Salary: Competitive plus benefits

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for a Senior Operative to join our friendly team based in Edinburgh. Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Reporting directly to the Site Supervisor you will:

  • Safely operate mobile plant and production equipment such as forklifts as trained and authorised.
  • Stock movement in accordance with yard plans
  • Ensure plant and equipment are inspected and maintained and defects reported
  • General housekeeping
  • Role model an exemplary approach to health and safety, contributing proactively to a safe working environment and working collaboratively to build a culture of continuous improvement
  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience working within an Industrial, Factory or similar environment as a Forklift Truck OperativeMulti-Skilled Operative or Labourer. As well as possess good communication skills and have a real desire in developing both operative and supervisory skills. 
However, we are willing to consider candidates with enthusiasm and willingness to learn.


  • Fork Lift Truck license – advantageous but not necessary

Location: Loanhead, Midlothian, Scotland

Job Reference: tarmac/TP/117/1633