Maintenance Keeps Plant Hire Jobs Safe and Sound

Maintenance keeps plant hire jobs safe and sound

A discussion paper from the Construction Plant-hire Association recommends that people working in plant hire jobs should liaise with long-term customers on the issue of planned maintenance of machinery, to keep it in good working order throughout longer contracts. The CPA’s Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group has published the 62-page document for feedback, and the…

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Jobs in Plant Hire Look Good Through 2020

Jobs in plant hire look good through 2020

Jobs in plant hire are a strong prospect for at least the remainder of the current decade, according to the highlights of an AMA Research report on the industry. The study looks at the UK plant hire sector from 2016 to 2020, and compares this period with the preceding years of the decade. It asserts…

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Hire Convention 2016 Looks to ‘Future Proof’ Plant Hire Recruitment

Hire Convention 2016 looks to 'future proof' plant hire recruitment

The recent Hire Convention 2016 in Loughborough placed plant hire recruitment high on the agenda as it looked at ways to future proof the sector and attract new talent into plant hire vacancies. Organised by Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA), the two-day convention took place at Loughborough’s Holywell Park on September…

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Plant Hire Jobs Help You Say ‘I Made That’

Plant hire jobs help you say 'I made that'

Working in plant hire jobs makes you a part of an important supply chain, giving construction projects of all sizes the machinery and equipment they need to get the job done. This ultimately allows you to look at a finished building – whether residential, commercial or infrastructure – and say, “I helped make that.” In…

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Strong Wage Growth Prospects for Plant Hire Vacancies

Strong wage growth prospects for plant hire vacancies

Candidates applying for plant hire vacancies in the coming months could see higher starting salaries, as part of a broader trend towards higher wages in the construction industry. The Construction Products Association reports that in the first quarter, salaries and wages were higher among heavy-side materials companies, and 71% of light-side companies too. For the…

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Plant Hire Jobs Set Young People on an Entrepreneurial Path

Plant hire jobs set young people on an entrepreneurial path

The construction sector has always been one in which entrepreneurial spirit is rewarded, and for many people plant hire jobs are just the first step along that path. In a sector where vocational qualifications and on the job experience are highly valued, the Federation of Master Builders reports that nearly three in five present-day construction bosses began…

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Plant & Tool Hire Survey Shows Upturn in Industry Prospects

How to get a job as a tool hire depot manager

In September 2013, Embark Recruitment sent a survey to over a thousand individuals working in managerial roles within the tool and plant hire industry. Our aim was to get a better picture of how healthy the plant and tool hire industry was at that moment, and gain information on what businesses are predicting for the…

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