LOLER regulations.

 

You will have a minimum of a Class 2 driving licence, ideally full drivers CPC qualification and an ALLMI accredited lorry loader license or equivalent.

 

You’ll have several responsibilities, including but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the yard
  • Adhere to safety instructions on site
  • Document daily preoperational checks
  • Use of FLT for material handling of larger goods
  • You will have an accredited lorry loader licence or equivalent and preferably to an unlimited class level.
  • Use your initiative to react to changing environments or situations on site and the ability to adapt.

 

What Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?

Essential

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Minimum Class C HGV
  • An ALLMI accredited lorry loader license or equivalent.
  • Experience of Hiab Lorry Loaders (with winch) via remote control.
  • Develops and maintains effective internal and external relationships.
  • Experience of lifting operations using lorry mounted cranes and the preparation of lifting plans in various situations and environments
  • Experience of working as part of an effective team in a reactive environment
  • Clearly demonstrates the Yorkshire Water company values and behaviours.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be physically fit as some heavy lifting maybe involved

Desirable

  • Drivers CPC
  • CPCS
  • ALLMI accredited
  • Experience of preparing basic and complex lifting plans 
  • Previous experience gained within the water or wastewater sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors.

 

Closing date – 15th August 2022

Interviews TBC

Practical Assessments TBC

 

Company Information

All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required.

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: -

Yorkshire Water is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat

Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity, and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Heavy Lifting Operative (REQUIRES A LGV CAT C LICENCE)