Vacancies - Trainee Operative – Bedford

Trainee Operative – Bedford

Role: Trainee Operative – Bedford Plant Sales Preparation Centre – 45 hours Per Week – 7:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday

About you:

Are you a determined individual who is looking for a new opportunity and to develop new skill sets?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Operative to join our talented and highly respected team at our Bedford Plant Sales Preparation Centre.


The successful candidate will receive onsite training on a number of disciplines within the Plant Sales Preparation Centre, which will be centered around.

  • Yard duties – including the safe use of operating Plant Hire Equipment
  • Customer collections – liaising with the Preparation Centre office
  • Asset inspection process – including all pre inspection requirements
  • Mechanical repairs – assist in carrying out minor repairs to Plant Hire Equipment
  • Additional daily related operation tasks


  • Be able to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Ability to complete tasks to a high standard
  • Have a good attention to detail
  • Good time management skills


Some Plant Hire Equipment experience

What benefits we provide:

  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days annual leave per annum plus 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company sick pay scheme

About Ourselves:

We are a national family run business established in 1974 by Morris Leslie. Originally a plant sales company, over the past four decades we have diversified into other areas, many relating to the agricultural and construction sectors where we made our name.

Delivering first-class customer service is the constant focus of our Plant Hire team. That’s why we only hire out the best and youngest machines from our 15 depots around the UK. With an outstanding track record in supplying telehandlers, excavators, dumpers and rollers to the country’s construction, housebuilding and civil engineering sectors, we provide national coverage with local service.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person