Forklift Driver - More Details

Division: Lioncourt Homes
Department: Build
Location: Clayton / Hempsted
Closing Date: 08/06/2023
No. of positions: 2

Our Story

The Lioncourt Group is unique within the house building industry and we are very proud to be distinctly different. It is our culture, focus on quality and success that inspires all employees in the Lioncourt Group to deliver exceptional performance.

Throughout our 15 years in operation, we have made massive strides to grow the business and have also been nimble on our feet to quickly adapt to changing market conditions.


Our Culture


Our culture is a key ingredient of our success and is one of devolving decision making and providing support to everyone who works within the business, as well as our business partners. The key pillars of our culture are:


Pride – pride in our work, our Company and our achievements


Trust – we trust each other’s ability to do our roles, we are honest, we have integrity and respect for everyone.


Agility – we adapt quickly to change and have created a supportive but flexible environment.


Quality – we are all highly driven by quality and proud to be a 5 Star Home Builder. We are focused on quality of build, design and customer service.


Fulfilling – Working at Lioncourt is a rewarding and enjoyable experience.


Key Responsibilities


As a key member of the Lioncourt Homes Site team this is an active and sometimes physically demanding role based on a construction site which will require excellent organisational skills and  communication skills alongside a strong team working ethos.


Time driving the forklift will be dependent upon how busy the site is and the Forklift Driver will be required to carry out general laboring duties in order to assist both the Lioncourt Site team and our sub-contract partners on the project. There will be the necessity to traverse the site across and around excavations should the need arise and there will be times of working in inclement weather.


Duties Include:

  • Load and unload materials, either in the compound or on site, in a safe and orderly manner whilst using correct company and HS&E procedures. This may also involve manual handling of heavy and / or awkward objects and ensuring that breakages and damage to materials and site equipment are kept to a minimum


  • Take pride in ensuring the site and compound are presented to the highest levels of tidiness and free from hazards


  • Ensure that materials are stored, moved and supplied to sub-contract partners is a safe, time efficient and orderly manor


  • Comply with responsibilities as laid down in Lioncourt Homes Health, Safety and Environment Policy and as explained in site HS&E rules / procedures.


  • Wear the appropriate PPE at all times


  • Comply with company policies, procedures and instructions at all times


  • Taking an active role in ensuring sub-contract workers are following the site rules / procedures


  • Complete general laboring duties when the forklift is not required or is out of action. This will include general housekeeping. It may necessitate the climbing of ladders to access scaffolding.


  • Maintain the forklift and ancillary items to the required HS&E standards, whilst also ensuring it is clean and well-presented


  • Contribute towards improving, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company, by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change
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