Operations Coordinator

Laing O'Rourke

Are you passionate about the Operations? Do you have experience supplying operators for equipment on hire to Laing O’Rourke Group & external customers? We have an excellent opportunity for you to work across Select Plant hire Business as an Operations Supervisor/Coordinator.

Select is one of the UK’s largest, and most capable suppliers of equipment and services to the construction industry. With over 30 years of experience, Select has built an excellent reputation as one of the UK’s largest and most diverse suppliers of choice for equipment, accommodation, and services to the construction industry. Select understands the critical role logistics, engineering, working environment, safety, and reliability play in modern construction, and our considered approach ensures our customers receive so much more than just the tools to get the job done.

Vision of Department or Function

  • Be proactive and promote initiatives relating to Health & Safety, Environmental, Product Development & improved performance.
  • Ensure that the customer receives a professional service.
  • Ensure the correct resources are supplied and are available on time.
  • Supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce.
  • Maximise efficiencies and support industry leading initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deal with operators directly regarding Allocation, Pay, Holiday, Sickness and general requirements.
  • Book, coordinate and administer agency requests as and when required.
  • Coordinate, monitor, update, and book when required Operators files, CPSC cards, CITB HS&E tests, training, and medicals are kept in date as per LOR requirements and policies.
  • Administer operators Annual leave/holiday bookings while maintaining records.
  • Supporting the Health & Safety agenda across our workforce, issuing TBT and record/track outstanding responses and highlighting the manager.
  • Working closely with the Select team to support where required any operator issues.
  • Ensuring safety is the main priority.
  • Working with the charge out team to ensure all records and paperwork is up to date, recorded and issued compliant with required information to allow the efficient process to be maintained.
  • Documentation and administration of other requirements within the operator function when required.
  • Assist with bookings of site inductions and maintaining the associated records.
  • Other ad hoc duties which may be requested by your management team.

To Develop and work toward:

  • Operators must now ALL hold an NVQ, Grandfather rights are no longer eligible. Working toward having all operators holding NVQ must be achieved.
  • Continual development of IT skills to move the department forward i.e., paperless systems such as timesheets and holiday bookings.
  • To continually improve knowledge and understanding of the department needs.
  • Good knowledge of IT including Microsoft Software (Excel, Word, Outlook and Teams etc), online booking portals and general systems (Coins, etc).

Don’t match all the criteria? We are open and always happy to hear from people with transferable skill sets and a commitment to learning.

About us:

Laing O’Rourke are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O’Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O’Rourke’s story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the ‘Offer an interview scheme’. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

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