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Site Administrator

  • Rainham Marshes, Coldharbour lane, RM13 9YQ
  • 22000 - 24000
  • Full time
  • Closing date: 29/02/2020
  • Land & Water Services

Responsible for:   Administration of waste transfer documentation and commercial information.


The project:          Land and Water Remediation are looking for an Administrator to join our team at the Rainham Lagoons. We are restoring a wetland habitat, re-using material generated from our in-house dredging operations on the Thames, and major infrastructure projects. Our main site activity utilises our own wharf to unload and transport materials from barges and managing the disposal of those materials once onsite.



The role:                You will be responsible for administering the waste transfer documentation, assisting the site team, and refining the processes and procedures in all aspects of the site to comply with environmental regulations. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in administrative duties, and have experience working in a high volume/fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent IT (MS suite – particularly excel at intermediate level) and communication skills, patience, and will work diligently to complete duties keeping in mind the business objectives.



Key responsibilities:




  • Positive, helpful attitude in dealing with fellow employees and clients.
  • A proactive attitude to H&S and people’s welfare.
  • Adhering to a positive and productive working culture.
  • Manage your own performance. Conduct yourself in a professional manner and provide support to your colleagues whenever it is needed.
  • Supporting the Project Administrator and Compliance Officer in the efficient administration of disposal records
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the team and clients to ensure information is shared/distributed





  • Collection, administration and distribution of disposal documentation to respective stakeholders (duty of care and weighbridge tickets)
  • Supporting the commercial supervisor in compiling substantiation for commercial claims
  • Accurately input cost records into the onsite cost system.
  • Maintain full and accurate records of waste transfers into the site
  • Monitoring the weighbridge to ensure that all necessary information is captured
  • When required operate the on-site weighbridge efficiently and complete necessary paperwork/reporting.




  • Co-ordinating disposal locations with the onsite team to ensure complete paper trail.
  • Continually refining the sites systems and processes




  • Passion & Excellence: - pursue a can-do attitude; being proactive and owning your work. Challenge the status quo and love what you do
  • Respect – be aware of your impact on others; value openness and carefully listen to the review of others. Respect your colleagues, self and environment. Look after the tools of your trade.
  • Collaboration – work together to achieve a common goal
  • Empathy – demonstrate a caring approach to your colleagues, customers and self
  • Honesty & Integrity – when something goes wrong – own it! Learn from mistakes and avoid it happening again.

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