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Yard Operative – Bedford

Role: Yard Operative – Bedford – 45 hours per week – 7.30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday

About you:

Are you a determined individual? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Yard Operative to join our talented and high respected team at our Bedford Depot.

You will be responsible for the preparation of all plant equipment for our skilled engineers to complete their pre hire checks. You will also be responsible for the tidiness and organisation of the yard whilst ensuring you follow all health and safety procedures. You will be familiar with driving plant equipment and will support the drivers by ensuring that the equipment is ready for them to deliver when required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for keeping yard areas clean and tidy
  • Loading and unloading of equipment
  • Off Hire damages noted and reported
  • Ensure that any plant equipment leaving the depot has been refuelled, pressure washed & cab is clean
  • Machines parked in correct areas
  • Occasional deliveries with pick-up & trailer


  • Be able to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Always ensures work is completed to a high standard
  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Keep up to date with Company policies and procedures
  • Ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Driving licence


  • Experience working in the Plant Hire industry
  • Towing licence

What benefits we provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days annual leave per annum plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company sick pay scheme

About Ourselves:

We are a national family run business established in 1974 by Morris Leslie. Originally a plant sales company, over the past four decades we have diversified into other areas, many relating to the agricultural and construction sectors where we made our name.

Delivering first-class customer service is the constant focus of our Plant Hire team. That’s why we only hire out the best and youngest machines from our 15 depots around the UK. With an outstanding track record in supplying telehandlers, excavators, dumpers and rollers to the country’s construction, housebuilding and civil engineering sectors, we provide national coverage with local service.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person