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Heavy Plant Fitter

  • £20,000 - £35,000 Per Annum
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • St Albans

Heavy Plant Fitter


About the company

Our client who is based in Hertfordshire is a Groundwork subcontractor that prides themselves on their excellent reputation to deliver specialist packages on commercial and residential projects with package values up to £1M within budget and to program whilst always maintaining high standards and quality.

This business with experience spanning over two decades in delivering projects across all sectors including commercial, education, hospitality, residential, sports & leisure, transportation with project locations within London and the surrounding home counties. Each projects’ individual challenges gain them experience as a business and reinforces the trust their clients put in to building relationships and reputation throughout the process and overcoming any challenges that may arise. The company has built this reputation through delivering quality across these sectors of works.

About the Opportunity

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is a need for a heavy plant fitter within our clients plant team. Key responsibilities will include help with the general maintenance, planned and reactive repairs of fixed and mobile plant and tools, routine maintenance of small tools repairs as necessary to ensure equipment is fit for purpose, travelling to and supporting other sites with maintenance in the event of breakdowns and or planned maintenance shutdowns, keeping the depot/warehouse in a safe worthy condition, in order to work safely, optimise plant availability and efficiency within operational budgets. Ensuring plant is inspected prior to delivery and on return, mechanical and electrical knowledge and experience with the ability to diagnose and resolve problems efficiently. Being able to adhere to all safety related documentation (safe systems of work, visual task sheets & risk assessments/permits to work etc.) for all maintenance activities. Maintain records of works completed, a strong proactive communication with direct team, depot staff and Hire desk. Support damage team with root cause problem solving exercises and the delivery of continuous improvement.

Within this position, fantastic training and strong career progression opportunities will be offered. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and motivated individual to join an award winning, specialist subcontractor.

About the benefits and rewards

For this permanent position, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend upon previous experience and suitability, however successful individuals could expect to target a basic salary anywhere from £20,000 – £35,000.

Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, we are currently looking for a professional, qualified and experienced heavy Plant technician / Plant Mechanic / Plant Fitter to join our workshop team. You will need to have a recognised qualification in Heavy Vehicle, Plant Maintenance or small tools at NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent, (A high-level of experience in the industry will be considered if no qualifications are held) A CSCS card will be an advantage as this would be required when accessing sites for repair. A driving licence is a requirement due to the location and nature of this role.