Mechanic and Yard Manager

  • Company Name Hultons Landscapes
  • Location Cheshire
  • Salary upto £35k with attractive benefits package
  • Position details

    To ensure all machinery and plant is in safe working order. To take responsibility for all yard based activity.




    • Carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work
    • Responding to equipment faults
    • Diagnosing breakdown problems
    • Fitting new parts and making sure equipment is working correctly
    • Carrying out quality inspections on jobs
    • Liaising with Operations Manager with regard to the safe use of all plant on site
    • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment
    • Supporting in the design of maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
    • Monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
    • Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
    • Supporting the delivery of health and safety policies and procedures
    • Working with specialist equipment, such as programme logic controllers (PLC)
    • Writing and implementing maintenance programmes
    • Monitoring and mentoring apprentices
    • Ensuring there is continuous cover of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdown
    • Yard management which includes hard and soft landscape materials and waste management control
    • Issue tools and equipment to operatives on a daily basis



    • Motor vehicle City and Guilds part 1&2


    • NVQ Level 3 Vehicle Maintenance and Repair



    • Ability to prioritise workflow
    • Experience of working to a budget and controlling costs
    • Diagnostic and problem solving skills
    • Full clean driving license
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • A good understanding of health and safety practises and the ability to support management in the enforcement of this on site
    • Experience with repair of a range of machinery to include excavators, John Deere mowers and tractors. With knowledge of stihl equipment
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role



    • Highly motivated, attention to detail and ability to multi task conflicting priorities
    • Have excellent communication skills including verbal and written
    • Willing to Work in a Team Environment
    • Flexibility in your approach to a working schedule


  • Job type Mechanic and Yard Manager
  • Application deadline 31st May 2016
  • To apply Please email or post
  • Contact name Kate Norton
  • E-mail:
  • Address:
    Barns Lane
    WA13 9UG
    United Kingdom
  • Web Site:

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