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Asphalt Plant Operator (Circa £35k)

Dragon Asphalt Ltd
Ilkeston DE7
From £28,000 a year - Full-time


Ilkeston DE7

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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

An exciting opportunity is available as a result of rapid growth to join the team at Dragon Asphalt Ltd.

Dragon Asphalt have successfully delivered a multi-million pound investment in Stanton by dale, Derbyshire in the form of a new asphalt production plant. This new asphalt plant delivers a fast and reliable collect asphalt service to local contractors, utility companies and highway authorities.

As site operative reporting to the Manager and operating to the highest health, safety, environmental and quality standards, your prime responsibility will be to control and coordinate the safe, economical receipt of incoming aggregates and additives and dispatch outgoing asphalt via the weighbridge office. You will be heavily involved with a wide range of duties within the asphalt manufacturing operations, including the operation of mobile, weighbridge and fixed plant (Coating plant) and other housekeeping and maintenance duties.

The ideal candidate does not need any prior experience as full on the job training will be provided but will need drive and passion to deliver success and grow with our business.

Key qualities that would be desirable include:

  • Delivering world class customer service – Commitment to customer service and experience in a customer facing role is highly desirable.
  • Ability to communicate closely with the other site operative and management
  • Competent to carry out Health, Safety & Environmental and quality inspections – Previous experience desirable.
  • Mechanical and/or industrial electrical knowledge would be desirable but not essential.

Hours are 46 per week and involve working alternate weekends. Pay is monthly and there is a company pension, overtime and bonus scheme. Holidays are 22 days per annum plus bank holidays.


Site opening hours are

05:00 - 15:00 Mon-Fri

05:00 - 10:00 Sat-Sun (Sunday rate is additional to salary regardless of hours worked during the week)

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £28,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programme


  • 10 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus


  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: In person