Posted: June, 2021

We are currently looking for a Yardman

Due to ongoing expansion, we are currently looking for a Yard Man

  • Permanent position
  • Full Time

Ridgway Rentals Ltd. is a family owned & run, plant hire company, this position is based at our head office in St Martins, Shropshire SY11 3PZ.
Our plant hire fleet consists of hydraulic excavators, dozers, dump trucks and other heavy plant machinery by Komatsu, JCB, Hitachi etc.


  • Keeping the yard clean and tidy
  • Organising and parking of a variety of items of plant
  • Will use telehandlers to load and unload materials
  • Ensuring H&S in the yard
  • Off hire inspections of machines


  • Has good timekeeping
  • Able to work well within a team, as well as on own initiative and be adaptable to changing situations and solve arising problems
  • Plant machinery experience is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided
  • Experience as a yardman preferred, but not essential
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers
  • The ability to follow instructions carefully and accurately, and follow safety procedures
  • Basic computer literacy

The hours of work are 07.30am – 18.00pm from Monday to Friday, with a requirement to work two Saturdays per calendar month from 08.00am – 12.00pm.

Salary will be dependent on the successful applicant’s experience.

Ridgway Rentals Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Previous applicants need not apply

If you are interested in this role please email your CV to 

Please note that we are unable to take any telephone calls relating to this position.

or send written applications to:

HR Dept.
Ridgway Rentals Ltd
Earthmover House,
Ridgway Business Park
St Martins, Oswestry,
Shropshire SY11 3PZ

About Ridgway Rentals

Ridgway Rentals is a family-owned and run company based in St. Martins near Oswestry and have been supplying Nationwide Plant Hire for over 50 years. We take great pride in the excellent service we provide to our customers and expect our staff to reflect these qualities at all times.

Our Plant Hire Fleet includes 1.5 ton Mini Diggers up to 50 Ton Tracked Excavators, Wheeled Excavators, Loading Shovels, Telehandlers, Backhoes, Dumpers, Rollers, Dump Trucks, Dozers which are all delivered nationwide along with the many different attachments as required.

For more information on what Ridgway Rentals do, please look over our website.