Hire Controller


Reference: 31929
£20k - 25k per year
West Midlands
Closing Date: 09/09/2019

Hire Controller

Urgent Hire Controller / Hire administrator needed for immediate maternity/ paternity cover (fixed term contract)

This new role based within the Central Hire Desk will be helping to run new and existing projects within plant hire and civil engineering Nationwide. As a Hire Controller, you will be sourcing equipment from your own fleet, preferred suppliers and competitors to assist Quantity surveyors, project managers and internal staff.  

An established and well-recognised hire company who supply plant, tools and access equipment to the building and construction sectors. Now due to expansion, they are looking for an additional Hire controller to facilitate client’s needs.

The duties of the Hire Controller are to essentially manage all orders offering technical advice and solutions to all hire requests. This includes:

  • You will coordinate all orders for plant hire, temporary accommodation & indeed rail/pumps or lifting equipment
  • Source heavy and operated plant at short notice for your internal customers
  • To be the focal point within the team for customers and other staff who are seeking rental solutions on a daily / weekly basis.
  • Ensuring the customer is kept informed at all times of hire orders and purchases.

To be successful within the role of Hire Controller, you will have previously worked in positions such as a Plant Controller, Site Administrator, Hire Desk Coordinator, Internal Plant Coordinator, Rental Manager, or Senior Hire Controller.

Benefits of the Hire Controller role:

•Career progression into a permanent role beyond the initial 10-12 months

•Varied role with the chance to provide consultative advice




Accommodation, Construction Plant, Cranes, Lifting & Handling, Material Handling, Plant Hire, Powered Access

Alternative Job Title(s):

Hire Controller,Hire Coordinator,Hire Desk Controller,Plant/Rental Administrator,Rental Manager


Healthcare,Life cover,Pension