Yard Operative

Yard Operative Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Yard Operative to join our team.


  • Site visits to carry out repairs as required;
  • Assist in the safe loading and unloading of cabins / buildings and materials. Maintain good housekeeping in the yard and workshop at all times;
  • Ensuring upkeep of all plant, tools, property and services;
  • Adhering to Health and Safety at all times;
  • Working outside;
  • Lifting up to 20KG;
  • Adhere to current health and safety legislation;
  • Working closely with Order Management, Transport and other departments at all times;
  • Stacking pallets;
  • Cleaning down work areas;
  • Servicing of mobile welfare units as required;
  • Taking written and verbal instruction;
  • Minimise material wastage;
  • Keep the forklift truck in good and serviceable condition;
  • Loading and unloading of equipment.


  • Good numeracy and literacy skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Basic use of hand tools;
  • Committed to offering first class customer service;
  • Key Attributes;
  • Able to multi task and prioritise busy workload;
  • Experience of plumbing, joinery or electrical (would suit a handyman);
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure;
  • An enthusiastic team player;
  • Motivated self-starter;
  • Proactive Expert time manager;
  • Highly professional, positive attitude;
  • Displays integrity in all interactions;
  • Thorough, methodical approach.