Materials Operative

  • Job Reference: ISP00006E
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2020
  • Employer: Skanska
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are currently looking for Materials Operative to join our Infrastructure Services team on-site in Guildford. This is a new position for us, where you will be responsible for the tight control of the stock in and out of the depot, ensuring all deliveries are checked and general cleanliness and tidiness of the stores and yard. You will ensure all stock is managed efficiently so that operations can run smoothly.


  • Maintain a clean and orderly depot
  • Issue stock out to operatives on a daily basis ensuring it is booked to the correct contract and job
  • Receive deliveries and manage deliveries
  • Return any stock back into the depot
  • Complete paperwork relevant to the task
  • Be prepared to work in a flexible manner/multi-task
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety, adhering to it always
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate for this post

We're looking for:

  • Able to fully understand Instructions
  • Have a basic knowledge of health and safety.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Have attended Manual Handling Training within the last 3 years
  • Have attended Safety Training relevant to the job role
  • Ideally would have an understanding of street lighting (not essential)

Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us on if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.

We thrive through embracing differences because we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

This is an advert for our Job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us:

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.