Driver/ Yard Operative- Newport

Job Reference: 26590

  • Job Category: Yard Operative, Driving

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times.

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: South West
  • Closing Date: 30/09/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

Are you looking for your next career move to a Company that really values your contribution and can offer you award-winning training opportunities? People truly are at the heart of our business and we believe in empowering our colleagues to develop their skills, make decisions and take on new responsibilities.

You may have heard of A-Plant Hire but did you know that we are part of the FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, the second largest equipment rental company in the world? We are continuing to experience an exciting period of company growth, so it is a great time to join our friendly team where you will play a key role in the Depot operations, helping to provide an outstanding level of customer service.

Roles and responsibilities

  • You may be required to demonstrate the item’s operation to customers, so training to a good standard of knowledge of all A Plant’s equipment will be given.

  • The completion of any relevant checks and related administration when delivering and collecting equipment.

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that all Company vehicles are driven safely, professionally and within the law at all times.

  • As the public face of A Plant you will be well presented, communicate professionally with customers on site and promote the positive image of the business

  • Cleaning and preparing equipment

  • Checking and storing off-hired equipment

  • Maintaining a clean and safe yard, workshop and storage areas

  • Liaise with customers on a day to day basis when loading and unloading job

Skills required

What you will need to bring to the role from day one:

  • A good level of physical fitness
  • It is essential that you have good communication skills with the ability to influence and represent the Company in a positive manner.
  • You will be a fully competent driver with a clean driving licence. You will be numerate, articulate and have immaculate attention to detail.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good level of Customer Service
  • Willing to undertake relevant training  and development
  • Knowledge of PPE requirements and COSHH is an advantage

Benefits

The package includes a competitive salary and a flexible rewards package including generous holiday allowance (with the opportunity to buy and sell annual leave), life assurance and a great Company pension scheme.

If you would like to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry then apply NOW!!