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Chandlers Ford - Plant
Business Unit:
Plant Hire
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
Advertising End Date:
06 Sep 2019
Our Business Unit

Founded in 1946, Selwood is now a £70m turnover company employing 500 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood Plant Hire and Sales has an extensive Plant fleet available for hire or sale from our network of regional branches across England and Wales. Our teams have an unrivaled depth of technical expertise and we are proud to deliver exceptional customer service and plant hire solutions.
Our Plant Hire range includes excavators, dumpers, telehandlers, rollers and compressors.

Our committed and skilled teams support a broad range of clients in various locations across the UK and Plant Hire & Sales are proud to deliver exceptional services and high quality equipment.

About The Role

Our Chandlers Ford Plant branch team are inviting applications for a Valeter / Yards Person to support the operations.
This branch is a busy location which services, maintains and repairs our Plant equipment from our hire fleet. The work of a Valeter / Yards Person will be varied and will ensure safe and clean site working conditions and ensuring that our equipment is clean to the highest standards for our 1st class customer service.

Responsibilities of this role;
  • Valeting:
  • Your day-to-day tasks may include: cleaning windows, wheels, door handles and mirrors. vacuuming and shampooing upholstery and carpets 
  • To clean hire equipment prior to entry to workshop, using pressure/steam-cleaning equipment.
  • To apply paints and other finishes to bumpers and trims and panels to maintain the professional look of the company equipment 
  • To replace signage and other decals when required to maintain the legislation requirements.
  • To take control of Post hires, checking against paperwork, missing, damages and fuel charges.

  • Yard
  • To keep the yard and workshops in a clean and tidy state at all times
  • To maintain accessories storage, to include keeping a check on levels available.
  • To assist fitting staff when required, with tasks as instructed, i.e. lifting, moving, in branch or on-site.
  • To be polite and co-operative with staff/customers, and, when on-site, be aware of representing the company at all times.
  • To be able to communicate accurately to your supervisor, work colleagues and customers re job specifications when required e.g. ETA’

Qualifications / skills required:

  • Due to the nature of this role, the successful individual must be physically able.
  • Good communicator, able to work autonomously demonstrating a "can-do" attitude.
  • Holder of a Forklift driving certificate is advantageous for this position.
  • Full driving licence


What we can offer you
Selwood are pleased to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications, Pension scheme, 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Government Childcare vouchers and free onsite parking.
Selwood are committed to the training and development of our employees and training will be given in relation to this role.