Posts by Dave Irons

Choosing the right plant hire employer

Construction tool hire diggers

The UK plant hire market is estimated to be worth some £3 billion and is forecast for growth to 2022. It is, therefore, not surprising that there are plenty of people looking to join the industry as a way of moving their career forward. With hundreds of plant and tool hire companies based across the…

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Guide to tool and plant hire sales jobs

business sales handshake

Sales roles can be a fulfilling and exciting proposition for those who enjoy the buzz of meeting targets and building relationships with prospects. With appealing salaries with commission and bonuses on top, there is plenty of reward for talented workers who progress in the field. There is no industry that escapes the need for a…

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What makes a good mobile service engineer?

Service engineer

Great mobile service engineers are in demand and as such can attract good salaries and benefits including excellent overtime rates of pay, pensions, bonus, life assurance and company van and mobile phone. Being able to rely on the services of a dependable service engineer is a must on any construction site. With that in mind,…

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Why you should consider a career as an HGV driver

Lorry HGV on motorway

The new year is fast approaching and, for most, that means a look at their career. Are you enjoying your current role? Do you wake up and dread the working day ahead? If so, 2019 might be the year for you to look elsewhere and make some worthwhile changes to your career. A career that…

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Should the construction industry look to larger lorries?

HGV driver on motorway

Travel pollution is a hot topic. And one of the largest culprits for lowering air quality through travel is bulk movement HGVs that make their way up and down the UK in their droves every single day. Sustainable transport is making its way into the car and van market but is yet to make an…

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Interview preparation for a tool and plant hire industry job

So, you’ve had a phone call or email inviting you to an interview for a tool or plant hire job that you recently applied for. Congratulations! This means that the employer has seen enough in your CV to acknowledge that you are capable of succeeding in the role. The interview is an opportunity for you…

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What should a hire controller job advert include?

Within tool and plant hire, it is the hire controller’s job to manage all of the orders with suppliers and facilitating contracts. If a plant and tool hire supplier wants to be known for a good service, having a good hire controller in place is vital. The hire controller is the main contact for customers…

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