About L&S

L&S is one of the leading independent waste management companies in Southern England because of our industry knowledge and experience, as well as our commitment to providing quality services.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a Concrete Pump Operative/Labourer based at our Portsmouth site who is able to work within a small team and who can work closely with the Concrete Pump Operator.

The role of Concrete Pump Operative/Labourer involves:

  • visually assessing any risks or hazards upon arrival at the site where the concrete pour is to take place with the Concrete Pump Operator to ensure that a safe pour can be undertaken
  • placing cones around the Concrete Pump vehicle to ensure that no unauthorised access takes place within the working area and placing a tarpaulin sheet on the ground underneath the hopper area to contain any concrete spillages
  • removing the pipes, rubber seals, coupling connectors, and securing pins from the Concrete Pump vehicle and laying them out in the correct order ready to be fastened together
  • securing the pipes together with the rubber seals, coupling connectors, and securing pins ensuring they are firmly secured in place
  • assisting the Concrete Pump Operator with the concrete pump operation and in clearing any blockages as and when they occur
  • checking that the concrete is being pumped along the pipe work and advising the Concrete Pump Operator immediately should a blockage occur in the pipe work
  • liaising with, and remaining visual to, the Concrete Pump Operator and customer throughout the concrete pour to ensure no problems are encountered and communicate via agreed hand signals as necessary
  • dismantling the pipe work and cleaning the work equipment before placing it all safely back on the concrete pump vehicle once the concrete pour has been completed
  • reporting any problems as they are encountered to the Concrete Pump Operator and involving the Assistant Transport Manger or Transport & Plant Manager where necessary
  • undertaking work within the picking station/yard when concrete pump work cannot be provided

The Ideal Concrete Pump Operative/Labourer

  • Reliable, flexible, and adaptable
  • Hardworking and conscientious, with an excellent work ethic and attitude to work
  • Good manual handling skills and techniques and be physically fit
  • Ability to work in a busy and fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure
  • Fully understands the importance of health and safety and has good health and safety knowledge and awareness
  • Professional, positive, motivated, and pro-active approach to any given situation


  • £11.44 hourly rate (time and a half paid for Saturday working) and a weekly bonus payment
  • 25 days holiday which increases to 27 after 5 years service, and 30 after 10 years service
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Death in Service Life Cover after 1 years service


  • Free uniform
  • Structured training programme
  • Potential to advance within the Company into other roles
  • Free parking


Concrete Pump Operative/Labourer hours are between 7.00 am to 6.00 pm Monday to Friday and  Saturdays from 7.00 am to 2.00 pm on a rota basis.

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