Careers

Finding the right career path is important for achieving a fulfilling life, and making a decision to invest your time, energy and commitment to a company is equally important. At Collard we understand the importance of having the best people to help us achieve our goals. That’s why anyone who joins the company can expect returns on the commitment they make in the form of excellent working conditions, pension, competitive salary, uniforms (where required), and excellent social benefits.

Collard is always on the lookout for skilled and qualified applicants to join its ever growing team. Take a look through our current vacancies below and apply for a role today. Job vacancies arise regularly at Collard, so please feel free to leave your details and upload your CV, even if we do not currently have a vacancy suitable for you.

With an annual turnover in excess of £50 million,Collard runs a modern fleet of specialist demolition machinery and an extensive transport fleet therefore you would have the opportunity to be involved with some of the best plant and machinery in the industry. The company has 9 depots, including a scrapyard and metal recycling centre in Wokingham, and provides skip hire in Reading, Basingstoke and beyond.

We Are An Equal Opportunities Employer

The Collard Group is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. All applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).

Vacancies are open to all potential candidates from the diverse section of the labour market and beyond. All our advertisements will avoid stereotyping or using wording that may discourage particular groups or individuals from applying.

 
Recycling Operatives & Pickers - Various Locations
Vacancies - Recycling Operatives & Pickers The recycling line picker is responsible for safe and efficient segregation of recyclable materials by picking materials from the processing line for further recycling. Positions available in Andover, Didcot, Eversley, Farnham, Reading and Southampton,    Key Responsibilities Picking selected materials from a moving conveyor to maximise recycling rates Housekeeping to ensure that the facilities are kept clean, tidy and free of trip hazards Supporting with maintenance of the plant, if required General duties throughout the facility Following health and safety rules and procedures In order to be successful in this role, you must have: Previous experience of picking or labouring Knowledge of the...
 
Fixed Plant Engineer - Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire
Reporting to the Plant Director, the Fixed Plant Engineer assume responsibility for maintaining and repairs to our fixed waste processing plants across 6 sites in Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Key Responsibilities Undertaking planned & reactive maintenance and repairs to our waste processing equipment (Kiverco, Bluemac & M&K) including conveyors, screens, trommels and density separators. Developing the preventative maintenance systems to reduce downtime and maximise efficiencies Involvement in new installation projects and fabrications where needed Continually seeking opportunities for process improvements. The Successful Candidate will: Have a good technical knowledge of our plant and machinery Be confident with hydraulics,...
 
Group Buyer - Eversley
Due to continued growth, the Collard Group has an exciting new opportunity for a Group Buyer with responsibility for a wide variety of procurement activities and management of our stores. If you feel you could be the right person for this role we would love to hear from you. We are looking for the successful candidate to fully embrace and deliver the following; Support the Group Finance Director in identifying opportunities to generate cost savings and efficiencies across the Group Materials procurement for the demolition and civil engineering division liaising closely with project quantity surveyors Management of the contracting stores including developing systems for stock control and contract costings Leading on supply contact negotiations and the management of...
 
Plant Operators - Various Locations
Vacancies - Plant Operators The Collard Group are currently seeking plant operators with experience in either demolition or recycling. Current vacancies include: Recycling Facilities 360 Machine Operators (Recyling) -  Andover & Eversley Shovel Operator - Andover & Eversley Crusher Operator -  Covering recycling facilities in Southampton, Andover, Didcot, Farnham, Aldershot Wash Plant Supervisor - Eversley Contracting Sites Bulldozer Operator - Various Sites Crusher Operator -  Various Sites  Typical Responsibilities Operating and maintaining plant in a safe and responsible manner, being mindful of all other site users and visitors, at all times. Ensuring production targets are met whilst...
 
HGV Drivers (Class 1 & 2) - Various Locations
Vacancies - HGV Drivers We are currently seeking to appoint a number of HGV drivers with waste and aggregates experience that have the ability to drive vehicles including bulker, skip, tipper and grab lorries based out of sites in Southampton, Andover, Eversley, Reading and Didcot. We'd be interested in hearing from experienced candidates across our full area, although this is the list of current live vacancies. Class 1 Bulker Driver (Andover or Eversley) Class 2 Skip or RoRo Driver (Reading, Andover, Eversley) Class 2 Trade Waste / Dust Cart Driver (Eversley or Andover)  Class 2 Tipper Drivers (Eversley) The successful candidate will be required to undertake daily driving duties whilst complying with all legal obligations and Company...
 
HR & Recruitment Administrator
Collard Group have an exciting new opportunity for a Human Resources Administrator (or aspiring HR Advisor) to join our HR team. We are looking for an individual who is motivated, enthusiastic and a team-player, with strong administrative skills and a keen eye for detail to join our team. This is an excellent career development opportunity for an HR Administrator, Administrator or Apprentice, who is looking to build upon their current HR or recruitment skills and knowledge. Key Responsibilities Supporting daily administrative duties in the HR department and supporting with HR projects. Managing recruitment advertising (Indeed, LinkedIn and other platforms), Maintaining the approved agency list ensuring agreements are in place with competitive terms. Conducting the...
 
Senior Estimator - Eversley
Vacancy - Senior Estimator This is a full time position based at our Office in Eversley, Hampshire and will suit a dynamic Estimator with industry experience seeking a key management position and long term career progression opportunities. Key Responsibilities Understanding the legal requirements (including health, safety and the environmental matters) for each tender Understanding the contractual requirements (e.g. drawn information, scope of works and specifications) for those tenders Understanding the industry standards that are required to be met. Engaging with specialist subcontractors, suppliers, designers and utility companies (or similar) to ensure we submit a competitive an accurate tender. Establish what resources are required for the efficient...
 
Part Time Weighbridge Administrator - Wokingham Metal Recycling
Job Summary Reporting to the Site Manager, the Weighbridge Administrator is responsible for correctly billing and recording all incoming and outgoing vehicles on the weighbridge system and their overall compliance with site and safety regulations. Supporting with day to day office administration. Key Responsibilities Monitor and record all incoming and outgoing vehicle movements via the weighbridge system (FRED) Oversee scrap purchases and produce self-billing invoices Frontline customer service, fielding enquiries from internal and external customers face-to-face, via email and telephone Generate Purchase Orders for office supplies, PPE, tools etc and update received materials on Evolution M system Registration of scrap vehicles received onto the DVLA portal...
 
Customer Service Advisors - Andover
Customer Service Advisors - Andover To manage and process customer enquiries or orders via telephone or email ensuring that we are providing exceptional service, whilst supporting the transport operations for the Environmental division. Key Responsibilities Answering telephone calls and responding to emails from customers whilst communicating in a professional manner to ensure a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. Adding customer orders and details onto our sales and transport operations system accurately with all relevant details in a timely manner. Deal with customer complaints professionally and where required escalate to a manager. Support with the planning and scheduling of work to meet customer expectations. Supporting with customer...
 
Purchase Ledger Clerk - Eversley
Collard Group have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk. The Role In this role you will work to ensure that supplier invoices and payments are processed with accuracy and in a timely manner, as well as taking ownership and maintaining accurate supplier accounts and ensuring that account issues are resolved in a timely manner. You will be working with colleagues throughout the business and interacting with existing and new suppliers. Responsibilities Purchase Ledger - Processing Processing purchase invoices in accounting system Ensuring 3 way matching of purchase orders, goods receipt and purchase invoice Manually code and process employee expenses and supplier invoices Prepare and process monthly and weekly payment runs Answer creditor...
 
Plant Service Manager - Eversley
The Collard Group are pleased to offer this exciting new role created to support the business in delivering its long term ambitious growth plans and increasing investment in plant and machinery. Key Responsibilities Implementation of a new plant inspection, servicing and defects management system including the roll out of PDA’s for engineers, supervisors and potentially operators Dealing with warranty claims and ensuring that servicing and repairs are undertaken in a cost effective manner, whilst developing and encouraging a preventative maintenance approach Ensure that 12 monthly inspections are completed thoroughly with an audit and sign off process undertaken by the workshop manager Undertaking random site spot checks to ensure plant operators are completing their...
 
HSEQ Director
Arising from the rapid growth and ongoing commitment to deliver an industry leading service to our clients, the Collard Group has a new opportunity for a HSEQ Director to join our team based at Eversley. If you feel you could be the right person for this role we would love to hear from you. We are looking for the successful candidate to fully embrace and deliver the following; To develop and agree strategic plans for HSEQ and related activities that develop the current service proposition to meet current and future needs of the business and ensure the group achieves industry leading levels of health, safety, environmental and sustainability performance. To maintain oversight of ongoing compliance and performance levels, establishing frameworks and driving...