Yard Operative

Closing date: 
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 22:59
United Kingdom

About The Role

M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions are looking to recruit a Yard Operative for our Depot in Castleford, West Yorkshire.

MGroup Services Plant & Fleet Solutions supports our frontline operations by providing compliant, innovative and fit-for-purpose Vehicles, Plant and Equipment. We currently provide a comprehensive fleet of over 6,500 trucks, vans and cars, together with over 15,000 items of general plant and specialist utilities equipment from our Regional Supply Depots.

As the Yard Operative your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Control of the Castleford Yard areas, ensuring that the yards are maintained to a high standard, including organisation of vehicles and equipment, in the designated areas, cleanliness of the yard(s), and workshop areas.
  • Support as required for preparation of equipment / tools / vehicles as directed.
  • Control the movement of all visitors to the site, ensuring that they have followed the booking in process and are aware of site rules through induction.
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy yard space, including removal of rubbish, and vegetation as required.           
  • Follow and adopt safe systems of work and safe storage of assets.
  • Assist visitors to site including but not limited to, loading and unloading deliveries, and assist with customer €™s with vehicle swop overs, supporting contractors on site as requested.
  • Assist with the preparation of plant / vehicles and other assets ready for hire including painting cleaning and other tasks as required.
  • Deputises for the valeter during periods of absence.
  • Secure yard areas at the end of each shift as required.                            

Skills & Knowledge Requirement

  • Good level of education, literacy and numeracy
  • Forklift licence would be preferable.
  • Excellent communicator
  • Able to work as part of a team  
  • It is essential that the successful individual is self-motivated, flexible and of a strong character  

What €™s in it for you?

  • 21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Career advancement in M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions  
  • On the job training

About The Company
  Morrison Utility Services is the UK €™s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water, gas and telecom sectors across the UK & Ireland.   Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.   Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people €™s skills and expertise.   We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day.   We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees.   Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.

 €˜M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.   We are committed to equal opportunities.

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