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Yardsperson /Labourer

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Location:
Bristol - Plant
Business Unit:
Plant Hire
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
Advertising End Date:
29 Nov 2019
Our Business Unit

Founded in 1946, Selwood is a £80m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has an extensive Plant fleet available for hire or sale from our network of regional branches across England and Wales. Our teams have an unrivalled depth of technical expertise and we are proud to deliver exceptional customer service and plant hire solutions. Our Plant Hire range includes excavators, dumpers, tele handlers, rollers and compressors.
About The Role
To support the operations of our busy Bristol branch, Selwood Plant are inviting applications for the position of Yardsperson / Labourer to join our friendly team based our at our branch site in Avonmouth.
 
This role will provide vital support to the branch operations and will be yard based assisting with various duties in conjunction with the loading and unloading of lorries to ensure timely delivery of our Plant equipment in time to meet our customers expectations.
 
Task and Responsibilities within the yard:
  • To keep the yard and workshops in a clean and tidy state at all times.
  • To assist with loading and unloading of vehicles, checking against paperwork, missing, damages and fuel charges when needed.
  • To assist fitting staff when required, with tasks as instructed, i.e. lifting, moving, in depot or on-site.
  • To clean hire equipment prior to entry to workshop, using pressure/steam-cleaning equipment.
  • To be polite and co-operative with staff/customers, and, when on-site, be aware of promoting the Company.
  • To be able to communicate accurately to your supervisor, work colleagues and customers re job specifications when required e.g. ETA’s and missing and damaged items, obtaining signatures and names when delivering/collecting.
  • To comply with all PPE requirements for Selwood or site regulations

Qualifications & Skills required:

  • Forklift Licence.
  • Previous work history within a similar environment
  • Good communicator with a can do attitude.
  • Reliability is essential for this position.
  • Physically fit due to the nature of the work within this role.
 
 

 

What we can offer you
 Selwood are pleased to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications, Pension scheme, 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Childcare vouchers and free onsite parking.
 
This role covers Monday to Friday 40 hours a week.
 
Selwood support the development and training of our staff and we will provide in house courses applicable to this position.