General Hand – Perth

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At United we encourage a flexible and healthy work-life balance for all our employees. Join United today and enjoy:

  • 5 weeks leave

    Receive an additional 5-days Anniversary Leave each year on top of your 4 weeks Annual Leave.

  • An Optional 9-day fortnight or Monthly Day Off

    Don’t like working a typical 8am-5pm working week, then you’ll have the option of working a 9-day fortnight or receiving a day off every month.

This means more time to focus on the things that make you happy, or as we like to say, More time for U!


The Role

This position is for someone who enjoys a variety of tasks.

The General Hand will assist and work as part of a team to provide maintenance and trade service support to the branch, the position may be required to undertake general duties and/or as directed by the manager.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining yard general tidiness
  • Organising and moving boom/ scissor lifts, telehandlers in yard
  • Equipment Return- check machines for damage/ taking photos.
  • Checking Safety Harnesses with register.
  • Fuelling machines (on site) 
  • Checking electric machines are fully charged before they go out on hire.
  • Assisting truck drivers loading and unloading
  • Meeting and greeting customers on site assisting with pick-ups/ deliveries.
  • Pressure cleaning machines in preparation for hire.
  • Basic detailing of equipment, making sure decals, spec plates and asset numbers maintained.
  • Record keeping (use of computer and tablet)
  • General duties as required or requested by Workshop Supervisor and Service Manager.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Experience working in a similar role in a workshop or industrial yard setting.
  • Physically capable to undertake the requirements of the role (lifting etc)
  • Current drivers licence Licence to Perform High Risk Work (EWP) & Forklift licence required
  • Customer focused attitude with excellent communication skills
  • Proactive approach to work and strong work ethic
  • Intermediate computer skills including using systems to log machinery in and out.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge / Mechanical aptitude 


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