Skip to content

Lifting Technician

Job Introduction

We’re looking to appoint a Lifting Technician to help us develop and drive forward our Lifting division across the South West so if you want the opportunity to take on this challenge and really make it your own please read on.

About The Role

As a Lifting Technician at Brandon Hire Station you will be a crucial member of our team, responsible for driving hire and sales revenue as well as maintaining, inspecting, and servicing lifting equipment to ensure its safety, reliability, and compliance with industry standards. You will play a vital role in supporting our customers' needs and contributing to the overall success of our company. We are looking to grow and develop this area of the business so will suit someone looking for a genuine opportunity and drive to do this. Although this is ideally based in Plymouth we’d be happy to speak to anyone in the South West.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs on a wide range of lifting equipment
  • Conduct thorough pre-hire and post-hire inspections to ensure equipment is in optimal condition before it reaches customers
  • Diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues, and perform necessary repairs to ensure equipment functionality and safety
  • Collaborate with the service and operations teams to prioritize maintenance tasks and ensure timely equipment readiness
  • Drive both lifting hire and sales revenue on a daily basis, through both existing and new business
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs in accordance with company procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain a strong focus on health and safety practices, ensuring all work is conducted in compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Provide technical support and advice to customers regarding proper equipment usage, maintenance, and safety guidelines
  • Assist with loading and unloading equipment as needed, ensuring safe and efficient handling of heavy machinery
  • Participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance your technical skills and stay updated on industry advancements

What We’re Looking For 

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally within the equipment rental or construction industry
  • Solid understanding of lifting equipment mechanics, electrical systems, and hydraulic components
  • Relevant certifications or qualifications in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field would be advantageous
  • Strong attention to detail and a methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact effectively with colleagues and customers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to upholding safety standards and promoting a safety-first culture

What We Can Offer You 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Competitive annual bonus scheme
  • Salary sacrifice pension 
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Free Tool Hire
  • Life Assurance cover 3x salary 
  • Share save scheme 
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Recommend a friend scheme 
  • Learning & Development – commitment to upskilling and developing our people, structured in house training available alongside external training where required
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Long service recognition 
  • My Vp discounts – a variety of discounts and rewards on thousands of well-known brands
  • Discounts on HP products
  • EE mobile contract discount offers
  • Gym discounts
  • Health Shield (discounted premiums on health care cash plan)
  • Regit Assist 24/7 accident helpline – free joining

A Little Bit About Us 

Brandon Hire Station is the leading provider of tool and equipment hire in the UK. 

Our commitment to exceptional customer support services is unmatched in the industry. We guarantee timely delivery of our tools and equipment through our branded vehicles and FORS accredited drivers. Plus, with our 'Everyday Product Hire Guarantee', you can trust that our most hired products are always available at every branch, every day, collected or delivered throughout the UK.

At Brandon Hire Station, we're actively looking for passionate individuals to join our team. We're committed to providing the highest level of service to our customers and we're always on the lookout for like-minded professionals who share our dedication to excellence.

If you're interested in working for a company that's committed to providing exceptional customer support services, we invite you to apply for a position with Brandon Hire Station today. 

Vp plc is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

This website is using cookies to improve your browsing experience and to enable social media functionality. By clicking “Turn cookies on”, you agree to such purposes. Read more about cookies.