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Machine Driver

J Dickinson & Sons are proud to be a family-owned and run company with over 82 years’ experience in the recycling and skip hire industry. At the heart of our business is the desire to provide a professional and accessible service whilst serving to dispose of waste in an efficient and environmentally friendly manner.

Due to our continued expansion, we are looking for experienced Shovel / 360/ Telehandler Driver’s to join our team.

There is genuine potential to progress and learn, with a growing and diverse company. This is a varied and challenging role, delivering a first-class service.

Hours of work are 07.00-17.30 Monday – Friday, and every other Saturday 07.00-12.00

Rates of pay: £11 – £13 p/h DOE


Required Skills:

  • Proven working experience as a Machine Operator within the Waste Industry ispreferred but is not crucial.
  • Punctual, hard- working, ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to uphold and improve the company brand standards.
  • A team player who is committed to enhancing the company culture.
  • Safe operating record with no incidents of damage or injury.


The Role Includes:

  • Complete documented pre-use checks on the machine and report any issues.
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  • Operate the company machine in a safe & professional manner.
  • Have knowledge of varying Waste Streams and Grades of waste
  • Possess an Operators Card or Certificate of Basic Training
  • Loading various waste streams and grades into various differing processing
  • machines & vehicles
  • Complete the daily work schedule in line with the company objectives.
  • Liaise and communicate with the Transport Office, Weighbridge, Yard Operatives, Workshop, and other site functions to overcome issues as they arise.


In return you get:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Training and Development opportunities funded by the Company – there is a genuine opportunity to progress.
  • Use of Company Pick-up Truck
  • Company Events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private dental and optical insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee Referral programme
  • Wellness programmes

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