Plant Operative (Forklift)

Plant Operative (Forklift)

Location: GREENOCK

Contract Type: Contract or Temp

Closing Date: Dec 8th, 2021

Ref: 1203067

We have a new opportunity for a Plant Operative (Forklift) for our client based in Greenock, near Glasgow


  • As a Plant Operative (Forklift) you will be the individual responsible to the Topman Supervisor / Site Manager  for the delivery of operating a forklift to pick and carry loads around site safely during the destruct of any given vessel or offshore structure in accordance with all demolition safe methods of work and schedules.
  • You will report any deviation from the safe methods of work and schedules as soon as you become aware.
  • You must be well organised, capable, reliable and use your experience throughout your working career.
  • You must work to prescribed Method Statements & Risk Assessments with the minimum of supervision yet work with ATLAS Decom team.


  • CEO
  • Managing Director
  • Project Director
  • Topman Supervisor / Site Manager


  • Report any problems as they arise.
  • Report and record all breaches of health and safety on site and stop the job if necessary.
  • Assist with providing near miss and incident reports where necessary.
  • Assist with the health and safety and quality control management of projects.
  • Attend daily briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Performing inspection and maintenance on all aspects of the forklift to ensure that they are in good working order and fit for purpose.
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all times.


As a minimum:

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) –
  • A14: Rough Terrain Forklift – Foundation/Novice (Red Card), or
  • A14: Rough Terrain Forklift – Experienced Worker (Blue Card), or
  • A14: Rough Terrain Forklift – NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations, or
  • A16: Counterbalance/Industrial Forklift – Foundation/Novice (Red Card), or
  • A16: Industrial Counterbalanced Forklift – Experienced Worker (Blue Card), or
  • A16: Industrial Forklift – NVQ Level 2 in Plant Operations.
  • Proven demolition or construction experience.
  • The ability to safely use forklift machinery.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to stand, walk and/or carry for extended periods.
  • Good physical stamina.
  • Strong mechanical skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented.

Further details can be found here.