Yard Assistant

Wernick Power Solutions are looking to employ a Yard Assistant based in our Glasgow depot.

The purpose of the role is to maintain full and safe operational functionality and presentation of a wide range of Wernick Power Solution hire equipment and accessories.

Checking, cleaning, servicing, maintenance and record-keeping to be consistently carried out to the standards set down by the Company in accordance with the published procedures and with Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental standards.

The objective is to maximise equipment safety, reliability, availability and presentation. Also, to load and unload equipment, cleanliness of workshop and yard space.

The role will be primarily to cover

  • Routine Inspection, Testing and Servicing
  • Safety, Quality and Environment
  • Equipment and Premises
  • Records and Reports
  • General

Person specification


  • Strong interest in mechanical or electrical equipment
  • Enthusiasm for practical problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous and methodical
  • Able to plan, prioritise and organise own work
  • Takes responsibility and is committed to delivering results
  • Has a serious approach to safety and quality
  • Keen to learn new skills
  • Likes variety and cooperates when flexibility is required

Skills, Experience and Knowledge


  • Generally, skills and experience in mechanical or electrical disciplines and handling which are relevant to the scope of equipment types involved in the role
  • Competent in maintenance routines
  • Current forklift licence
  • Holds a full driving licence valid in the UK


  • Hands-on experience of service and maintenance of mechanical or electrical equipment

What you will get in return

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance (rising with service)
  • Option to buy extra holidays
  • Group pension
  • Life assurance
  • Annual Salary review – takes place each January
  • Life Insurance 2 x annual salary
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Family run and well established, secure company (trading over 80 years)
  • Open door policy
  • Employee Referral scheme
  • Benefits scheme (discounted retailers scheme)
  • Corporate Eyecare Scheme through Specsavers
  • Message the MD/CEO / Staff Satisfaction Survey

To apply via email please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application form, Equal Opportunities form and full CV to Craig Blessing, Wernick Power Solutions, Greenhills Industrial Estate, Coltswood Road, Coatbridge, ML5 2AG.

This is a full time position.

No agencies please