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Yard Operative

Date: 09-Jan-2021

Location: Immingham, NLN, GB

Company: WillScot | Mobile Mini

Reporting structure

Yard Operative will have direct reporting line to the Yard Foreman.

Working within a team of Yard operatives, you will be responsible to carry out routine and repair maintenance and modifications to units in a proficient and timely manner and in line with company quality standards ensuring that our containers are well maintained and available to for hire to our customers. Your duties may vary from cleaning, painting, basic Carpentry, basic plumbing, electrical, welding, fitting plaster boards and joinery but training will be provided.

The ideal candidate would have some experience of the hire industry, however this is not essential as training and coaching would be provided.

Please note, this role is mainly cleaning of all facilities, cleaning of our units and toilets in our accommodation units.


Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively carry out cleaning and painting of cabins and containers in a proficient and timely manner
  • Taking ownership of quality and productivity of all work undertaken
  • Complete all necessary paperwork as requested, to include repair and job sheets
  • Carry out on site repairs on cabins as requested, always acting in a professional manner and working to a high standard.
  • Carry out on site assessments.  
  • Maintain a strict customer focus and a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Maintain the company service van in a clean and presentable manner.
  • Comply with company procedure when checking units in and out of the yard
  • Report any faults in the workshop environment to the foreman
  • Ensure the yard and workshop is kept clean and tidy on a daily basis
  • Comply with the Company’s Health and Safety procedures at all times
  • A flexible approach to overtime
  • Working on own initiative and to tight deadlines


Competencies and qualifications

  • Previous experience in joinery, basic electrics, plumbing or welding is desirable
  • Valid Driving Licence
  • CSCS is desirable
  • Take personal ownership of the safety of themselves and those around them
  • Takes the initiative and seeks out additional work wherever possible
  • Communicates in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Welcomes and acts on constructive feedback
  • Highly motivated with the ability and desire to make a difference
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, focussing on personal achievement and results
  • Willing to work flexibly when needed
  • Takes ownership of customer issues and takes immediate action to provide quality service and to promptly deal with any issues
  • Ability to communicate company information to the team ensuring they understand the company’s values, goals and results. 


What we can offer you

Competitive salary and possible overtime where available

Company bonus or commission scheme

31 days holidays, including bank holidays which will increase with service up to 34 days.

Training and career progression plans

Opportunity to buy and sell up to 4 days holiday

Friendly and supportive environment with a family like atmosphere

Paid opportunities to volunteer

A range of company benefits including Perkbox membership with access to free perks and discounts from big brands!

Free life assurance cover for 3x annual basic salary

Long Service Awards

January 2021