Yard Operative/ Relief Driver

Closing Date


August 1, 2022


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 Relief Driver/Yard person for Altrad Generation, your role will be varied throughout the day. This ranges from providing a professional driving service to meeting the service demands of the business. To assist in loading and unloading vehicles when required ensuring that all loads conform to transport regulations and the loads are safely secured, roped or strapped and warning signs are displayed if appropriate. Additionally, you’ll assist customers on site whilst providing them with excellent customer service.


Responsibilities and duties

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the yard, stock control, and maintenance including the servicing of equipment is carried out.


  • Ensure that all equipment within your scope of work is maintained to the highest standard.


  • Responsible for ensuring the operation of the yard stock control, transportation, and security.


  • Ensure that the housekeeping of the yard is to a high standard. Ensure the correct storage of hazardous materials and equipment within suitable areas and that cleaning and hygiene materials are available.


  • Under no circumstances operate or allow others to operate, any machinery including forklift trucks, lorry mounted cranes and slings unless you/they have been trained and are in possession of a certificate of competence to operate these machines.


The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Previous customer experience working in a service yard environment
  • Counterbalanced Forklift Licence (Essential
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Hands-on approach
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written
  • A positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Driving Licence (Essential, preferably clean)


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 provided
  • Annual leave
  • Over-time Payment
  • Fulltime 42.5 hours per week with occasional Saturday for stocktake.


The closing date for applying is Monday the 1st of August.


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