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operating forklift in winter

Operating a forklift truck can be a tricky operation at the best of times, but factor in bad winter weather and the task can become not only difficult but dangerous. The United Kingdom is no stranger to poor weather over the winter months, and as the high winds and rains of autumn turn into freezing temperatures and ice, you need to do everything you can to stay safe whilst operating your forklift.

forklift maintenance

 Looking after your forklift between services should be a number one priority in your machinery management programme. It’s easy to rest on your laurels after services, but machinery maintenance is more than an occasional job. Between checks, carrying out regular monitoring is important to protect your forklifts for long term use. 

electric counterbalance forklfit

When it comes to picking the best forklift for your future project, the primary choice you'll have to make is exactly what kind you need; electric, or engine-powered? Depending on your needs, or the type of project you're working on, one model might fit your needs far better than the other. So when it comes to choosing the right forklift for you, what does the electric counterbalance have going for it that an engine model doesn't?

wanted forklift engineer

About the job:

Working in our purpose built work shop you will be responsible for the repair, maintenance and servicing of our customer trucks as well as maintaining our fleet of hire trucks. This is a varied role and is extremely fast paced so it is essential that you are able to fault find and use your own initiative, a minimum of three years experience is essential, either working on forklift trucks or heavy plant machinery. You need to be a good communicator and able to work both independently and as part of a team, updating the workshop manager on progress and estimated finish times. Health and safety awareness is a major factor in this role as we are working on large, heavy machines on a daily basis. You will be responsible for finishing any works on time and within the number of allocated hours or informing the workshop manager if there are additional issues so that the customer can be notified and agree the additional costs. Filling in hand written worksheets and time sheets are also a part of this role as well as strong communication skills and good time keeping. Hours are around 40 per week with the option to do additional overtime as required.

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Brimpton Common, Reading. 

If you are interested in the role, please send your CV and Cover Letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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