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Site Operative (Waste/Recycling)
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Huntstown, Dublin

Salary: €37,000 – €40,000 per annum

Hours: Monday-Friday  (7am-5pm or 9am-7pm Day Shifts)
We are searching for a Site Operative to work for our client who own and manage a new state of the art AD Facility (Anaerobic Digestion). Our client generates renewable energy from surplus packaged food sourced from the retail, hospitality, agriculture, and food production sectors.

This position is ideal for candidates seeking a hands-on role that involves operating machinery, performing maintenance, and managing systems to control the plant. The goal is to optimise the biogas yields from the digesters and the electricity produced by the engines. You may also operate mobile plant machinery such as telehandlers or loading shovels. Experience operating FLTs, mobile plant would be preferred however full training can be provided.

This is a unique opportunity to join a pioneering company at the forefront of green energy production in Ireland. This role is perfect for individuals eager to enhance their skills and grow through continuous learning.

Example of Responsibilities
  • Perform all maintenance and safety checks as directed by your Line Manager, ensuring the site and plant are always clean and tidy.
  • Liaise with clients, drivers, operational staff, and management regarding deliveries.
  • Conduct banksman/doorman duties for intake and outtake waste vehicles
  • Oversee the safe receipt of products and manage the overall AD process operations to meet site targets. This includes the safe use of equipment such as telehandlers, loading shovels, and forklifts.
  • Perform ad hoc general operative duties as required, such as de-palleting food waste, bin tipping, and washing, while maintaining high cleanliness and hygiene standards.
Experience/ Skills Required
  • Proactive, flexible and positive approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland
  • Experience of driving mobile machinery would be preferred however not essential
  • Mechanical or electrical engineering experience would be an advantage however not essential
Key words: Site Operative, Site Operator, Operative, Machine Driver, Machine Operator, Waste Operative, Machine Operative

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Dublin
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £37000 - £40000