Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Employment Type: Full-time


Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced, positive thinking, professional machinery operator to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will be proficient in operating a range of machinery, particularly excavators, and will assist in the delivery of local projects but also be willing to work and stay away as required. This role demands a high level of technical skill, physical fitness, and dedication to safety.

We are looking for somebody who is happy to work outdoors, with a positive work ethic and a practical approach. The position could suit somebody wishing to move from a standard land-based career to one with more environmental focus. Work is varied and interesting with completed projects providing fantastic job satisfaction and a real sense of achievement.

Weekend working is occasionally required when critical stages are reached within projects. This is a full-time position, but we can offer a flexible approach where possible to working hours.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate machinery, including excavators, dumpers, and various other machinery safely and efficiently.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks and troubleshooting.
  • Follow project plans and specifications to complete tasks accurately.
  • Engage in physical labour as necessary to support project goals.
  • Work collaboratively with project teams to meet deadlines and quality standards.
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and company policies.
  • Travel to various project sites as needed.



  • Proven experience as a Machinery Operator, with a focus on excavator operation.
  • Up-to-date excavator qualification and relevant certifications.
  • Strong physical health and ability to perform physically demanding tasks when required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Motivated both in a team environment and lone working when required.
  • Willingness to travel and stay away with work Monday to Friday when required
  • Valid UK driver’s license.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional qualifications or certifications in machinery operation and first aid.
  • Experience in river and wetland restoration, construction, working in and around water and pond and lake construction.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and environmental regulations.
  • Valid operator tickets for 360’ excavator, tipping dumpers wheeled and tracked, chainsaw operation, telehandler operation. Although qualifications are desirable training will be given if required to achieve competency in a relevant number of operations.
  • Basic First aid qualification – training will be provided if required.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package depending on experience.
  • 28 days paid leave.
  • 45 hour standard week.
  • Overtime will be payable for additional hours and weekend working when required.
  • Access to company pool vehicles or provision of a company vehicle dependent on experience.
  • Profit share scheme.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Travel allowances and paid accommodations for work away.


How to Apply:

If you are a skilled Machinery Operator looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Interested? Complete the form below and attach your CV and we’ll be in touch.

Deadline for Applications: 30/07/2024



About Us:

RJBull Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

RJBull Ltd is a provider of comprehensive environmental and ecological management services, specialising in river and wetland restoration, habitat creation and management, large-scale landscaping, biodiversity conservation, flood management, and aquatic structural design and construction including bridges. With a proven track record of success and a team of highly skilled professionals, with expertise in various disciplines including environmental science, landscape architecture, engineering, and project management, we offer unparalleled expertise in delivering innovative solutions that enhance the resilience and sustainability of natural ecosystems. We provide a service that scopes the whole project process from planning and design to construction and maintenance