Operational Assistant Apprentice Gallagher Aggregate Ltd

Working for the Quarry Manager the role will include health, safety and environmental administration and cover for weighbridge ticketing. There is a practical element to the role that involves operating batching plants and working in the quarry. A responsible attitude to safety will be required.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    7:00am- 17:00pm

    Total hours per week: 45.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Job Description

  • Answering Calls.
  • General Admin duties.  
  • Updating the system with relevant information
  • Hermitage weighbridge cover
  • Blaise weighbridge cover
  • Hermitage weighbridge training and sickness cover
  • Blaise weighbridge training and sickness cover
  • Check lifting equipment & maintain LOLER/PUWER
  • SharePoint environmental documentation control
  • SharePoint health and safety documentation control
  • SharePoint waste document control
  • SharePoint maintenance documentation control
  • Plant control input – database
  • Maintain HGV movement records (planning)
  • Purchasing administration  
  • Hermitage waste inspection holiday cover
  • Hermitage waste inspection training and sickness cover
  • Relief operation of HBM plant
  • Assistant for Masonry operation
  • Competent person inductions
  • Hermitage sentry for blasting - 1 hour x 3 times per week
  • Maintain environmentally compliant facility (oil drums, waste skips, etc)
  • Kentish Ragstone etching machine 
  • General operational duties and maintenance             

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Knowlegde of Microsoft Excel and Word 
  • Telephone calling and answering

Personal qualities

  • Positive “can achieve” attitude
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Desire to learn
  • Accurate attention to detail
  • Helpful

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English and Mathematics grade A-C or equivalent

Future prospects

Opportunities to progress within Gallagher Aggregates Ltd and the wider group of companies.

Things to consider

Quarry environment – offices are cleaned daily. There will be outdoor work that can be in inclement weather. Primarily based in Hermitage and Blaise Farm Quarries. Occasional travel to other sites vehicle will be provided. The role does not include heavy lifting.

About the employer

Gallagher is Kent’s premier building, civil engineering, quarrying and property business, with an enviable reputation for doing things properly and getting things done, while still caring about the local community and environment. From its beginnings as a civil engineering and groundworks contractor, the Gallagher Group has grown over the last 40 years to have an unrivalled reputation for offering the best in civil engineering, property development, design and build contracting and quarrying.


Gallagher Aggregate Ltd


Hermitage Farm Quarry

Hermitage Lane


ME16 9NT

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Training provider

  • L2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration 
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Oct 2017