Senior Operations Time Technician

  • by Aspire Recruitment
  • Location Stockport, Greater Manchester, UK
  • Salary £20,000 - £30,000 / year
  • 38 days ago
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Job Description:

Senior Operations Time Technician

Permanent Full time


Salary £20000 - £30000 per annum depending on experience

My Client is a leading specialist provider to the construction and amenity industry and for over 10 years they have provided the most thorough and effective solution to treating Japanese Knotweed, Giant Hogweed and Himalayan Balsam and other non-native plant species. They are experts at the removal and control of invasive plants and their clients include major construction companies, local authorities and major retailers. They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Operations Time Technician so join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working on own and managing a small team of operatives and sub-contracted labour to complete tasks within company guidelines and enhance working practices.
  • Visiting sites on a pre-determined call cycle to inspect historic sites for the presence on non-native plants and reporting data back to head office.
  • Attending sites and administering herbicide under NPTC regulations and following company strict herbicide policies.
  • Assisting colleagues and management on construction projects, supervising excavations and installing membranes, soil sifting and general site duties whilst adhering to the company health and safety policies.
  • Vegetation clearance, brush cutting and general site clearance.
  • Attending regular external and internal training courses and product updates.
  • Ensuring that company vehicles and equipment meet internal and external inspection requirements.
  • Managing own time effectively to ensure that the job requirements are fulfilled especially during busy periods.
  • Building strong relationships with customers

 Working Hours and Conditions:

  • This is a full time position working Monday to Friday and may include occasional weekends during busy periods.
  • Based on a 37.5 hour working week with occasional overtime and/or time of in lieu during busy periods.
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Work is nationwide with regular stays away from home. Accommodation, evening meal and breakfast will be included.
  • Company van/vehicle provided for business use.
  • Workwear and protective clothing provided.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Full training on all products will be provided. 

Skills and experience:

  • A knowledge of Invasive plants (advantageous).
  • NPTC PA1 PA6 preferable but can be provided through our in-house training provider.
  • Spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret maps and site plans.
  • Good team working skills but with the ability to work on their own.
  • Fit and healthy with the ability to complete manual tasks.
  • An interest in ecology and the environment.
  • An organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Attention to detail
  • Honesty and discretion
  • An ability to solve problems.

Please note this vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment (agy). Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interviews.



  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Construction
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)