Articulated Dump Truck Operator

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Receive materials by Excavator or Wheeled loading shovel to transport where needed within quarry. 

LOCATION: Colchester, Essex


Responsible to : Quarry Manager

Responsible for: None

Liaison with: Directors, Managers, Employees, Clients



  • Ensure daily inspection of machine are conducted to include undercarriage.
  • Ensure day to day maintenance of machine is performed to include greasing, cleaning, and monitoring.
  • Maintain and inspect any attachments 
  • Recording and reporting on a daily check sheet including hours and any defects.
  • Start up and shut down procedures of the machine.
  • To operate machine to a competent level and within site conditions.
  • Ensure all operations are carried out under Quarry Regulations 1999.
  • Reports any problems to the Quarry Manager.
  • Ensure PPE is worn at all times
  • Responsible for the removal of all waste products in line with the Company’s Environmental policy.
  • To comply with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policy, highlighting ant issues appropriately.
  • To act in accordance with the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and practices.
  • Performs other duties as directed


  • Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment
  • Ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take instruction.
  • Recognised qualification to operate plant (preferably CPCS or MPQC) or working towards;
  • Health and Safety trained or working towards
  • Experience with operating and basic maintenance of mobile plant;

 The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.


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Martells Quarry

Slough Lane
CO7 Colchester Directions

Perks & Benefits

  • Holiday

    We offer a competitive holiday entitlement plus public holidays. We close over the Christmas period to enable everyone to spend time with their families and enjoy the festivities!

  • Training

    SRC Group is committed to the continuous training and development of its employees,
    both in the area of job-related skills training and lifelong learning for personal development.

    SRC Group’s employees are our greatest assets and helping them to develop is crucial to the achievement of the our goals. All training practices and procedures will endeavor to support individuals to strive to achieve these goals.

  • Pension

    We offer a salary sacrifice pension scheme which is a tax efficient way for you to make
    pension contributions.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

    There is a free confidential 24 hour telephone service for employees, their immediate family and children in full time education.
    SRC Group recognises there can be times when additional support is needed for employees and managers alike. Balancing the pressures of work with the needs of home and personal life can be at times, stressful.
    SRC Group also have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders available.

  • Health

    SRC Group are committed to the health of all employees. We provide a confidential health
    surveillance service which to enable you and SRC Group to identify and monitor on- going health needs and requirements.

    SRC Group provide free fruit to all employees and are always providing health incentives such as Charity slim downs and Couch to 5K and Park runs!

  • Long service awards

    Employees are recognised with a long service award at different stages in
    their career.

  • Charity

    SRC Group support a number of charities such as Essex Air Ambulance, CALM and Mind to smaller local charities. We hold fundraising events such as Three Peaks challenge and all employees can join in the fun!

  • Equality and Diversity

    We believe that there are no gender specific roles in this industry. To help reflect this we’ve increased the visibility of our female workforce and showcase the successful women already working on our sites. We’ve developed a programme to attract Black and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ talent and run workshops for existing employees to overcome unconscious bias and foster inclusivity.

Workplace & Culture

At SRC Group we believe that every employee is key to helping us succeed as a business and fulfil our goals, and we strive to create a great place to work for our employees. 

SRC Group are an equal opportunities employer, and seek to provide opportunities and high standards of training based on individuals’ abilities and experiences.

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