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Salary: GBP30000 - GBP30000 per annum

Position; Industrial Cleaning Technician / Van Driver

Location; Wallingford  

About the role;

Planet Recruitment are proud to be working with a fast-growing organisation based in the Wallingford area who are looking for a Industrial Cleaning Technician. Working within the Technical Department, responsible for delivering Specialised Cleaning Services to all customers. Performing duties assigned by a member of the management team, safely, efficiently and in accordance with instructions issued and Company / site procedures focusing on high standards of customer service at all times.


  • Wearing appropriate PPE/RPE, undertake a variety of high-level deep-cleaning, tank cleaning, site decontamination including emergency response and decommissioning projects which will involve confined-space entry, high-pressure water jetting, working at height and handling and or removal of hazardous/chemical/biological materials.
  • Utilising a variety of tools to remove hazardous/biological materials whilst always working in a safe manner in accordance with risk assessments and operating procedures.
  • Ensure full compliance with all Company policies and procedures including health and safety and employment.
  • Assisting line management in the development of and adherence to procedures to ensure safety, health, environmental and quality standards are maintained.
  • Co-operating with line management in promoting safety, health, environmental and quality awareness with workface personnel, contractors, and visitors.
  • Comply with the conditions of site permit to work systems.
  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping on site.
  • Reporting faults on plant, equipment and PPE /RPE.
  • Assisting in the cleaning and maintenance of plant.
  • Participating in training as appropriate.
  • Participating in pre-job risk assessments when required.
  • Participating in the Emergency Response / duty rota system.
  • When directed report to the Hazardous Waste Transfer Station management team for alternative duties.
  • Completion and submission of relevant paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion, working in conjunction with technical operations to ensure compliance.
  • Play an active part in the cleaning and restocking of vehicles after use.
  • Play an active part in the upkeep and storage of all tools and consumables.
  • Packaging and collecting waste as directed.
  • Any other duties, such as ad hoc projects, as requested by the job holder’s Manager/Supervisor or the Board of Directors that are within the skills and capabilities of the job holder.

Essential experience;

  • Full driving licence
  • A background in industrial cleaning activities is not essential as full training will be provided.
  • A willingness to learn and achieve.
  • Proven ability to work well within a team.
  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in practical outdoor work.
  • Prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Be adaptable to change.
  • A flexible can-do attitude
  • Position is graded, based upon experience levels and skills.
  • The job holder will be expected to operate in line with our Company Values


Commutable locations;

Wallingford, Didcot, Reading, Abingdon, Oxford, Goring, Tilehurst, Harwell, Wantage

Key words;

Industrial Cleaning, Waste Management, Driving, Technician