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Yard Operative

Yard Operative

H.W. Martin (Traffic Management) Ltd are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Yard Operative 

     Based at Blackwell, Derbyshire

Competitive rates + other benefits

Job title:                              Yard Operative

Location:                             Blackwell, Derbyshire (DE55)

Hours:                                  10 hours per day, Monday to Friday with some flexibility required.  Occasional Saturday work, based on operational requirements

Rate of Pay:                        Competitive rates + other benefits

Additional benefits:         Free parking, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance.

We are HW Martin (Traffic Management) Ltd, professional, traffic management experts operating across the country. Our vision is to be the ultimate traffic management partner of choice.

We deliver temporary traffic management on behalf of our clients on both high speed and low speed roads. But our service is more than just cones and lights, its about ensuring everyone goes home safe, happy and healthy every day, evolving our delivery so we’re always able to respond to the needs of our clients and customers, and working collaboratively with other highways professionals to add value, innovate and meet the challenges of the future head on.

At HW Martin (Traffic Management) Ltd we support each other to succeed and to become the best version of ourselves.

Due to increasing workloads an opportunity has become available to join our team. You will be working at our yard in Blackwell, undertaking a varied and physically demanding role including storage and maintenance of traffic management equipment, loading/ unloading of vehicles and maintenance to vehicles.

Key responsibilities:

  • Complying with and enforcing Health and Safety rules in yard.
  • Safely and correctly loading and unloading Traffic Management equipment from vehicles.
  • Correct and safe manoeuvre of 3.5t, 7.5t, 12t and IPV
  • Maintaining a clean and safe yard, workshop and storage areas
  • Checking and storing equipment
  • Undertaking necessary training relevant to the role
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential skills:

  • Can work in a team and independently
  • Can follow instruction and where necessary use own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a full UK driving licence

To be successful, candidates will ideally have good communications skills (verbal and written), able to work independently and follow instructions, good time management skills and a proactive and positive attitude.

Experience of working in a yard is desirable and a flexible approach to daily duties dependent on workload is required. Training will be provided to the successful candidate at our depot in Blackwell.

Next Steps:

If you are looking for a new challenge and feel you have the skills to take on this vital role then please submit your CV and covering letter stating how you meet our criteria.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons.

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