Vacancy for Yard Operative

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Location Westfield, London, Stratford E20
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday (5 days out of 7)
Working Times Between 8:00pm and 08:00am
Shift Pattern Nights
Working Hours per Week 37.5 hours
Pay Rate £11.05 per hour
Job Reference OP/49004

Working within a busy team, help to ensure the effective management of materials on a major customer building/demolition site.  

Under the instruction of the Yard Manager you will check, measure and service scaffold components which are returned from the sites and make them fit for re-use. 

You will:

  •  You’ll work as a team member with scaffolders, drivers and other operatives to ensure the site operates efficiently and effectively. 
  • You’ll also ensure that safe working practices and Company procedures are complied with at all times.
  • Carry out a range of general duties to ensure that the yard is kept tidy at all times.
  • Ensure an excellent service is constantly delivered.

To succeed in the role you will need:

  • Experience in a similar, operational role
  • Basic Electrical Safety Competence: Access, Movement & Egress (BESC: AME) registration - preferred
  • Appointment as an authorised ‘Person’ under National Grid Safety Rules - preferred
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • A current driving licence.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong team-working skills.

This role is a starting point within the scaffolding / construction industry and for the right candidate we would be willing to offer further training such as scaffolding and Fork Lift Truck driving.

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.