Crane Operator – Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd

Full Time

Salary: Competitive, DOE

Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. is the largest crane hire and heavy lifting services company based in Caithness. A post has arisen for a CRANE AND PLANT OPERATOR to join our team on a full time basis.

Duties will include driving and operating various size of mobile cranes- rigging crane to the required configuration and in accordance with the Lift Plan and manufacturer’s instructions and carrying out other duties as part of lifting operations team that may be assigned by the Appointed person / Line manager.

Good understanding of regulations and procedures associated with lifting operations is essential for this position. Our preference is that all applicants have a CSCS mobile crane operator card and full UK driving licence with C category as a minimum, C+E category would be beneficial but not essential. However training could be offered to a suitable applicant.

Experience in Slinger/ Signaller role and the ability to operate additional categories of construction plant would be beneficial, however training and opportunity to upskill will be given where required.

Please note- the applicant may need to work also on sites out with the county- ability to travel and work flexible hours including additional hours/ shifts, some weekends as the work load demands is essential for this post. Applicants should be able to work as part of a team or on their own as the situation dictates. A sincere care for health and safety towards yourself and
others is essential for this position.

Applicants must have physical strength and fitness to carry out tasks involving manual handling, working at heights, driving and operating crane and plant.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay based on experience


  • Guaranteed hours with overtime if required


  • Company transport and accommodation when working away from home


  • 29 days holiday, where 20 days are paid as average pay

If you are interested in this role we would be delighted if you could send your CV to personnel@hughsimpson.co.uk

Tagged as: Caithness, Crane Operator, North Highlands