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General Operative / Powder Coating Spraying Operative

Location
Rochester, Kent
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
21 Jul 2022

General Operative / Powder Coating Spraying Operative - Competitive Salary - Hoo, Rochester

The Role

Are you an ICATS/ TTP qualified and/or experienced General Operative or experienced Powder Coating Spraying Operative looking for a new challenge? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are anti-corrosion and powder coating specialists, looking to appoint General Operatives and Powder Coating Spraying Operatives to our small, friendly and hard-working team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of a General Operative/ Powder Coating Spraying Operative include, but are not limited to:

General Operative

  • Carry out surface preparation and painting within our site and on client sites
  • Follow health and safety, quality and environmental policies and procedures and take direction from managers and supervisors

Powder Coating Spraying Operative

  • Carry out pre-treatment and powder coating spraying to a variety of substrates including steel, galvanised and aluminium
  • Follow health and safety, quality and environmental policies and procedures and take direction from managers and supervisors.

The Company

SMS have been operating in our specialised field since April 1978 offering our clients a variety of services for anti-corrosion preparation and finishes, either at the clients infrastructure or in our own workshop facilities. We have developed new techniques and services to ensure we provide clients with a quality service where economic and sustainability innovation goals can be reached simultaneously.

Our quality management system has been assessed to both ISO 9001 and National Highway Sector Scheme 19A and our environmental management system has been assessed to ISO 14001.

We are based in Kent but serve a wide area including London, the South East and some areas within the South West. Our objectives include completing work to programme, to budget and in accordance with the agreed requirements and contract specification.

We operate an ongoing training programme for all our employees, continuing good business practices and ensuring that safety is of paramount importance at all times. Only qualified employees are included in the teams and specialist training is required for the specialist tasks, e.g. SMSTS, SSSTS, Sentinel PTS, PASMA, IPAF, ICorr, TTP, ICATS, Water Jetting (High and Ultra High), EFAW. Managers, supervisors, inspectors and operatives have current certificates for the allocated roles and employees are issued with all necessary high quality personal protective equipment according to the task being undertaken.

We take responsibility for the effect our operations may have on the environment and take all practicable steps to eradicate or minimise any adverse effects. SMS do not compromise on quality or safety.

The Person

The key skills and qualities needed for the roles are:

General Operative

  • Preferably already qualified with ICATS/TTP
  • At least one year of work experience in a similar position
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand method statements, risk assessments, COSHH assessments and toolbox talks
  • Own transport and clean driving licence preferred

Powder Coating Spraying Operative

  • Must be experienced with knowledge of spray coating systems within a powder coating environment and able to illustrate understanding of pre-treatment and coating processes
  • At least one year of work experience in a similar position
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand method statements, risk assessments, COSHH assessments and toolbox talks
  • Own transport and clean driving licence preferred

Additional information

  • References may be taken
  • Hours are variable
  • Standard 3-month probationary period
  • Hourly pay rates depend on experience and existing qualifications
  • Potential for overtime
  • Evidence of right to work in UK required

Our Company is continually committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 663155576-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Dg Partnership Ltd
    Dg Partnership Ltd
  • Location: Rochester, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent