Yard Operative – Equans – Grimsby


Domain: Domestic Services/Caretaking

Job type: Standard

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for a Yard Operative to be based in Grimsby DN31. This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary £23,500 per annum and benefits package.

Key Accountabilities

Working in a fast-paced construction environment, you will have the ability to carry out multiple tasks and yard duties.
You will be able to drive a telescopic handler and forklift, subject to license, training and competency.
You will be health and safety conscious and be able to work with minimal supervision
You will be competent to load waste into HGV lorries and skips using a telescopic handler.
You will be competent to load and unload materials from delivery vehicles using a forklift with grab attachment.
You will undertake daily stock checks of stored materials, equipment and stored fuels.
You will undertake routine checks of small plant and equipment, such as masonry cutters, floor saws, breakers, pedestrian operated rollers and all ancillary equipment and tools appropriate to highway operations.
You will undertake housekeeping of the yard and secure compounds to ensure they are maintained in a safe condition.
You will assist the Highway Supervisor and Highway Maintenance Manager with general duties as required.
Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this level.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of £23,500 per annum and benefits package, which includes.

Pension Scheme
24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Applicants must hold a recognised telehandler and forklift licence.
Applicants should have experience working in a Depot / Yard environment.
Applicants should have excellent communication skills.
Applicants should preferably be able to demonstrate a level of competency in construction type activities, although training will be provided to suitable applicants.
Applicants must be prepared to work outdoors in a physically demanding environment.
Applicants must have good organisational skills, a systematic approach to work and be able to maintain accurate records.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development.
Applicants should be flexible to meet the needs of the service.

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

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At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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