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Leiths - Surfacing Screwman / Operative

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Surfacing Screwman / Operative, you will be based at Rigifa, Cove, Aberdeen but will be required to work at various sites across the North East of Scotland, this may require overnight stays.   

Applicants should be experienced at operating the Topcon and Moba levelling systems on various pavers, you must also be able to work without the aid of these systems.  You will be required to look after any levelling system under your care.  Paver types vary within the business from small footpath machines to large 6m wide pavers. 

You will be required to carry out various other duties within the surfacing squad as required.   

Applicants must have worked in a similar role and have experience of construction sites and should hold a current CSCS card qualification and a full driving licence. 

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Leiths - Plant Operative

Northlasts, Peterculter(Full Time) 

A vacancy has arisen for a Plant Operative at Northlasts Quarry, Peterculter, and is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be part of the Quarry Division team.

Duties will include performing all daily fixed aggregate production operations, plant inspections, housekeeping and assisting with routine maintenance works, while ensuring the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies are adhered to. 

The ideal candidate will be someone who is versatile and flexible in their approach to work, with a desire to contribute to improving their working environment.

Previous experience of aggregate production is desirable; however, training will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the attitude and ability to take on this role. 

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

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Leiths - Quarry Supervisor

Highland Lime, Fort William(Full-time) 

We are currently recruiting for a Quarry Supervisor at our site in Fort William.

Reporting to the Quarry Manager, you will be responsible under Section 8 of the Quarries Regulations 1999 for the safe and efficient management of our Highland Lime Quarry, Fort William.

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 based culture.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential. The ideal candidate will have a sound working knowledge of quarry operations, as well as general maintenance activities. A flexible approach to work and good communication skills are also essential for this role and you would ideally hold or be working towards a SHE NVQ Level 3.

You must also hold a current UK driving licence and would ideally be available to commence employment at the earliest opportunity.

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Leiths - Lime Plant Operator

Parkmore Quarry, Dufftown(Full-time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Lime Plant Operator for our operations in Dufftown.

Responsible for carrying out lime production operations and routine maintenance works in accordance with Quarry Regulations 1999.

Previous similar experience is desirable as is knowledge of working within a quarry environment.

Full time permanent position based at Parkmore Quarry, Dufftown.

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Leiths - Concrete Block / Bagging Plant Operative

Midlairgs, Daviot(Full Time) 

We are currently looking to recruit a Concrete Block / Bagging Plant Operative for our Midlairgs Quarry, Daviot.

Reporting to the Concrete Production Manager you will be responsible for carrying out concrete block making operations, loading of blocks and operating the bagging plant.  You will also be required to carry out routine maintenance, product quality assurance and keep accurate and up to date records. You will also be required to assist in other areas of the quarry when required. 

The ideal candidate will be hands on, versatile, flexible, have good organisational skills and hold a clean driving licence.

Ideally you will have previous experience in a similar role however training will be given where you can demonstrate the necessary skills and aptitude to take on this role. 

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

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Leiths - Distribution Co-ordinator

Rigifa, Cove(Full Time) 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with a strong personality, to join our busy Distribution Department, based in Cove, Aberdeen.

You will be part of a team responsible for the safe, efficient and cost effective distribution of quarry and recycled materials, and equipment using our extensive fleet of road haulage vehicles.  Main duties will include the planning & monitoring of our fleet operation.

Industry experience and knowledge of construction materials would be beneficial but not essential.  Experience within haulage and/or distribution would be advantageous. 

You will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work on your own initiative.

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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 - 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 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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