Yard Hand

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Yard Hand

Department: Factory

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Supervisor

Direct Reports: None

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To assemble towers using basic hand tools, fettling as required. Packing jobs using pre-fabricated components.

Duties Include:

  • To part build some jobs using basic hand tools.
  • To fettle work ready for assembly.
  • To assemble jobs, collecting the different parts, checking for shortages and packing as required.
  • To assist in the offloading of lorries, storing work in the yard in a safe and agreed manner and conducting basic quality checks.
  • Liaising with delivery drivers, assisting with the loading of lorries.
  • Operate safety equipment and use safe working habits at all times.
  • Other duties as required appropriate to the level of this role.


  • Happy to work out doors in all weathers (PPE supplied).
  • Happy to undertake physical/manual work as a large part of their job.
  • Willing to work overtime when required.
  • Effective team worker.
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Full understanding of health and safety and safe working behaviours in a manufacturing/industrial/yard environment.
  • Counterbalance FLT (Fork Lift Truck) licence a benefit.

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