Telescopic Forklift Driver

  • Job Reference: 202804
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Position: Telescopic Forklift Handler
Business Unit: Kier Living
Contract: Permanent
Sub Location: Sprowston
You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We're one of the UK's leading names in construction - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you'll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country's most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.
Kier Living is at the forefront of tackling the unprecedented demand for new housing in the UK. Government, local councils and housing associations trust our expert team and 100-year pedigree to deliver affordable mixed tenure and high-quality private developments - a commitment that's seeing us build thousands of new homes every year, offering you a valued role in meeting the housing needs of a nation.
Reporting to the site manager, it is the responsibility of the forklift driver to manage and control the delivery of materials to the site and the distribution of materials in accordance with the construction programme and instruction from the site manager / assistant site manager or material controller.
  • Ensure all deliveries are checked for quality and the correct quantity when delivered and record any defective or short deliveries in conjunction with Materials Controller where applicable;
  • Store and label materials correctly in the store areas supplied (please see standard compound set up);
  • Ensure that any waste materials are loaded into the correct site skips so the waste control can be managed;
  • Advise the Site Manager/Assistant Site Manager of any defective/damaged materials when collecting or loading out of materials;
  • Ensure that the forklift is inspected daily for maintenance purposes and weekly inspections are recorded in the Plant Register;
  • Ensure that safe working practices are always adhered to and report any issues directly to the site manager.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to use own initiative appropriately
  • Previous experience of working on large domestic volume house building sites;
  • Someone who holds an appropriate FLT driver's license and has a full UK driving license;
  • Someone who has the relevant Health and Safety Awareness;
  • Someone who has a current and appropriate CPCS card.

In return we are offering a competitive salary and package as well as the support and scope to build a long and fruitful partnership with Kier.
Make the journey. Leave a legacy.