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Quarry Operative / Shotfirer

Posted 31 January by CvWow Ended

Do you have a great knowledge of quarry operations, shotfiring and blast design? Passionate and driven but lack challenge in your current role? If the answer is YES, our client are recruiting for a Quarry Operative / Shotfirer to join the team at their Mountsorrel site and they want to hear from you!

Our client believe that people are their business. They offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining the team as a Quarry Operative / Shotfirer, you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

  • Preferential overtime rate
  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free uniform and PPE
  • Free parking
  • Access to the company rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice on a whole range of issues
  • Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?

As the ideal Quarry Operative / Shotfirer, you will possess an excellent working knowledge of blast design and shotfiring operations. You will also require an NVQ / QCF and current shotfiring and blast design certificates.

Our client would also consider candidates without experience and qualifications as long as you can demonstrate a real passion and drive to learn.

What will I be responsible for?

Joining the team as a Quarry Operative / Shotfirer, you will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient supply of blasted rock to meet the quarry's production requirement. In this role you will be working predominantly outdoors all year round, in quarry conditions. There is also the need to use survey equipment and computer programmes to design the shot etc.

The business

Our client is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Their innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

If you share their values and have the drive and enthusiasm to help then fulfil their vision, they would like to meet you. Please click APPLY below now to register your interest in the role of Quarry Operative / Shotfirer!

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

Required skills

  • Quarry Operative Shotfirer

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