Scaffolding Yard Supervisor

    Nov 13, 2023
    Princess Margaret Road East Tilbury, RM188RH, Tilbury, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Rate per hour
    Contact Number
    01375 800613


    Job details

    Pay – Negotiable depending on previous experience.

    Job type: Full-time


    Weekend availability (To meet demand)

    Monday to Friday

    • Is an office job not for you?
    • Do you enjoy working outside?
    • Would you like a physical job where you can lead a team, gain skills and help drive change?

    If so, this could be the job for you! We have an exciting opportunity for a yard supervisor to join our team based in East Tilbury.

    SMD Scaffolding is based in East Tilbury. We carry out a wide range of projects across London, Essex and the Southeast.

    Our Yard Supervisors are crucial, they help us to manage the organisation and efficiency of the yard, embedding a culture of Health & Safety and Quality across the team.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Supervising and Mentoring

    • Supervising a team of yard operatives to carry out all yard processes safely and to the correct timescales and standards.
    • Training and mentoring new recruits.
    • Completion of Point of Work briefings to staff covering task specific requirements, including the completion of Toolbox Talks.
    • Carry out and ensure yard Job Sheets are correctly completed.

    Supervising the Loading/Unloading of Lorries To Daily Requirements

    • Inspect, pick and load scaffolding materials onto vehicles to daily requirements. Some heavy lifting is involved.
    • Checking loads for weights and the accuracy of loads against loading lists, ensuring only serviced and fit for purpose equipment has been loaded.
    • Ensure all the equipment returned from site is sorted, serviced, and stored neatly ready for re-use.

    Health and Safety

    • Learning and driving forwards all processes within the yard.
    • Encouraging compliance with both statutory and company requirements with regard to Health & Safety
    • Report all Accidents/Incidents/Near Misses/Complaints to the SHEQ Team and Line Manager immediately.
    • Maintaining a safe and tidy working environment.


    • Previous supervisory experience/ construction experience / labouring/ physical outdoor role an advantage.
    • Driving licence essential.
    • Forklift licence an advantage but not essential.
    • Good level of physical fitness.
    • Strong team-player who is willing to get involved.
    • Problem solving, working on own initiative.

    What you will need?

    • you will need to be highly motivated.
    • Self-starter with a can-do attitude.
    • Responsibility
    • The ability to develop processes and improve efficiency.
    • Be able to work under pressure.


    If you think this is something that appeals to you and if you want to be part of a team which works hard, supports and helps each other, with the opportunity to learn new skills and progress in a successful company then we would love to hear from you.

    Hours: 10:00 – 20:00

    Job Location: Princess Margaret Road, East Tilbury, Essex, RM18 8RH

    Salary: To be discussed as this will be dependent on proven experience.

    Job Types: Permanent, Full-time


    • Monday to Friday
    • Overtime
    • Weekend availability

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • East Tilbury: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

    Work Location: In person


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