Heavy Plant Fitter

Recruiter
Staffbase Recruitment
Location
Grantham
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum OT
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Staffbase is recruiting for the position of Heavy Plant Fitter to undertake site / workshop based maintenance activities at our client's busy production plant in Grantham.

The Role:

Reporting to the maintenance manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all mobile plant including forklift trucks, dumpers, tele-handlers, crawler tractors, bull dozers and other materials handling equipment is effectively maintained and kept in a serviceable condition.

Your plant inspection, service and maintenance duties will include but is not limited to the following;

Inspection, fault find and repair of diesel engines, gearboxes, hydraulics, pneumatics and basic vehicle electric systems.

Provide running repairs to the fleet dealing with things like; greasing kin-pins, maintaining / replacing hoses, control levers, seat, attachments, clamps, masts etc.

Ensuring all necessary service, repair and inspection reports / documentation is accurately maintained.

Compliance with all relevant inspection and health and safety policies and procedures.

Candidates:

Applicants will have at least 5 years previous work experience in a similar role.

You will be familiar with working in a busy vehicle maintenance workshop environment and you will demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of diesel engines, vehicle hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical controls.

Ideally you will have valid vehicle maintenance / mechanical fitter qualifications however time-served fitters with a robust employment history will be most welcome.

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm
Benefits
Excellent salary & pension
28 days annual leave
Life Insurance