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Trainee Rental Prep-Technician

Reports to: Operations Coordinator

Based: Niclen UK – Unit 5, Crest Distribution Park, Crest Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1UA (from October 2023)

Job Purpose(s):

To be a key part of our warehouse team: preparing, de-prepping and assisting with the operations of our warehouse team with fulfilling our customer rental orders and maintaining our stock.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities (Prep-Technician):

·         Preparing and maintaining our stock for dry-hires.

·         Testing and servicing work on lights, rigging and sound equipment.

·         Fault-finding, and making simple repairs.

·         To assist in the movement of equipment around the warehouse.

·         Being physically fit is important, as you may be expected to frequently handle products weighing up to 25kg by yourself or in excess of this with another team member.

·         Communicating with couriers and delivery/collection drivers arriving at Niclen UK to collect or return equipment.

·         Checking equipment in and out of our stock control system.

·         The safe loading and unloading of vehicles.

·         To be a friendly face of Niclen UK often being the person that the warehouse teams of our customers meet.

Person Specification:

·         Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Honest and trustworthy.

·         An interest in: Lighting/Sound/Video or rigging equipment.

·         Technical/Mechanical brain – naturally curious how things all go together.

·         Confident and keen to see things through to completion.

·         Ability to work within a fast-moving environment.

·         Able to work to tight deadlines.

·         Great problem-solving skills.

·         Preference to work in tidy and safe environments with ability to encourage others.

·         Able to perform manual handling – e.g. assisting with loading vans.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel and Outlook.

·         Full UK driving licence (ideally).

·         To be trained in and be competent at loading and unloading vehicles (training can be provided).

·         Able to move and lift heavy objects.

·         Forklift license (Desirable, training can be provided).


Hours: 8.00-5.30, Monday to Friday (1 Hour lunch break)

Salary range: dependant on skills and experience, overtime available, plus workplace pension.

Terms: This is a permanent full-time post.

The offer is subject to a probation period of 6 months and successful DBS check.

Holiday entitlement for full-time employees is 22 days per annum plus bank holidays.

Tagged as: lighting, rigging, video, technical, sound, trainee, pre-tech

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