Blackwood Plant Hire are looking for an experienced Hire Desk Controller to join our team within our busy office in stewarton. In order to be shortlisted for this role you must:

Have Previous experience or knowledge of operated plant hire equipment

Have good communication skills

Be able to work as a team

Be a fast learner

Be computer literate, including Microsoft Office packages

The normal hours of work for this position are 0700 -1800 Monday to Friday and every 2nd Saturday 0700-1300 although outwith these hours you will be expected to be contactable on your company mobile phone. If you cannot commit to these hours please do not apply.

The successful applicant will be offered a competitive salary including a company pension and the opportunity to further themselves within the company.

If you are interested in this opportunity please email you CV to [email protected] - no agencies please

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6 new machines joined our growing fleet this morning We received the first batch of the Next Gen Cat 308 9 ton Excavators today.

These machines are at the cutting edge of technology with keyless ignitions, Cat stick steer system - which allows the operator to control the tracking from the slew lever in all directions. New digital control panels and dual circuit proportional controls. We also have our usual safety spec of high viz handrails, Miller twinlock hitches, blind spot camera & seatbelt lights.

These machines are available self drive or operated from Monday and as you can see from the photo we can supply these with LGP tracks or rubbers plus the option of an engcon. If you have any requirements for these machines then please call our office on 01560 482 136 to discuss with our team.
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Something a bit different for the fleet arrived today from sunny Chester le Street, our new 25 tonne Zero Tail Swing Komatsu PC228 Excavator.

This machine is equipped with our usual safety spec of Hi-viz rails, 270 degree cameras, Miller twinlock hitch, Neutral lever detection and of course a zero tail swing. Hopefully tomorrow it will also be sitting on a set of rubber pads to make it even more versatile (pics to follow)

This machine will be available from Monday with an experienced Operator or self drive. If you have a requirement for this unique style of machine then please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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We are looking for experienced CPCS or NPORS (cscs logo) 360 tracked and wheeled Excavator operators to start immediately for contracts throughout Scotland. Our most common areas are central belt, Ayrshire & Edinburgh.

We have one of the most modern fleets in the UK and offer a competitive rate of pay with the option of a company van to the right candidates.

If you are interested in a change of employer or have recently became available for work then please contact our office between 0700-1800 on 01560 482136 and ask for Keith miller.
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A few pics of our Scania loader and JCB JS370 under police escort on its way back from probably our trickiest site access to date!!

Well done to all involved.
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One of our new Komatsu PC138 machines fitted with Rubber blocks and an Engcon for one of our long term rail customers.

This machine Looks amazing!!! Well done to the guys for getting this machine ready in the short time frame that was available.

Blackwood Plant Hire are a Network Rail link up approved supplier which means we can react to emergency works at short notice as well as any planned works with our rail specific machines, own heavy haulage solutions and experienced PTS operators.

If you have any planned or emergency works please don’t hesitate to call our office on 01560 482136 don’t worry if it’s outside office hours the phone transfers to our on call managers.
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1 month ago

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An exciting day for us today as we have received the first 5 machines of a multi machine order from Marubeni Komatsu. We have increased our 14ton Zero Tail swing fleet by adding 4 x PC138 excavators and following the success of our PC210 machines we purchased last year we have increased them by 1 more to make the total of PC210’s in our fleet to 12.

Both models are equipped with 270 degree Kom-vision cameras, boxing rings, green seat belts beacons, twin circuit dual flow proportional hydraulics, hill tefra twinlock quick hitches, travel alarms & Hi Viz handrails and steps.

These machines are available from Monday Self Drive or with an experienced CPCS operator. If you have any requirements for these machines please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss.
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2 months ago

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Our first three new additions to the fleet in 2020 are three Volvo ECR58D zero tail swing 6ton Excavators.

These machines have been equipped with our usual spec of hi viz handrails and steps, seatbelt beacons, boom and dipper check valves and 360 vision aids.

All three machines are available from tomorrow morning self drive or with an experienced 360 operator. If you have any requirements please call the office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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2 months ago

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EXPERIENCED 360 TRACKED & WHEELED CPCS/NPORS OPERATORS REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!!

Please don’t apply if you oversleep often, have court weekly, have to get the bus to work but the bus doesn’t leave till 8am, have flat tyres once a week, can’t operate the machine due to updating Instagram, Snapchat, tinder or can’t take advice from the people working around you as you are already an expert at your job.

Please apply if you are reliable, experienced and respectful to our customers. Applicants will be rewarded with a good rate of pay which could include a company van to the right candidates and the opportunity to operate machines from one of the most modern fleets In the uk.

If you feel ready for a change the please call the office on 01560 482136 and speak to Keith Miller to arrange an interview and hopefully an induction.
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2 months ago

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***job filled thanks very much for the response ****

Telehandler operator required for Galston. Ongoing hire. Call the office on 01560 482136 to discuss
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2 months ago

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Some brilliant photos of our Gold Rush T Cab and our Scania R580.

These trucks are kept in pristine condition by our drivers and we can’t thank them enough for their time & effort in keeping them this way.
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2 months ago

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Due to a massive increase in workload we require reliable CPCS/NPORS 360 tracked and wheeled excavator operators for contracts throughout Scotland immediately.

Please call our office on 01560 482136 for immediate response.
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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Now the heavy rain has subsided we have some Bell B20E 25 ton LGP dumptrucks available for hire.

These trucks are equipped with Hi viz handrails, inclinometers, 850mm LGP tyres & rear cameras plus white noise reverse alarms for added safety.

These trucks are available for hire self drive or with an experienced CPCS operator immediately. If you have any needs please call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements.
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3 months ago

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Now the festive period is over and Due to an increase in workload throughout the country we are looking for reliable, experienced CPCS 360 tracked and wheeled operators. NPORS will be accepted with a CSCS logo

We offer a good rate of pay, continual work and the possibility of a company van to the right candidates however if you struggle to work Monday to Friday then please don’t apply.

Our work is mostly Ayrshire, central belt, Fife, Edinburgh and Dunbar areas but we do have work outwith this area at times.

If you feel ready for a change of employer and would like to discuss your options please call the office on 01560 482136 and speak to Keith Miller.

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3 months ago

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We would like to to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers, suppliers and employees a Merry Christmas and a happy new year for 2020

Thanks you all for your continued support throughout 2019 and we hope 2020 is just as good if not better for us all.

Our offices are closed from tonight until the 6th of January but for any emergency works please call the office number on 01560 482136 and our 24/7 on call team will be available to deal with any requests.
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4 months ago

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We have been growing our roadbrush business significantly over the last few months and to help us cope with the demand we have brought another new brush into the fleet this weekend. We chose the Daf and Johnston VT652 duo again due to the service we receive from the dealers and the minimal downtime we receive on these units.

This brush has came equipped with the usual spec including dual sweep, high pressure lance, wide suction boxes, gully sucker and for added safety rear and side cameras, reverse alarm and a blind spot window to give the operator better vision.

This brush will be on the road Monday and available for hire immediately. Please call our office on 01560 482136 and speak to Keith or Nikki to discuss your requirements.
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4 months ago

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After a 2 day audit this week from RISQS we have successfully achieved Another faultless report to allow us to supply to Network Rail sites for another year.

A massive thanks to all of our staff involved for their continued support and commitment which make this possible.

We have over 80 PTS operators who have ICI Training, OLEC1 and CPCS training for construction machines. We can supply our full range of equipment to rail contractors throughout the uk with PTS operators or self drive.

If you have any planned or emergency works please don’t hesitate to call our office on 01560 482136 to discuss your requirements. This number is available 24/7 as it will divert to our on call manager.
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4 months ago

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Nice picture of our JCB JS360LR 22m long reach and our Komatsu PC210 working together for one of our long term customers in the North of Scotland.

Thanks to our operator for the picture. Think we Will all agree it’s a cracker.
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