What should a hire controller job advert include?

27th July 2018

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…

Demand for construction machinery on the rise

26th June 2018

The global market for construction machinery grew by a quarter in 2017, proving that construction plant hire is a growing industry. There are many reasons for why construction machinery will be needed by the sector. From building a house to raising a skyscraper, there is a range of equipment needed to make it happen. Building…

What does a tool hire depot manager do?

29th May 2018

Tool hire depot manager vacancies often appear on our jobs list. But what’s involved in this role? Experience in and up-to-date knowledge of the tool hire industry is a given. However many other qualities are needed to succeed in this rewarding yet demanding job where no two days are the same. First rate customer service…

What skills do I need to be a field sales executive in the tools industry?

2nd May 2018

As anyone with experience will know, the tools and parts sales industry is a competitive field. So what do you need to stand out from other candidates to land that coveted field sales executive role?   What is a field sales executive? As a field sales executive, you will be out and about visiting existing…

HGV driving on UK motorway

What licence do HGV drivers need for their job?

14th March 2018

For persons both young and old, a career as a HGV driver can be a lucrative one. It provides flexibility, gives you a sense of independence and enables you to earn an excellent living while building yourself a stable future. Before you start looking for such HGV driver jobs, persons interested should bear in mind…

Fitter engineer with machinery

What are recruiters looking for in a fitter engineer?

23rd February 2018

In the UK, there are around 1.5 million people working in engineer-related roles. This means that there is a steady demand for experienced fitter engineers. So, what is a fitter engineer and how do you get into this career? What is a fitter engineer? Fitter engineers install, maintain and repair mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems…

11 of our favourite construction company slogans

11 Of our Favourite Construction Company Slogans

12th February 2018

As we are all aware big companies have created some clever and memorable slogans over the years, Nike’s ‘Just Do It’, KFC’s ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’, Nokia’s ‘Connecting People’ and even Carlsberg’s ‘Probably The Best Beer In The World’ but what about the construction industry? They too have, over the years also been quite innovative when…

Mobile service engineer on phone

What is a mobile service engineer?

23rd January 2018

Embark Recruitment work with a range of Plant, Tool and Equipment Hire industry employers. This allows us insight into the requirements and responsibilities of popular jobs in the industry. One of the most common jobs in the plant and tool hire industry is mobile service engineers. What do mobile service engineers do? A service engineer services…

MEWP hire cost and what to consider beforehand

MEWP Hire Cost and What to Consider Beforehand

10th January 2018

When considering a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform, sometimes referred to as Cherry Picker) there are a lot of things for you to take into consideration. Can you do it any other way without using a MEWP / cherry picker hire solution? How high do you need to go? How many people will be working…

Plant and Tool Hire Jobs & Social Media

Plant and Tool Hire Jobs & Social Media

30th December 2017

When you think about plant and tool hire jobs you do not often associate them with social media. More often than not what comes to mind is someone in dirty work gear operating heavy plant equipment or someone in a warehouse full of tools and equipment. So how does social media play a part in all this?…

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