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Lift/Crane Supervisor . Locations: Camberley and Thatcham

LIFT/CRANE SUPERVISOR
LOCATION: Camberley and Thatcham

Southern Cranes and Access are currently recruiting for Lift/Crane Supervisors on a full-time, permanent basis.

We are looking for an experienced CPCS/NPORS qualified Lift/Crane Supervisor with a good understanding of lifting operations and the UK Crane Hire industry.

Applicants must be flexible to travel to various locations as required and have a positive attitude with the ability to maintain good working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors.
Pay is negotiable based on experience.

Duties Include:

  • The Lift Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the set-up, maintenance and safe and efficient operations of the lifting equipment. They are responsible for co-ordinating and supervising all lifting activities in accordance with regulations and is required to be present during all lifting operations
  • Working with the Crane Operator to ensure safe lifts
  • Co-ordinating and supervising all lifting activities in accordance with the Lifting Plan

Requirements:

  • CPCS/NPORS Lift/Crane Supervisor Card
  • Previous experience as a Lift Supervisor
  • Good Communication skills
  • Safety Conscious

Benefits include:

  • Company vehicle
  • Mobile phone
  • Pension scheme
  • Simplyhealth Health Cash Plan
  • 21 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays

Who are Southern Cranes & Access Ltd?

We are a family run business providing mobile crane hire, mobile tower crane hire, spider cranes, contract lifting, rotating and standard telehandlers and powered access solutions since 1997. With our vast experience of the industry at every level of the business, we aim to provide our customers with a safe and reliable service every time. We operate in and around the Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire regions as well as London and the surrounding areas.

Opportunity to further your training to gain new skills; we can offer training if you show a willingness to further your skills.

We offer good rates of pay and benefits - Sound interesting? We would love the opportunity to talk further with you - Please send your CV and a covering letter to: jobs@southerncranes.co.uk 

 

Crane Hire Desk Controller . Location: Southwater, Horsham

Crane Hire Desk Controller

Location: Southwater, Horsham

Southern Cranes and Access are currently recruiting for a Crane Hire Desk Controller on a full-time, permanent basis.

As the first point of contact, Hire Desk Controllers play a pivotal role in driving our business's success by building strong customer relationships, understanding their hire needs and ensuring we can meet them.

Duties Include:

  • You will be responsible for the hire desk and rehire processes including the maintenance and growth of new and existing clients from diverse sectors
  • Key responsibilities include dealing with hire desk processes, queries, order processing, scheduling and developing rehire business
  • Checking availability of machines and labour
  • Setting up customer hire contracts
  • Daily management of labour
  • Must deliver a high level of customer service with a friendly, professional & helpful attitude whilst developing close customer working relationships with new clients and existing customers ensuring that new and repeat orders are managed efficiently

Salary is negotiable depending upon experience.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience on a Hire Desk
  • Good knowledge of Mobile Cranes and the Plant industry

Benefits include:

  • Mobile phone
  • Pension scheme
  • Simplyhealth health cash plan
  • 22 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • On-site parking

Who are Southern Cranes & Access Ltd?

We are a family run business providing mobile crane hire, mobile tower crane hire, spider cranes, contract lifting, rotating and standard telehandlers and powered access solutions since 1997. With our vast experience of the industry at every level of the business, we aim to provide our customers with a safe and reliable service every time. We operate in and around the Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire regions as well as London and the surrounding areas.

Opportunity to further your training to gain new skills; we can offer training if you show a willingness to further your skills.

We offer good rates of pay and benefits - Sound interesting? We would love the opportunity to talk further with you - Please send your CV and a covering letter to: jobs@southerncranes.co.uk 

Trainee Mobile Crane Operators . Locations: Camberley and Reading

Trainee Mobile Crane Operators

Location – Camberley and Thatcham

We are looking to recruit people in the Camberley and Reading area to train as Mobile Crane Operators.

The role offered is full-time 40hrs Monday-Friday although we expect the applicant to be flexible and be able to work overtime, including weekend working where required.

Role Requirements:

  • The minimum requirement is an HGV Cat C (Class 2) Driving Licence.
  • Able to work well as part of a team and individually.
  • Enthusiastic and punctual.

Over the course of the 2-year programme, you will gain the following qualifications:

  • CPCS Mobile Crane Operator Red card (converted to Blue card once 300 hours have been completed),
  • CPCS Slinger Signaller Red card (converted to Blue card once 300 hours have been completed),
  • Level 2 NVQ in Cranes and Specialist Lifting and Slinger/Signaller.

Main Job Roles include:

  • Operate a Mobile Crane allocated to you by the company following an assessment from a manufacturer induction or competent operator of the allocated machine.
  • Drive the crane from the depot of origin, to the requested site, at the time of request. On arrival on-site set up the crane as per the relevant machine manufacturers’ operating manual in the position identified in the method statement compiled by the customer or the company.
  • Operate the crane via communications from onsite slinger/signallers’ utilising 2-way radios or hand signals as required by the requirements of the on-site method statement.
  • Carry out pre-operational checks on machine as required via company policy and complete company documentation identifying any issues arising from those checks.
  • Complete routine maintenance as required, the frequency of which is as per company policy with the assistance of the depot crane engineer as required.

Salary and benefits:

  • Salary is negotiable based upon experience.
  • Pension
  • Simplyhealth Cash Benefit Scheme

The Company:

We are a family run business providing mobile crane hire, mobile tower crane hire, spider cranes, contract lifting, rotating and standard telehandlers and powered access solutions since 1997. With our vast experience of the industry at every level of the business, we aim to provide our customers with a safe and reliable service every time. We operate in and around the Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire regions as well as London and the surrounding areas.

If you have a passion for heavy plant and want a new career, please apply or email your CV to jobs@southerncranes.co.uk

 

Call us today

Crane hire: 01403 790874
Access hire: 01403 339105