Heavy Plant Fitter

Staffbase Recruitment
£30000 - £35000/annum OT
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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.


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
Excellent salary & pension
28 days annual leave
Life Insurance