Yard Operative

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Liverpool

Working Hours: Monday – Friday either 07.30am – 4:30pm or 8:00am to 5:00pm plus regular overtime (Saturday mornings 08.00am – 12.30pm paid at time and a half).

Salary: £24,356 per annum basic, up to £28,466 (including Saturday mornings)


  • Competitive salary
  • 29 days holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Uniform
  • On-site parking

Chestnut Building Centres are a family-owned independent Builders Merchant supplying a wide range of quality products at competitive prices to both trade and the public.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Yard Operative to join our team in Wavertree, Liverpool.


Responsibilities – Yard Operative:

  • The Yard Operative will assist in the running of a busy builder’s yard
  • Serve customers quickly and efficiently                                 
  • Collate orders for delivery
  • Receive and check incoming deliveries
  • Ensure paperwork is accurate 
  • Assist with regular stock takes
  • Maintain standards of cleanliness and safety within the working environment
  • Undertake any reasonable task from time to time at the Branch Manager’s request as may be deemed appropriate within the scope of the post


Requirements – Yard Operative:

  • You must have a Forklift Licence
  • An understanding of general building, roofing and timber materials
  • Flexible ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Able to work effectively in a team or alone under own initiative
  • Strong communication skills