CV, British Forklift driver with Building skills targets Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 12035

Skills keywords: civil earthworks, drainage
Short Bio:

Committed, hardworking and reliable professional with extensive experience in the construction industry; knowledgeable in construction procedures, methods, practices, materials, equipment, tools, precautions and utilities; adept at performing semi-skilled and skilled construction tasks; analytical with good time management and problem-resolution skills, able to conduct routine inspections and preventative maintenance of equipment; organized and rational

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Australia

Education and Qualification

June 1983

Craft Certificate in Brickwork

City and Guilds of London Institute

June 1984

The Advanced Craft Certificate in Brickwork

City and Guilds of London Institute

Professional Qualification

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)

Reg. No.: 00325110

Plant Operator

CP Construction Plant CS Competence Scheme

Reg. No.: 00325110/1

Competent Operator

Professional Experience

May 2013 – Present

Driver/Forklift Operator

Hather Plant Hire, Rotherham, UK

• Operates a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack and count merchandise; maneuvers 360° excavators above 10 tons on various sites; loads dump trucks and lorries as well as crushers and screens.

• Keeps appropriate records and reports to guarantee tight inventory control and security; assists in physical inventories; ensures proper stock rotation.

• Maintains a clean, neat and orderly work area; conducts operation in compliance to health and safety standards.

• Administers footings, drainage, bulk earthworks, civil and road works, and remediation work.

Nov. 2004 – May 2013

Working Foreman

Sanderson Building Services Ltd, Unit 2, William Street, Swinton, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

• Interpreted and set out activities based on the technical drawings and plans; worked on small to medium sized building projects.

• Handled dug fittings by means of a mini digger; worked alongside other companies and trades; performed and managed all aspects of groundwork along with drainage and stone works, concreting, and brick and block laying; operated a tracked excavator above 10 tons.

• Filled out risk assessment forms; maintained health and safety on site.

• Dealt with both commercial and domestic customers; carried out repairs, refurbishments and maintenance for housing associations and schools internally and externally which included doing all types of property repairs, roofing repairs, ceramic tiling, wall and floor tiles, basic plumbing, electrics and joinery.

Jun. 1994 – Nov. 2004


Hather Plant Hire, Sheffield Road, Rotherham

• Worked with machineries and equipment such as 360 degree excavators, loading dumpers, road lorries, loading crushers and screens; drove and operated various makes of plants above and below 10 tons.

• Utilized various attachments such as grabs, hammers and screens; conducted daily safety checks on machines used and changed buckets and other attachments.

• Worked on various sites and performed tasks such as digging out for drains on housing and commercial projects as well as road constructions, land clearance and reclamation.

Aug. 1993 – Jun. 1994

Working Foreman

Caird Environmental, Meadow Bank Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Mar. 1991 – Aug. 1993

Britflex Ltd, UK


Jan. 1990 – Oct. 1990


Assistant Foreman

Jul. 1985 – Jan. 1990


Self-employed Builder

June 1981 – July 1985

Rotherham Borough Council

Apprentice Bricklayer

Additional Skills Training:

Nov. 2009

Radiodetection Operator Training

Radiodetection – SBS

Dec. 2008

DLM Forklift Training

Basic Operator

Counter Balance/Lansing/ElectricDec.


Health & Safety and Operating Standard for:

CCM Safety & Training Services

June 1984

National Joint Council for the Building Industry by the National Joint Apprenticeship Board

Tracked Excavator 360

Completed an Approved Apprenticeship in the Craft of Bricklaying

Prefabricated Access Suppliers and Manufacturers Association (PASMA)

Assembly Use Alteration Dismantle Inspection

Euro1 Transport Training Services

1 Tonne Skip and 5 Tonne


Lift Truck Operator

Additional Skills:

• Fork Lift License (ITSSAR)

• Mini Digger License (ITSARR)

• Abrasive Wheels Course