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Transport Office Administrator

Job Title: Transport Office Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Trowbridge
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 582RCT
Contact Name: Cheryl Carrick
Contact Email: cheryl.carrick@24-7staffing.co.uk
Job Published: June 06, 2019 16:53

Job Description

24-7 Staffing are proud to be working in partnership with Wessex Water who have a long term vacancy to work in a 2 person team, working closely together in a busy transport office environment as a Transport Office Administrator in their Trowbridge office.

Role information:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8am to 4pm each day, although there is some flexibility available to these hours.
  • £9.00 per hour

Job role:

Answering telephone and email requests.

Generating weekly schedule, fulfilling operations and supply requirements.

Raising reactive and ad hoc work as required.

Managing full-time equivalent shifts and agency requirements.

Checking missed/dropped/non departed and missing route headers daily.

Calling partners and other departments to arrange and book various jobs.

Manually enter contactor loads onto a computer system.

Updating contractor spreadsheet or database when in use.

Informing drivers of changes to shift, loads and vehicles.

Entering holidays (controller to sanction) and sickness into database.

Sourcing external contractors (controller to sanction).

Generating weekly driver vehicle schedules and changing staff/vehicle subject to leave/servicing.

Liaising with controllers for account system changes.

Sending group texts to drivers i.e. safety messages/shift changes and overtime availability.


Skills required:

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent computer skills.

A proven track record in scheduling vehicles and staff around given constraints.

The ability to cope with a daily changing workload.

Ability to work under pressure.

An understanding of sewage treatment processes (would be beneficial but not essential).

Ability to multitask.

Geographical knowledge of the Wessex Water Region.

A flexible approach to problem-solving.

Methodical with attention to detail.

Knowledge of the transport industry and EU regulations.



Working with one of the Nation’s leading utility companies

Free onsite parking

Free tea and coffee making facilities

We offer a full PAYE package

Up to 28 days paid holiday

Company pension scheme

Ongoing training and support

Uncapped paid referral scheme

Other company rewards and schemes throughout the year


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