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Leiths - Mill House Operative

Highland Lime, Torlundy(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Mill House Operative based at Highland Lime, Torlundy. 

You will be required to carry out milled limestone production operations and routine maintenance works, ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times. 

We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving licence. Ideally you will have previous experience in a similar role however training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this challenging role. 

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Asphalt Plant Operative

Achilty Quarry, Contin(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit an Asphalt Plant Operative for our Achilty Quarry, Contin, Strathpeffer.

You will be required to carry out the daily asphalt production operations, including completing paperwork, general housekeeping, routine maintenance and assisting fitters working on the plant, ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times. 

We are looking for someone who is a hands on, versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving license and able to operate a computer. Ideally you will have previous experience of asphalt production however training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this challenging role. 

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Fleet Workshop Foreman

Parkmore Quarry, Dufftown(Full-time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Fleet Workshop Foreman for our Workshop at Parkmore Quarry.

You will be responsible for supervising and carrying out the safe and efficient repairs and maintenance of our extensive fleet of HGV’s and LGV’s within the workshop and off site environments. The workshop must be run safely with professional standards of work achieved and maintained at all times.

Previous experience in a similar supervisory role is preferred; the ideal candidate would be hardworking, reliable and be able to promote a good team working philosophy.

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity. 

 

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Leiths - Health & Safety Advisor

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

A vacancy has arisen for the above position which will be based at Head Office at Rigifa, Cove.

The successful applicant will be part of the HSEQ team reporting to the Group Health and Safety Director and will be responsible for completing Health & Safety inspections, audits, site visits and safety tours across work sites in Scotland.

The role requires a proactive individual who has a good level of Health and Safety knowledge and skills to promote a positive safety culture in the workplace to all employees at all levels. Responsibilities include providing advice and support to the departments on Health & Safety legislation, industry standards and industry best practice.

In addition to this the successful applicant will be required to develop and deliver systems and processes to the group measuring compliance with these standards as well as legal requirements.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential with the ideal candidate being conversant with British Standards and Management Systems.

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity and hold a current UK driving licence. 

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Leiths - Quarry Manager

New Forres Quarry(Full Time) 

Reporting to the Area Manager you will be responsible under Section 8 (1) (c) of the Quarries Regulations 1999 for assisting with the safe and efficient management of our New Forres quarry.

You will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental management and possess the necessary competence and leadership skills to promote a positive team culture.

The ideal candidate should have previous management experience, a sound working knowledge of quarry and coated operations, as well as general maintenance activities. Flexible approach to work and good communication skills are essential for this role.

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred as you will require a strong technical knowledge of fixed and mobile plant operations, blast design, shot firing and quarry development.

Ideally you will hold, or be working towards a SHE NVQ Level 4

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity and hold a current UK driving licence. 

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Leiths- Plant Operative

Blackhills Quarry, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Plant Operative for our brand-new crushing plant facility at Blackhills Quarry, Cove. This is an exciting time in the development of Blackhills and is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be part of the team.

You will be required to carry out all daily fixed Aggregate production operations, plant inspections, housekeeping and assist with routine maintenance works, ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to always. 

We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker with a desire to contribute to improving their working environment. Ideally you will have previous experience of aggregate production however training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this challenging role. 

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Leiths - Plant Fitters

Rigfia, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit Plant Fitters for the maintenance and repair of our wide range of plant and equipment, you will be based at our workshop in Rigifa, Cove however regular visits to other sites is a requirement of the role so you must hold a current driving licence.

These roles require a great degree of independence, extensive experience in fault diagnosis and repairs as well as an ability to work on your own initiative.

The ideal candidate will already come from a mechanical engineering background ideally with demonstrable experience as a mechanical engineer or fitter in the heavy plant or quarrying industry.

You will be a team player who is equally comfortable working alone to meet the demands of this busy plant maintenance division.  Attention to detail along with a focus on Health & Safety is vital for this challenging role.

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Leiths - Trainee Lab Technician / Lab Technician

Highlands Area(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician / Trainee Laboratory Technician to join our Technical team based in the Highlands who has an interest in or experience of Construction Laboratory work.

The Division is involved in laboratory testing of concrete, soils, asphalt and other construction materials to UKAS standards.

The successful candidate would ideally have a minimum of Highers or HND level qualifications or experience in a similar environment.  A valid UK driving license is essential as you will be required to carry out on site sampling and testing. 

 

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Leiths- HGV Drivers

Various(Full Time) 

We currently have vacancies for:-

Tipper Drivers (Class 2) - based at Rigifa, Cove

Mixer Driver (Class 2) - based at Rigifa, Cove

These posts require to be filled by someone who is a versatile, flexible and willing worker, who has knowledge of the local area and has a clean driving licence. You will require a sound understanding of the EU rules on drivers hours and be fully conversant with tachograph charts and digital cards.

 

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Leiths - Laboratory Supervisor

Parkmore Quarry, Dufftown(Full Time) 

You will be responsible for supervising and undertaking the safe and accurate sampling, testing and reporting of aggregates, concrete, asphalts and other construction materials in accordance with British Standards and UKAS 17025.

You should have previous experience in a similar role and have a minimum of Higher Grades / HNC level qualifications or similar.  A valid UK driving licence is essential as travel to sites will be required.

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Leiths - Assistant Quarry Manager

Blackhills Quarry, Cove(Full Time) 

Reporting to the Area Manager you will be responsible under Section 8 of the Quarries Regulations 1999 for assisting with the safe and efficient management of our Blackhills quarry.

 

You will need to demonstrate a strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environmental management and possess the necessary competence and leadership skills to promote a positive team culture.

 

The ideal candidate should have previous management experience, a sound working knowledge of quarry and coated operations, as well as general maintenance activities. Flexible approach to work and good communication skills are essential for this role.

 

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred as you will require a strong technical knowledge of fixed and mobile plant operations, blast design, shot firing and quarry development. Blackhills is going through a very exciting period and offers great potential for personal development.

 

Ideally you will hold, or be working towards a SHE NVQ Level 3/4

 

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity and hold a current UK driving licence.

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Leiths - Civil Engineering Foreman

Grampian Area(Full Time ) 

We are currently seeking to recruit a Civil Engineering Foreman to work in the Grampian area.

The role requires a minimum of 5 years experience in drainage, earthworks, hard landscaping and general road construction as a foreman.

The role will be based out of Rigifa, Aberdeen and candidates will be expected to work throughout the north east of Scotland.

Candidates will hold a current driving license, CSCS card and CPCS card (dumper & Roller). It would be advantageous if candidates possess SSSTS qualification and first aid certification, however, this is not mandatory as training will be given.


You will be comfortable working as a team leader with a drive to maintain high quality standards and achieve set goals.  Attention to detail along with a focus on Health & Safety is vital for this role.

A company van will be provided and pay will be dependent on experience.

Particular consideration will be given to candidates applying for the role bringing with them an established squad of civil engineering operatives.

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Leiths - Quarry Operative

Torrin Quarry, Skye(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Quarry Operative for our Torrin Quarry, Skye.

You will be required to carry out routine quarry operations. Ideally you will have industry related experience, knowledge of quarrying operations and experience of operating fixed and mobile plant and machinery.

We are looking for someone who is a versatile, flexible and accommodating worker who has a clean driving licence. 

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Leiths - Quarry Fitter

Highland Lime, Fort William(Full Time) 

We are currently look to recruit a Quarry Fitter to be based at Highland Lime, Fort William.

You will be required to carry out routine repairs, maintenance, fabrication and installation works on our wide range of quarry plant and equipment which includes crushing and screening, sand and gravel washing, milling and ready mix concrete. In addition a sound knowledge of mobile plant would be advantageous.

All works must be carried out in a safe and efficient manner ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to at all times. Essentially you will be a team player who can also work alone in order to meet the demands of this busy site.

You must hold a current driving licence as you will be required to travel to our other sites as and when required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable. 

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Leiths - Dumptruck Operative

Blackhills Quarry, Cove(Full Time) 

We currently have a vacancy for a Dumptruck Operative at our Blackhills Quarry, Cove.

 

Ideally you will hold a current MPQC card and have previous experience and knowledge of quarrying operations however full training will be provided. You must be a versatile, flexible and accommodating individual who can work effectively as part of a team and hold a clean driving licence as travel to other sites will be required.

 

The successful applicant will be required to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Surfacing Operative

Various locations throughout Scotland(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Surfacing Operative.  You will be based at Rigifa, Cove but will be required to work at various sites across the North East of Scotland.    

Applicants will ideally have worked within a surfacing squad environment holding a minimum of CSCS card qualification. 

 

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Leiths - Skilled Ground Workers

Various locations through NE Scotland(Full-time) 

We are currently seeking to recruit Skilled Ground Workers for our Construction & Surfacing Division. You will be required to work at various customer locations in the North East of Scotland.

The main duties will include general hard landscaping works such as foundations, kerbing, slabbing, drainage, ducts and excavations. 

The ideal candidate will hold a CPCS / CSCS card, have previous experience in a similar role, be hardworking, reliable, a good team player and available to commence at the earliest opportunity.

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