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Trailer Operative

Join the Showplace team

  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
  • Competitive Salary
  • Posting Date: 04/02/2020

Job Specification

Role and responsibility

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Showplace for a Trailer Operative. Ideally, you will be interested in the exhibition industry and be physically fit. This is a hands-on practical role that will suit an individual who wants to work with their hands. The role does involve occasional weekend working and stays away. Although the majority of events are in the UK, we do occasionally operate in Europe and this will involve driving abroad.

Key skills required for the role:


  • Drive and set up exhibition trailers as directed
  • Liaise with clients on-site as required
  • Make project managers/operations manager aware of any issues that arise on-site
  • Complete daily vehicle inspections and fill out daily mileage sheet
  • Adhere to tacho rules
  • Responsibility for the pre-deliver preparation of the trailer before departing for the event
  • Re-stock consumables in the trailer
  • Responsibility to check the trailer on collection and note any damage to the unit
  • Assist with the maintenance of trailers in the yard
  • Use T sheets to log working hours (on-line time sheet)
  • Use Quip to upload photographs of the trailer on-site
  • Report any faults or issues with the trailer to the transport manager
  • Work with, and in, other departments of the business as required

Essential requirements

  • Cat C1 + E
  • Driver Qualification Card (Current CPC)
  • Driver Card (Digi Tacho)

Health & safety

  • To work in a safe manner
  • Always use the PPE provided and adhere to all site, yard and workshop rules
  • Only use tools and plant as directed and that you have been suitably trained to operate
  • Stop and report any misuse of any health and safety rule or non-compliance with regards to PPE

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