Company Background

Role Definition
Weighbridge Operator
Company Background
FCC Environment (FCC Environment is the trading name for FCC Environment
(UK) Limited and FCC Environment Services (UK) Limited) is a leading UK waste
and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a
strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision
is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a
sustainable future.
FCC Environment’s core business centers on collection, resource recovery and
renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial
customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers,
our business is grouped into five core services:
Municipal services – household waste collection, street cleansing, parks and
gardens maintenance.
Business waste solutions –waste collection and recycling services for small and
large companies.
Recycling – material recycling facilities, household waste recycling centers.
Green energy –recovery of energy from waste.
Waste Processing –industrial waste treatment, hazardous wastes and landfill
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ
around 2,500 employees. We recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.
FCC Environment is part of the FCC Group which is a leading international
infrastructure, environmental services and green energy company present in
more than 50 countries with 63,000 employees.
Role Purpose
To weigh vehicles in and out using the landfill site and to assist the site manager
by ensuring weighbridge is operated in accordance with the Environmental
Permit, Planning Permission, all FCC Group policies.
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Key Responsibilities
• Weighing in and out of vehicles and entering details on to the ‘Gladis’
Weighbridge System using the computer.
• Monitoring Waste Transfer Notes and EWC code usage.
• To assist site manager in ensuring reports are populated and completed within
set deadlines.
• To ensure users of the site are inducted in to the site safety procedures and to
control and direct the flow of traffic into site.
• To assist the Site Manager in controlling and co-ordinating the efficient
operation of the weighbridge in accordance with management instructions, all
health & safety Working Procedures and Legislative Requirements, Planning
Permissions, Environmental Permit etc. at all times.
• All accidents, near-misses or dangerous situations to be recorded and reported
in accordance with FCC’s procedures, including any violence, threats or acts of
intimidation against you, as well as any breach of rules, acts of dishonesty,
malpractice or corruption by any visitor to the site, or member of staff.
• To be aware of and conversant with the relevant details of the environmental
permit, Working Plan and Risk Assessments.
• To maintain a polite helpful manner while taking telephone and email queries
from customers, suppliers and other and FCC Environment sites.
• To protect the Company’s ability to trade by ensuring compliance with relevant
legislation at all times and especially that concerning health and safety in the
workplace and the ‘Duty of Care’.
• To carry out housekeeping duties within weighbridge office, welfare facilities
and site offices.
• To carry out and ensure relevant contractor documents are correct and to carry
out site inductions and to keep up to date.
• To undertake any other duties reasonably requested by FCC management
including litter picking as and if required.
• To help site management with all aspects of site administration.
• To help site management with all aspects of site purchasing.
• To facilitate with the safe running of front of house.
Qualifications and Experience (preferred)
• Proven written and oral communication skills.
• IT literate and have good numerical skills.
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Personal Qualities
• Need to be adaptable and show that they can deal with any new operational
problems as they arise and, be able to operate as part of a larger team.
• Be able to embrace change, flexible in their approach, committed to finding
more cost effective ways of doing things and be able to put them into practice.
• An honest, hardworking person who can use his/her initiative to maintain
operations according with FCC standards.
• Responsible, accountable and performance driven.
• Comfortable dealing with staff, peers and external contacts.
• Good timekeeping is essential.
Other Information
Location – Based at Colsterworth Landfill.
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