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Equipment Operative


  • £8.30 - £10.18 depending on experience
  • Longtown
  • Posted: 11/04/2019
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: JMEO020419LON

Job Details

Riverside Recruitment are looking to recruit several Equipment Operatives on behalf of our client based near Longtown.

Role and Responsibilities:

For this position you will be working for an industry-leading events and road equipment supplier. You will be working on a busy distribution site preparing, loading and cleaning equipment ready to supply to events across the UK.

Duties will include:

  • Cleaning and maintaining events equipment and vehicles such as fencing, ground sheets, stage equipment, marquees and shower facilities.
  • Loading and unloading equipment to vehicles for delivery to events across the UK.
  • General yard work.
  • Industrial cleaning, using equipment such as pressure washers.

Shift Patterns:

You will typically be working a 40 hour week and standard working days will be Monday to Friday 6.00am-2.00pm or 2.00pm-10.00pm however hours will vary during summer months due to the nature of the industry. This will depend on equipment bookings for events such as festivals and racetracks.

It is essential that you are flexible in your work patterns as there will be events which require overnight stays and may require you working away from home for a few days at a time. Accommodation and tax-free overnight allowance will be provided.

Key requirements:

Applicants must be able to work outdoors in all conditions and must be physically fit due to the nature of the industry and will ideally have mechanical knowledge or experience in a similar role.

You will need have a CSCS card and having a forklift or telehandler licence will be beneficial however this is not essential.

Applicants MUST have a full UK driving licence and transport to be considered for this role sue to the site location.

To apply, please submit your CV or call 01228 590800 (option 2) for further information.