Getting to know… Darren Lockhart, Hire Controller

Darren Lockhart, Hire Controller at Total Hire and Sales, oversees the hiring and delivery of tools and equipment. He talked to us about his role and the importance of teamwork. One of the newer members of the team, Darren joined Total Hire and Sales just over a year ago and is based at our London Road depot. Before joining us as a Hire Controller, he was manager of a tyre depot.

Darren’s main responsibility is hiring and delivering equipment to customers, and he gains a lot of satisfaction from meeting their hiring needs. Describing himself as hardworking, helpful and happy, being part of a supportive team is the thing he enjoys most about working at Total Hire and Sales.

When he isn’t at work, Darren enjoys socialising, playing golf and watching footy.

Quick fire Darren:

  • Dog or cat
  • Bacon or sausage
  • Cricket or football
  • Beach or mountains
  • Nottingham Forest or Derby County
  • Tea or coffee
  • Favourite song/band: The Flood, Take That
  • Favourite film: Saving Private Ryan
  • Favourite book: David Beckham’s Autobiography
  • Favourite take-away: Curry

If you want to learn more about being a Hire Controller with Total Hire and Sales, or are interested in a career within the tool plant and equipment hire industry, visit our careers page.