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Waste Operative

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  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

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    Not Specified

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  • Published:

    1 day ago

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Job Description

  • Coordinating and planning incoming wastes and materials ensuring they are stored correctly and processed efficiently in line with MITIE/OneFM and client processes and procedures and to act as the driver/second man on the waste collection vehicle and dealing with legacy and project/PPM wastes. To predomintly support with the collections and work planned by the hazourdous waste team.

  • Ensure the segregation of varying waste streams into the appropriate containment to maintain expected recycling and landfill diversion targets.

  • Operating onsite waste machinery and equipment eg Shredder/baler/ FLT .

  • Conduct bin collections/support as second man around the Sellafield and outer sites.

  • Maintain good housekeeping standards at all times.

  • Implement site polices as directed by the site supervisor & Client.

  • Liaise with the site supervisor and client as required with a 'can do' approach ensuring waste is collected in a timely manner.

  • To be able to work well on own initiative but more importantly as part of a team.

  • Be able to work with and support other MITIE/OneFM staff on site.

  • Monitoring client non-conformances and reporting back to management accordingly.

  • Ensure individual collections of Paper bag waste, WEEE, Batteries and Toners are completed in a timely manner in line with work requests received from the helpdesk and in line with site procedures and processes.

  • Ensure site wide collections of historic/legacy wastes around the site.

  • Liaise with the projects team to ensure that project waste is collected at source at the time of work completion.

  • Liaise with the Maintenance team to ensure that PPM waste is collected at source at the time of work completion.

  • Ensure wastes are stored compliantly once taken back to the holding facility in line with administrator requirements.

  • Comply with CLESA gatehouse operating procedures including waste disposal & environmental protection.

  • Escort vehicals.

Candidate Description

  • Previous knowledge of the Waste and Recycling sector and relevant experiences is essential.

  • HGV licence 7.5Tonne

  • In receipt of a valid (in date) driving license is essential.

  • Ability to work as a team player and to demonstrate individual initiative and promote new ideas.

  • Job is hands on; it can be physical and can involve working in adverse weather

  • Fork Lift Certificate is desirable.

  • P4 pass holder is desirable but not essential

  • Customer focused approach

  • Reliable, responsible and safe working attitude.

  • Must be an effective communicator both verbally and written with external clients and MITIE/OneFM colleagues.

Employer Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there's no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.