Yard Operative

Posted On: 10 January 2022

KDM Hire Ltd are currently seeking to recruit a Yard Operative for our Cookstown depot. The successful candidate will be responsible for checking machines thoroughly at off-hire and maintaining the yard, assisting both customers and delivery personnel with loading and unloading of equipment and will also help maintain inventory.Duties:

  • Carry out thorough inspections and cleaning of hire equipment effectively.
  • Carry out full function and safety testing.
  • Assist with loading and unloading of vehicles.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organised working area.
  • Instruct customers in the proper use of equipment and demonstrate operation when necessary (full training will be provided).
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental legislation, regulations, and company policies and procedures.

The Person:

  • Must be reliable and have a flexible approach to work.
  • Must have good communication and customer service skills.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good problem-solving skills and completes tasks thoroughly.


  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the operation of forklift trucks and/or scissor and boom lifts would be advantageous.
  • Driving experience.

Hours of work: 42.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday between the hours of 7am and 8pm as per yard shift pattern including Saturdays on a rotational basis from 7.45am – 12.30pm.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Location: Cookstown
Reference Number: YO/02/22
Closing Date:
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