Yard Operative

Mantis Cranes Ltd is a family owned, leading provider of Tower Cranes to the construction industry in the UK. Our fleet consists of Flat Top, Self Erecting and Luffing Tower Cranes along with all crane accessories. We pride ourselves with our customer service whilst also creating a fun and friendly working environment for all our employees.

In order to support the company operating a large fleet of hire cranes, we currently have a position become available for a Yard Operative based at our depot in Rushden, Northamptonshire.

The purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth running of our busy storage yard particularly that all crane orders are correctly loaded and dispatched and checked back in on return from hire. It will also involve assisting service engineers in routine maintenance of cranes so some mechanical experience is an advantage.

The candidate will be required to work as an individual or as part of a team, in order to
provide the following (but not limited to)-

• Loading and Unloading of all Equipment
• PDI’s and Off Hire Inspections
• Dispatch paperwork
• To be responsible for the appearance of equipment
• To assist in routine maintenance of cranes, generators and accessories
• To maintain yard in an orderly manner
• To be responsible for stores and stock control
• Ability to work outdoors in all weather

The successful applicant will be able to drive a telehandler where some mechanical knowledge and experience would be beneficial. They will be self motivated and able to safely work both alone or as part of a team, in compliance with all current Health and Safety regulations and Company policies. A clean driving licence is essential.
This position offers possible advancement for the right person within the service team over time. The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate an ability to contribute to and work flexibly as part of a small team.

Possession of a drivers licence and a fluency is English is essential.


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