Yard Labourer

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd is a family run business owned and run by the Smith family since 1982. Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd has grown from a single owner-operated plant hire company to a multifaceted group with family values still firmly at the heart of each project undertaken. At Smiths we pride ourselves on our ethics of reliability and hard work which enables us to deliver a wide range of services that we can all be proud of. We specialise in Construction, Waste Management, Plant Hire, Demolition and Transport operations

Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd are seeking a Yard Labourer to be responsible for the tidy presentation and overall operations and maintenance of the Avonmouth depot within the Waste division.

This role includes, but is not limited to:

Maintaining a clean and safe working environment in all Yard and Workshop areas.

  • Performing regular stock checks.
  • Coordinating with management to ensure all tasks are achieved on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring equipment is clean and tidy and stored safely.
  • Yard Activities
  • General Housekeeping
  • Waste Reception Monitoring / Directing
  • Materials sorting
  • Picking Line Processing
  • Manual Handling Activities
  • Trained in the use of mobile plant as required FLT, Loading Shovel

The successful candidate must ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner, in accordance with specifications and ‘Good Practice’ requirements. You must also adhere to and promote compliance with current H&S legislation and Company-specific Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.

Qualities and Skills

  • Organised and highly motivated, with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Adaptable with a methodical approach to work.
  • Able to work in line with strong Company values.
  • Reliable with a good work ethic
  • Used to working outside
  • Hold a full UK driving licence


  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • Staff discount on skip hire
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Family-run business
  • Progression opportunities
  • Commitment from employers to continued learning and development
  • Access to mental health support

Closing Date:

August 31, 2022


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