Mobile Plant Operators (2 posts)

JOB TITLE: Mobile Plant Operators (2 posts)
LOCATION: Forth, Lanark
SALARY: £8.50 – £9.50 / Hr depending on experience, plus Bonus & Benefits.
DURATION: Permanent

CLOSING DATE: 4th June 2018

To apply please send your CV to with the subject line Mobile Plant Operator

Driving a variety of mobile plant vehicles, including wheeled loading shovels, materials handler and dump truck to meet the requirements of site operations. The successful candidate will have experience in operating, maintaining and ideally but not essentially hold plant operator’s licences on all three mobile plant and will ideally be qualified to NVQ level (SPMO). The ideal candidate will have an awareness of the recycling industry and health and safety relating to the role.

Responsible to: Area Supervisor/Operations manager
Responsible for: Mobile plant operations

7.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday (Daily half hour Paid Lunch Break)
Weekend shift may be required
Average Working Week: 47.5 Hrs
Requires Working on Bank Holidays (Except Christmas Day and 1st January)
Plus Optional Overtime for Holiday Cover
Annual Holidays: 29 Days
Possible future Requirements – 12hr shifts (6am-6pm)


Levenseat Limited is a privately owned Recycling & Resource Management company based in Central Scotland. Over the last 30 years, Levenseat has established a reputation for reliability, accessibility and innovation. As a leading regional operator we are committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with environmental and economic solutions.
Based at Levenseat, Near Forth in Lanarkshire, with our new recovery facility & Power Plant together with the wider established facility, we are delivering to the market Scotland’s largest integrated facility providing treatment and recovery for a wide range of waste materials. In a fast evolving sector it is an exciting time to be involved in this industry.
With a strong work ethos and collaborative environment, we are looking for proactive and focussed people to join an expanding team.


  • Ensure the mobile plant operations are carried out in line with Health and Safety legislation and Levenseat standards.
  • Ensure all mobile plant maintenance, cleaning & inspections are carried out and recorded as per company and manufactures instructions and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company work practices as directed.
  • Operating mobile plant and equipment safely and competently.
  • Assisting with the general operation as required.
  • Housekeeping duties around the site and building in accordance with supervisor’s instruction, keeping the workplace tidy and free from debris.
  • Take responsibility for co-workers and own H&S, report all incidents and near misses.


  • To assist in the day to day operations of the plant in accordance with site licence and contractual conditions.
  • Safely and competently operate mobile plant.
  • Training will be given on specialised plant.
  • Maintaining the highest cleanliness of all working areas.
  • Ensuring that the machines are maintained in a clean condition. Any defect affecting the safe working order of a machine to be reported immediately.
  • Ensuring that the correct Personal Protective Equipment, as provided by the Company, is worn at all times. The correct PPE must be worn at all times when handling waste materials.
  • Remaining aware, at all times, of your responsibilities for your own Health and Safety and for the Health and Safety of your work colleagues.
  • Carrying out other tasks within your operational ability or for which you have received appropriate training, as and when required.


Safe operation of mobile plant
An awareness of Health and Safety in the workplace


Knowledge of waste/recycling industry.
The ability to identify different types of waste.


Experience of H&S at work
Good communication skills at all levels.
Ability to work as part of a team
Manual dexterity and physically fit
The ability to operate vehicles and machinery in a safe manner


Previous experience operating mobile plant

Experience of continuous process operations
Experience in a regulated environment


full driving licence
appropriate mobile plant licence


1. You must remain aware at all times of your responsibilities for your own Health and Safety, for the Health and Safety of those directly responsible to you, your work colleagues and any others who may be effected by the operations under your responsibility or control. You must ensure that at all times the correct PPE is worn. Please refer to the Health and Safety Policy for further details on your specific responsibilities.
2. You must adhere to all Company Policies & Procedures (including but not limited to) those specified in the Employment Handbook, H&S Policy, Incident reporting procedures, Management Guide and any financial/accounting systems.
3. Apart from the duties summarised in your Role Profile, the company reserve the right to include other reasonable duties which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work.
4. The Core Behavioural Competencies of the company are as follows:

Customer Focus, Communication
Commercial awareness, Teamwork
Managing change Culture, values and ethics


To apply please send your CV to with the subject line Mobile Plant Operator