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We are a small, experienced, knowledgeable and passionate team. We seek to recruit people who demonstrate exceptional customer service skills through reliability and a desire to keep things straightforward.

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We deliver to the following towns and their surrounding areas: Bedale, Boroughbridge, Catterick, Easingwold, Harrogate, Knaresborough, Leeming, Leyburn, Masham, Northallerton, Ripon, Thirsk and Wetherby.

Current Vacancies

HGV Driver

 

Lightwater Quarries Ltd is a family owned company based in North Stainley, Ripon. We operate two limestone quarries near North Stainley and Masham, delivering in our fleet of tippers. We also supply concrete with our volumetric vehicles, which mixes fresh concrete on our customer’s premises, and traditional drum trucks delivering wet concrete to larger projects.

The successful applicant will be working as a part of a small multi-skilled team. We pride ourselves on providing a reliable, friendly service to our customers, so good interpersonal skills are required as you will be dealing directly with our customers.

Your role would be to drive tippers and concrete trucks on the road and possibly operate quarry mobile plant such as wheeled loaders and excavators once you have been trained. We do not require any previous experience in operating quarry equipment, tippers or concrete but an HGV licence, digital tacho card and driver CPC card are essential. We will provide training in all aspects of the role, mainly internal training from experienced operatives. Our delivery area is roughly 30 miles radius of Ripon so local knowledge is an advantage.

Other duties will include carrying out routine maintenance on equipment.

Hours of work are 07:00 to 18:00 Monday to Thursday, 07:00 to 17:00 Friday and optional 07:00 to 12:00 Saturday. Most people work alternate Saturday mornings, which we prefer.

We are a small company with flexible, understanding approach.

Clean HGV driving licence and good driving skills are required as many of our deliveries are into tight access areas. Good numeracy skills required to calculate receipts etc.

Please note that we have a policy of not employing people who live more than 30 minutes away, please do not apply if you live more than 30 minutes away.

Full training will be given, but the applicant MUST hold an HGV licence.

Competitive rates of pay, pension, life assurance, come be a part of our team!

Please email kevin.parker@lightwaterholdings.com for more information.

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    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome candidates from diverse sections of the communities where we operate. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK before responding to any job vacancy. We administer a fair and transparent assessment and selection process. We encourage online applications but also recognise the need for a flexible recruitment process.

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    Aggregates North Yorkshire

    Lightwater Quarries Ltd

    North Stainley
    Ripon
    North Yorkshire
    HG4 3JN

    T: 01765 635435
    Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 05:30pm
    Friday: 7:30am – 04:30pm
    Saturday: 7:30am – 11:30pm

    Harrogate Office

    Claro Court Business Centre,
    Claro Road,
    Harrogate,
    North Yorkshire
    HG1 4BA

    T: 01423 210532