Counterbalance Operator - Goole

Job Description

Job Title: Counterbalance Operator

Reporting To: Auction Yard Manager

Location: Roall Lane, Kellington, Nr. Goole. DN14 0NY.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm & pre auction weekend.

Euro Auctions conducts unreserved auctions of industrial plant, construction equipment and agricultural machinery on a global basis with sites in the UK, Europe, UAE, Australia, and US. We are the market leader in Europe, holding more sales and selling more lots per sale than any other auction house.

Key Activities:

  • Assist in yard operations to ensure the smooth running of all auctions.
  • Safe movement of equipment and machinery in the auction yard.
  • Assisting with movement of stock to prepare for line up and loading.
  • Participating in other yard duties.

The Person:

Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to work both indoors and outdoors year-round and be physically fit to climb on and off large equipment.

Perks & Pay:

  • Competitive salary
  • Increased Overtime Rate
  • 30 Days Annual Leave + additional days for long service.
  • Christmas Shutdown.

The Requirements

Essential Criteria:

  • Counterbalance Forklift Licence
  • Ideally you should be an experienced telehandler driver with a sound knowledge of a busy yard or site – however on the job training will be provided.
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English.
  • This is a physically demanding, all-weathers role; all applicants must be in good health.
  • Ability to take instruction as well as working independently on own initiative and follow Health and Safety legislation.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Prior experience operating and knowledge of all types of heavy equipment and trucks.

Euro Auctions are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Euro Auctions thank all applicants in advance, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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