Yard Operative/Handyman

17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The UK's oldest independent hirer and manufacturer of modular and portable buildings is looking for a Yard Operative to join our growing team. You will be joining a family owned business that has more than doubled in size in the last five years, as well as recently posting record profits. We are looking for new talent to help achieve our aim of being number one in our sector.

Who we are looking for: The Yard Operative is responsible for processing instructions received from the Yard Foreman as requested, ensuring quality, safety, security, and minimising wastage.

To be successful in this role you will need to have basic experience in plumbing, joinery or electrical work. You will have excellent time management skills, with the ability to juggle a busy workload and remain calm under pressure. Being an enthusiastic team player with a commitment to offering first class customer service is essential.

Key Responsibilities

Cleaning, painting and general maintenance to cabins / buildings as instructed.

Servicing of mobile welfare units as required.

Site visits to carry out repairs as required.

Ensure all furniture is checked on return to the yard, removed from cabins and put back into storage.

Keep the forklift truck in good and serviceable condition.

Minimise material wastage.

Assist in the safe loading and unloading of cabins / buildings and materials. Maintain good housekeeping in the yard and workshop at all times.

Adhere to current health and safety legislation.

Skills and Experience

Experience of plumbing, joinery or electrical (would suit a handyman)

Able to multi task and prioritise busy workload

Key Attributes

Committed to offering first class customer service

An enthusiastic team player

Motivated self-starter

Thorough, methodical approach

Displays integrity in all interactions

Ability to work effectively under pressure

Proactive Expert time manager

Highly professional, positive attitude

What you will get in return: Described by employees as a great place to work, the business prides itself on its open door policy and family atmosphere. It credits employees as the key to its ongoing success and invests heavily in training, development and welfare. In addition to competitive remuneration, the Company offers 22 days holiday which rises with service.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7-14 days