RSK Group plc

  • Warehouse Operative

    Contract Type
    Hemel Hempstead
    £16,000 - £18,000
  • Overview

    The RSK Group Ltd is one of the UK’s largest environmental companies.   The company has a wide portfolio of clients in a number of sectors including rail, transport, water and property. In addition, the company are particularly proud of the work that they have undertaken in the nuclear sector where over the last 3 years they have undertaken preliminary and main/intermediate phase site investigations at Hinckley Point and Wylfa on Anglesey. In 2014 the team were heavily involved in the detailed onshore ground investigation of the nuclear new-build at Wylfa, Anglesey culminating in winning Ground Investigation Project of the Year at the 2015 Ground Engineering Awards.


    We are now looking to recruit a Warehouse Operative to work full time in our Hemel Hempstead office.

    Warehouse Operative - Hemel Hempstead


    This position is to assist the smooth running of the site investigation sector through close co-ordination of operations with the other team members. The role will be both office and site based. The main working location is Hemel Hempstead, but regular travelling around the UK (mainly South East) will be necessary, although not usually working away from home this may be required. This is a full time post working 9.30am – 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    The management of this position would come under the umbrella of the Geosciences Department.  In addition, to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Company.


    All necessary training and equipment for the person to undertake their role will be provided by RSK.




    RSK operates its business within the framework of a documented management system. The management system contains policy statements, procedures, guidance and other information on administration, environmental protection, health & safety, quality management and on the carrying out of project-related tasks. All employees are required to work to the requirements of the management system and to participate in its underlying principle of seeking continuous improvements in the performance of the Company.


    The management system is accessible to all employees through the RSK Intranet.


    The specific tasks are as follows:

    • Assisting the Warehouse Supervisor.
    • Maintaining a clean working environment within the warehouse, including sweeping, mopping general tidying.
    • Manual handling including restocking materials on shelves, including bags up to 25kg, sample storage and disposal.
    • Assisting in loading and unloading site vehicles.
    • Assist site works as and when necessary, including delivery and collection of materials/equipment/plant, shallow pitting, reinstatement and general Engineer assistance.
    • Assisting the Warehouse Supervisor with equipment maintenance, repair and calibration.
    • Assisting the Site Works Co-ordinator with vehicle checks.

    Person specification:

    • Physically fit
    • Organised and motivated self starter
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good time keeping
    • Full UK driving licence (manual transmission). Ideally with experience of driving box vans, but not essential.
    • Skills to be developed include:
    • Personal management
    • Basic computer literacy

    Salary and benefits:

    • £16,000 - £18,000
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, childcare vouchers and private health care
    • Regular training and career development

    The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies and ranked first for contaminated land and remediation consultancy (Environmental Analyst, December 2016), and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fastrack 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.


    All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter. For further details, please contact Nikita Soni, HR Advisor, on 07741726422  or

    RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.


    RSK Group Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



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