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 MP Skills are looking for experienced individuals to join our growing team! 

Industry Mobile Plant and Vocational Qualification Assessor (South of England)

Job Description

MP Skills is the leading provider of mobile plant training and assessment into the extractives, contracting and mineral processing industries. Due to the retirement of one of the team, we are seeking an individual who has current operator cards and has the skills and desire to become a leading industry assessor and trainer. The individual will be responsible for the delivery of a range of training and assessment delivery operations via MP Skills. Ideally located in the south of England, the post requires travel across England, Scotland, and Wales with occasional night work. The work will involve liaising with personnel at all levels.

Desired Skills & Experience

In order to succeed in this position the candidate will need to possess strong customer facing skills and experience with an appetite to exceed targets; ideally with expertise gained from operating in the quarrying, mining, construction, or land-based sector with sound knowledge of health, safety, and environmental issues. At the same time the candidate must also have excellent written, verbal communication, and presentational skills with an ability to be able to work with limited supervision and able to prioritise workloads in order to meet the overall business objectives.

The individual must hold current blue plant operator cards and ideally hold an Assessor Qualification, however, MP Skills will give the right candidate the skills and qualifications needed to become an assessor. He or she needs to be fully competent on a range of plant such as 360 excavatorwheel loading shovel, and dumpers. Experience in the contracting and road building environment would also be an advantage.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated and have a flexible ‘can do’ approach to work. A full driving license is essential as travel and overnight stays away from home will be required.

Company Description

MP Skills is the leading non-profit sector-specific training and assessment provider for the extractive and minerals processing and related manufacturing industries. We offer a range of industry schemes, training, and assessment provision specialising in health, safety, and environmental aspects. 

Additional Information

Type: Full-time

For more information and to apply contact: Dyfed.Jones@MpSkills.co.uk 

Freelance Driver CPC Trainers:

This position offers an excellent day rate as well as full training prior to your beginning delivery of our renowned Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) Courses. Industry experience is essential in delivering this essential training qualification and some weekend work will be required. We'd be particularly interested in hearing from candidates with Truck Mixer experience.

Want to know more? Contact MP Skills Office Manager Charlotte Pearson on 0115 983 5755 for more.


Freelance Assessors:

We're looking for new freelance assessors to deliver Vocational Qualifications and/or the MPQC Plant Operator Scheme Assessment

These roles would really suit a current Plant Operator looking to change roles or seeking more flexible working. Experience in operating different types of plant or roadbuilding is essential but full training is given ahead of beginning the role. The position will be on a freelance basis with an excellent rate of pay.

For more information click here or contact Melanie Binks or Fiona Slack.