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Weighbridge Administrator

South Hampshire, Permanent, 22K
Reference: AJ0659

The Client

An established, growing company offering a range of Waste Management and Recycling Services across the South of England.

Purpose and Responsibilities

Our client is currently looking for a Weighbridge Operator to join their team based in both Portsmouth and Southampton as required. As weighbridge Operator your main responsibility will be to control all vehicle movements over the weighbridges and weigh the vehicles on and off of the weighbridges.You will also interface with company drivers and third party drivers and processing their paperwork and take payment where necessary. Another Key function of the Weighbridge Operator will be to liaise and communicate with drivers throughout the working day and help to resolve any driver problems and queries as they arise as well as relaying information from the office to the drivers regarding any issues

Other duties may include:

  • Answering the site telephone and dealing with any customer queries/enquiries
  • Advising customers of permitted waste types and hazardous wastes as appropriate
  • Assisting the accounts department with any queries
  • Processing end of month reports for the Operations Manager
  • Assisting the Operations Manager on a day-to-day basis and with any specific task or project
  • Checking customer waste carrier licences and maintaining the register
  • Assisting in resolving customer complaints
  • Ensuring compliance with all current and impending legislation
  • General office administration and supporting other members of the team
  • Being a key holder for the site and unlocking/locking it when you are the first to arrive on site
  • Undertaking toolbox talks and maintaining the training register
  • Undertaking training to enable you to support the Yard Foremen
  • Being fully conversant with the site licence, working plan, and operational requirements of each site

Essential Experiences

  • Experience in a similar position operating a Weighbridge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner – being friendly, polite, and professional at all times
  • Good attention to detail to ensure accuracy of information
  • Good organisation, communication and IT skills (Word, Excel)
  • Good geographical knowledge of the operational area
  • The ability to remain calm and patient when under pressure.


Candidates without the mentioned experience will not be considered for this position. Please read the specification carefully to avoid disappointment.
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