Yard Operative/Handyperson

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 basic experience in plumbing, joinery or electrical work would be an advantage.

Your main attribute is your willingness to learn and your attitude, if you like DIY and can turn your hand to any task, we would like to hear from you.

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
  • 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 in plumbing, joinery or electrical work is an advantage
  • 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

  • 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 formEqual Opportunities form and a full CV here.

To apply via post please send your completed Application formEqual Opportunities form and full CV to Bridget Bonsall, Drinnick Road, Nanpean, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7TU, United Kingdom.

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications, therefore only shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 – 14 days.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE