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Quarry Operatives - VACANCIES

Opportunities available for Quarry Operatives.

Burlington Slate Limited is part of the Holker Group of Companies owned by the Cavendish Family.  Based in the South Lakes, Burlington quarries, manufactures and sells high quality, stone-based products in the UK and internationally.  The business is now being further developed, with investment in new plant, equipment and processes. Opportunities are available for:

 Quarry Operatives

The Role:

Successful applicants will contribute to the safe extraction of rock from the quarries and the maintenance of a steady supply to the production teams.

They will work flexibly over a range of roles, including setting up and using drilling equipment, shotfiring (setting and detonating explosives) and wire-sawing. They will operate heavy plant machinery such as excavators and loaders, carrying out basic checks on their vehicles and equipment.

A commitment to health and safety is essential. Experience of working in a quarry would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.

The roles are full-time and permanent. Successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunities to develop their skills and career.


Please email Sheila Cole for an application pack: Sheila@holker.co.uk

Completed applications must be received by Friday 2 December 2016

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