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Overhead Crane Operator/Shunter Driver Full Time

at THORP PRECAST LIMITED in London (Published at 22-05-2020)

Working hours: 8:00 ? 16:30 Monday to Friday with two 30 min breaks. 40hrs per week, overtime available.


Statutory bank holidays plus 21 days? holiday per year (pro rata on joining)

Increased holidays through length of service.


Thorp Precast are a forward thinking construction business with a passion for quality and innovation. We specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of bespoke architectural panels and structures.

Due to continued growth and investment we are looking to appoint an additional Overhead Crane Operator/Shunter Driver to strengthen the team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a stable and varied position with an opportunity to enhance their skills.

This role is single-site based and is responsible for the movement of the precast panels around the 20 acre manufacturing. The precast panels are moved to different locations to complete the manufacturing process and ultimately to their despatch area. The precast panels are then transported by our external carrier to their installation sites across the UK.

Job Requirements

  • To operate the Overhead/Gantry Cranes (previous experience would be a distinct advantage)
  • To load and unload pre-cast concrete panels onto the trailers and skids
  • Minimum of Class 2/Category C1 driving licence (Category C would be a distinct advantage)
  • Current or previous FLT licences would be an advantage
  • Great communication skills to ensure the precast panels are moved to the correct locations
  • And use of initiative regarding the placement of panels at their various destinations

Initial induction, on the job training, and PPE will be provided.


· Increased holidays through length of service

· Death in Service Insurance

· Great working environment

If you think you are what we are looking for, please apply now through this site!

Thorp Precast are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job.


  • On-site parking
  • Life insurance

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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