Driver/ Yard Operative

Closing Date

Edinburgh East


Altrad Generation is the UK’s leading supplier of Scaffolding, Temporary Fencing, Light Access, Edge Protection, Safety Decking and Groundworks for hire and sale and at the forefront of our industry for over 60 years, with a reputation built on engineering and service excellence. This enables us to deliver the right temporary work solution for our customers, whatever, the scale or complexity of the project. Our customers include civil engineering and construction contractors, asset owners, and consulting engineering firms through to small builders.

Job Summary

As a Driver for Altrad Generation, you will be responsible for delivering a professional driving service for the company. You will be required to assist in the loading and unloading of vehicles and taking ownership of all loads complying to transport regulations ensuring all loads are safely secured, strapped and warning signs are correctly displayed if needed. When you are not driving you will be working as a yard operative, this ranges from loading, unloading, and transporting various materials on site. You’ll also be conducting regular checks on machinery and on the yard. Additionally, you’ll assist customers on site whilst providing them with excellent customer service.


Person Specification:

  • Driving Licence (essential)
  • Clean licence (preferred)
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written
  • Forklift licence (essential)
  • Ideally, a minimum of 12 months of driving experience
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team player


In Return we offer:

  • Competitive pay rate
  • 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health cash plan
  • Excellent contributory company pension scheme
  • Long service award
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free life insurance
  • PPE is provided
  • Annual leave

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