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Alpha Rail is certified by DAS Certification for ISO 9001 and 14001. This means the processes we use in the manufacture of our products are assessed by an external third party body for compliance to the highest standards. We are also members of Constructionline which is the UK’s register of pre-qualified local and national construction contractors and CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme) accredited.

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Delivery Driver / Despatch Operative / Site Operative Vacancy

Delivery Driver / Despatch Operative / Site Operative Vacancy

Delivery Driver / Despatch Operative / Site Operative

The successful candidate will be involved in a number of varied roles within the company, reporting back to the External Operations Manager.

Responsibilities will include:

Delivery Driver

  • Making nationwide deliveries on behalf of the company
  • Driving 3.5 tonne flat drop side vehicle
  • Some early morning starts
  • Assistance with offloading and completion of documentation as required

Despatch Operative

  • Fettling metalwork by hand or using power tools
  • Preparing & packing metalwork as required
  • General labour & stockyard tasks, involving manual handling of heavy metal steel products

Site Operative

  • Visiting various customer sites nationwide as required
  • Carrying out remedial works
  • General maintenance, removal & refitting of gate furniture (locks/handles/closers)
  • Full training on removal & fitting of these items will be given

Desired skills & qualities

  • Physically fit
  • Outgoing personality
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Experienced driver with full clean license
  • Practical hands-on DIY skills
  • CSCS Card Holder (preferable)
  • Forklift Operator Certified (preferable but not essential)
  • Experience with operation of power tools

The ideal candidate will be reliable, punctual and have a professional outlook as they will be representing the company in some customer facing scenarios.

Extra information

  • 39.5 hours per week with paid overtime
  • Monday – Thursday 7:30 – 16:00 (with 30 min lunch break)
  • Friday 6:00 – 13:30
  • Additional hours may be required depending on circumstance – a degree of flexibility is desirable

Salary – Negotiable dependant upon experience

Send CV together with a covering letter along with any enquiries to: neil.wilkinson[at] with the subject ‘Site Operative Vacancy’

Job Type: Full-time

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