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Plant Administrator / Hire Controller

  • £20,000 - £25,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Hertfordshire

Plant Administrator / Hire Controller


About the company

Our client is an award-winning RC frame and groundwork contractor who have completed many of London’s most prestigious schemes. Over the years these schemes have included highly complex projects where their in-house capability has proven time and again that they are one of the best in the business. 

This is a client that is a pleasure to work with as they have always had a high staff retention rate within the business. They pride themselves on their on-site safety with their ultimate goal to being an industry leader in this field with a multifaceted strategy within the business utilising an integrated management system which in-turn ensures all staff reach their goal of zero harm.  

This is a business that has built an impressive reputation for delivering quality every time, this is why they have a built a loyal repeat client base. The majority of their projects have gained huge media focus through the successful delivery of some of the most high-profile schemes throughout London. 

About the opportunity

Based from our client’s head office in Hertfordshire, we have a dynamic opportunity for a plant administrator / hire controller, ideal candidates will have come from a construction, plant or similar background to join this leading construction company. This is a career enhancing position for an administrator who is looking for a long-term opportunity whilst developing their skill set as this role will play a key part in the company’s operations within a busy and fast paced department. This client believes strongly in encouraging professional and personal development where you will provided on-the-job training.

About the requirements

Successful professionals must have prior experience in a similar role working for a rival contractor within the construction industry, ideally in the groundwork and RC frames sector. Some of the responsibilities include; dealing with internal hire enquiries, orders and collections, liaising with the yard team and sites to ensure efficient utilisation of the in-house owned plant and equipment before placing orders with external suppliers, engage with the supply chain to satisfy the requests not supplied from internal stock.

To continuously review live hire reports to ensure internal plant system is always up to date. Process off hire requests, ensuring suppliers collect the equipment within the agreed time frames and accurately update the internal hire system. For this position, a high level of competency with general administration duties, excellent communication and IT skills will be necessary. 

About the benefits and rewards

The salary will be dependent upon level of exposure to this industry, similar roles and experience. This company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary of around £20,000 – £25,000 depending on experience. The package may also include various benefits relating to travel and healthcare.