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Save Time and Increase Safety on Site with Scissor Lifts

Battery operated scissor lifts are ideal for indoor use on level ground due to the low level of noise produced by the cherry pickers as well as having no fume emissions. Scissor lifts are a safe and efficient alternative to scaffolding and ladders. These vertical MEWPs also increase on-site productivity due to reduced setup and climbing time required. The user can work comfortably and freely from the platform which has ample space and lifting capacity for the user(s) and their tools.

Battery powered scissor lifts are frequently supplied to those working in painting, plumbing, carpentry, welding, fabrication, electrical maintenance, property management, air conditioning, lighting and CCTV systems repairs. Cherry Picker’s battery scissor lifts have models that are compact enough to fit through narrow doorways making it easy to transport this machine within buildings. In the case of lower entrances, these aerial platforms can also come with collapsible guardrails which allow the user to easily reduce the stowed height of the unit for even more comfortable and accessible transportation. These platforms also extended out an additional 1m while you are elevated to allow you to overcome objects on the ground.

If you are carrying out work outdoors or on rough terrain, diesel powered scissor lifts are ideal for outdoor us. Unlike the battery scissor lifts, these cherry pickers come in both two and four wheel drive making them well-suited for use on rough terrain. Diesel powered aerial platforms are frequently supplied to those working in warehouse construction, roofing, external property management and CCTV systems maintenance.

Driving these scissor lifts is exceptionally easy as the flexible pendulum allows the user to drive the unit while walking alongside it on the ground or to drive while positioned in the basket.

This allows for far greater flexibility when working at a height as the machine can be re-positioned easily without being required to leave the machine and set up once again in a new position. For safety many scissor lifts come equipped with a creep drive speed setting for those working in tight spaces where navigating between and around obstructions is necessary.

Cherry Picker are suppliers of Genie, LGMG, Snorkel, PopUp and Haulotte scissor lifts.

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The Importance of On-Site Safety Training

Very often, in a world where everyone is rushing around trying to get things done as quickly as possible, workplace safety can sometimes be overlooked. In order to promote the wellness of  employees, It is a duty and moral responsibility of the company to look after the employee’s protection.

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 provides for the good health and safety of people in the workplace. It applies to all employers, employees and self-employed people in their relevant place of work. The Act sets out the rights and duties of both employers and employees and provides for substantial fines and penalties for breaches of the health and safety legislation.

Safe Pass was introduced to raise the standard of safety awareness in the construction industry. Safe Pass is a one-day safety awareness programme for workers in the construction industry. The aim of Safe Pass is to make a significant reduction in the number of accidents and ill health whilst working on site. This programme makes workers very aware of the potential hazards and dangers on construction sites thus making their working conditions safer.

All safety training in the workplace is important and effective, as it educates your employees on proper workplace procedures, practices and behaviour in order to prevent possible injuries.

Manual Handling training can often be overlooked. According to the Health and Safety Authority, lower back pain affects approximately eighty percent of the population at some stage in their lives. They have also stated that one third of all reported injuries are as a result of bad manual handling techniques. It is now a legal requirement that employers ensure all employees have received manual handling training with refresher training every 3 years.

Similarly, the importance of First Aid training cannot be overestimated. It enables those trained to assist persons who become injured in the work environment until help arrives. The more First Aid certified people there are in the workplace, the safer that workplace becomes.

When Working at Heights, specific training is required to avoid falls and injuries. Working at a height is work in any place at, above or below ground level, where a person could be injured if they fall from that place. Access and egress to a place of work is also considered to be working at height.

Examples of working at height would be working on trestles, roofs, on a ladder, at ground level adjacent to an excavation and working near fragile materials. It is important that all who work at heights carry out risk assessments, plan their work properly and ensure that they are competent and trained to do so.

Choosing the right work equipment is essential as well as selecting collective measures to prevent falls such as guard rails and wearing personal protection equipment such as a harness. All work equipment must be properly inspected, serviced and maintained.

In essence, working at heights training is essential for anyone working above or below ground level if a fall could result in injury. If you work at a height, then a standard Working at Heights or a MEWP training course is just what you need.

The training will cover regulatory requirements, risk assessment procedures, fall protection equipment, ladder, scaffold and MEWP usage as well as covering all employer and employee responsibilities. It will give you the training you need to carry out your work safely and effectively for yourself, your colleagues and those on the ground.

So, it is clear from above that whether its First Aid, Safe Pass, Manual Handling, MEWP operation or standard Working at Heights training, it is essential that employees and employers alike ensure that all available safety training in the workplace is considered, adhered to and managed effectively.

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We’re Hiring! Apprentice Construction Plant Fitter/Fork Lift Engineer

Cherry Picker are proud to announce that we are looking for another apprentice engineer to pass through our workshop.

We are looking for a determined and hard-working apprentice to join our growing team to be the 15th apprentice to be trained-up by Cherry Picker since we opened our doors in 1994.

On-site we have a team of skilled engineers under which you will train and our workshop facilities are second-to-none.

If you are looking to up-skill from a current position as a mechanic/diesel engineer, etc, we have an in-house training programme that we can offer suitable candidates covering the following:

  • Aerial Work Platform Technology for Non-Engineers
  • Preliminary Stage Hydraulics
  • Aimed Fault-Finding on Internal Combustion Aerial Work Platforms
  • Principles and Maintenance of Batteries and Chargers for Aerial Work Platforms
  • Principles and Maintenance of AC/DC Motors
  • Aimed Fault-Finding on Electric Aerial Work Platforms
  • Introduction to Mobile Hydraulics
  • Diagnostics and Analysis of Electrical Signals

If you want to transfer to, for example, the Plant Fitters training course from an existing apprenticeship, we can assist you in the transfer and we can also put you through our in-house training course as outlined above.

Take your next big step with Cherry Picker!

If you are looking to be considered for this opportunity, contact our Service Manager George Hill on service@cherrypicker.ie or on 01 835 4788.

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We’re Hiring! Role: Marketing Assistant

Marketing Assistant

Hours: Full time (8.30am-5pm)

Salary: Negotiable – depending on experience

Send CV to brian@cherrypicker.ie

 

About Cherry Picker:

Cherry Picker are experts in aerial platforms and lifting machinery. We have been lifting people and goods up and down for over 20 years. Priding ourselves on our personable and approachable team, we have built fantastic relationships with our loyal customers who are based in a wide variety of industries from construction, to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. It is exciting times for us here at Cherry Picker as we are currently expanding. We are looking for suitable candidates to come and grow their career with us.

The Role:

The Marketing Assistant will be focusing on supporting the growth of Cherry Picker’s brand. The successful candidate will have experience in marketing and a creative flair is a must. The Marketing Assistant will work closely with the Marketing and Business Development Manager on various campaigns and will be responsible for lead-generation for all Departments (Sales/Hire/Training) as the company looks to expand into new markets and continue to solidify the Cherry Picker brand.

 

Essential Attributes:

The ability to multitask and work under pressure is crucial in this role.

Be able to adapt to cover other administrative roles within the company when required.

Market and supplier research experience.

A solid proficiency of computers.

Fluent English.

Good writing skills.

Confidence in dealing with clients in a professional manner.

 

Desirable Attributes:

Sales experience.

WordPress proficiency.

Google AdWords/social media advertising experience.

Knowledge of/experience in the industry.

Photoshop/video editing experience.

Experience of product-based marketing.

Marketing/Business third level qualification.

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We’re Hiring! Construction Plant Fitters/Fork Lift Engineers

Email CVs for the attention of George to service@cherrypicker.ie

About Cherry Picker:

Cherry Picker are experts in MEWPs and lifting machinery. We have been supplying access solutions in Ireland for over 20 years. Priding ourselves on our personable and approachable team, we have built fantastic relationships with our loyal customers who are based in a wide variety of industries from construction, to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. It is exciting times for us here at Cherry Picker as we are currently expanding. We are looking for suitable candidates to come and grow their career with us.

Role:

We are currently looking for construction plant fitters/fork lift engineers. This role will be both workshop (Ashbourne) and field-based. The selected candidates will work closely with our Sales Department. Working with both electronic and hydraulic systems, the candidates will complete six-monthly GA1 certifications on our customers’ machines. Our Service Department is placed at the heart of Cherry Picker’s brand and on-site you will work closely with a team of enthusiastic like-minded professionals.

Person:

-Minimum of one year’s experience.

-Holder of a National Craft Certificate or equivalent.

-Experience with D.C. electronic and hydraulic systems.

-Full, clean driver’s license.

-Fluency in English is essential (verbal, written and listening).

Salary/Benefits:

-Salary negotiable (experience dependent).

-Service van and mobile phone provided.

Other details:

-Full-time permanent position: 40 hours per week (8am-5pm).

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We’re Hiring! General Operative

Role: General Operative/Yard Worker

Send CV and cover letter to service@cherrypicker.ie

 

About Cherry Picker

Cherry Picker are experts in MEWPs and lifting machinery. We have been supplying access solutions in Ireland for over 20 years. Priding ourselves on our personable and approachable team, we have built fantastic relationships with our loyal customers who are based in a wide variety of industries from construction, to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. It is exciting times for us here at Cherry Picker as we are currently expanding. We are looking for suitable candidates to come and grow their career with us.

Job Summary

  • Carry out yard duties
  • Washing machines
  • Cleaning workshop
  • Minor repairs to machines
  • Assisting engineers
  • Prepping machines for paintwork and refurbishing
  • Spray painting machines
  • Overtime weekend/evening work available

Desirable skills, experience and qualifications, etc.

  • Driving licence
  • Good English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Previous experience in a similar position is desirable
  • Good communication skills

Salary/Hours

  • Wages are negotiable depending on experience
  • Hours – 8am-5pm

 

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We’re Hiring! Service Administrator

Service Administrator (Full Time – 8.30am – 5pm)

Email CV and cover letter to service@cherrypicker.ie  

 

About Cherry Picker:

Cherry Picker are elevation experts. We have been supplying access solutions in Ireland for over 20 years. Priding ourselves on our personable and approachable team, we have built fantastic relationships with our loyal customers who are based in a wide variety of industries from construction, to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. These are exciting times for us here at Cherry Picker as we are currently expanding. We are looking for a suitable candidate to come and grow their career with us. 

Summary:

We are currently recruiting for the position of Service Administrator. The person required must have a focused and methodical approach to work with excellent attention to detail. Good communication, customer service and organisational skills are imperative and proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential. Experience in another service administration role would be an advantage.

Required skills of the candidate:

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are a necessity.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Fluency in English (both verbal and written).
  • Highly organised and have the ability to constantly multi-task.

Other details of this role:

  • Prepare customer bills for invoicing.
  • Contact customers to obtain outstanding purchase orders/payment.
  • Contact customers by email and phone to provide quotations and arrange service.
  • Handle incoming calls and emails in a busy Service Department environment.
  • Constant database maintenance to ensure all information is up to date.
  • Maximise efficiency of billable hours.
  • Organise a team of busy engineers both in depot and on site.
  • Secure and issue service contracts.
  • React to incoming calls and emails.
  • Complete service department billing.
  • Other ad hoc duties.

Salary/Hours:

  • Negotiable/Depending on experience.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • 8.30am-5pm
  • Job Type: Full-time

(Full training provided)

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We’re Hiring! Construction Plant Fitters/Service Engineers

Email CVs to service@cherrypicker.ie

About Cherry Picker:

Cherry Picker are experts in MEWPs and lifting machinery. We have been supplying access solutions in Ireland for over 20 years. Priding ourselves on our personable and approachable team, we have built fantastic relationships with our loyal customers who are based in a wide variety of industries from construction, to the food and pharmaceutical sectors. It is exciting times for us here at Cherry Picker as we are currently expanding. We are looking for suitable candidates to come and grow their career with us.

Role:

We are currently looking for construction plant fitters/service engineers. This role will be both workshop (Ashbourne) and field-based. The selected candidates will work closely with our Sales Department. Working with both electronic and hydraulic systems, the candidates will complete six-monthly GA1 certifications on our customers’ machines. Our Service Department is placed at the heart of Cherry Picker’s brand and on-site you will work closely with a team of enthusiastic like-minded professionals.

Person:

-Minimum of one year’s experience.

-Holder of a National Craft Certificate or equivalent.

-Experience with D.C. electronic and hydraulic systems.

-Full, clean driver’s license.

-Fluency in English is essential (verbal, written and listening).

Salary/Benefits:

-Salary negotiable (experience dependent).

-Service van and mobile phone provided.

Other details:

-Full-time permanent position: 40 hours per week (8am-5pm).

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Sell Your Cherry Picker

We Can Help You Sell Your Cherry Picker
Are you thinking of selling your cherry picker but don’t have the time or resources to market them?

Here at Cherry Picker we can help you to sell your used machine.

Complete this form and let us provide you with a preliminary quote, then sit back and let Cherry Picker do the work for you!

For more information contact sales@cherrypicker.ie or call us on 1850 228 229.