Machine Operator

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Machine Operator

  • Post Date:9th March 2023
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Job Description

Job Title: Machine Operator (40-hour week)
Department: Civil Engineering
Reporting to: General Foreman
Grade: 8
Salary Range: £45,952 – £50,724 per annum (inclusive of allowances)
Closing date: 31st March 2023
Reference number: 7

Who we are:

The Port of London Authority is the statutory harbour authority for the tidal Thames and responsible for 95 miles of the River Thames from the Estuary to Teddington Lock in West London. We work to keep river users safe, protect and enhance the environment and promote the use of the river for trade and travel.

The role:

We are seeking a Machine Operative to undertake maintenance work on the PLA assets including revetment, step maintenance and vegetation control along the PLA owned riverbank.

You will be responsible for the care of the plant, which will include daily plant inspection and checks, fuelling and basic maintenance of the plant.

What we are looking for:

You will have significant site experience within the construction industry with an emphasis of groundworks and civil engineering.

You must hold a CPCS competent operator card or equivalent for a range of machines (e.g. excavator, roller and dumper).

You would preferably be a CSCS card holder.

Benefits package:

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Medical Cash Plan (Westfield Health)
  • Generous pension
  • Onsite parking with electric charging
  • Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness, Counselling and Physiotherapy
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to MyGymDiscounts

For further information or if you would like to have an informal discussion about the position, please contact James Palmer on 01474 562236 or

A full job description is available here.

To apply, please complete the application form, including the reference number stated above.

You are required to have a Right to Work in UK, as currently the PLA is not a sponsor employer, therefore an offer of employment cannot be made unless you currently hold the rights to live and work in the UK.