Workshop Fitter Plant

Tyne and Wear
10 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Workshop Fitter

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Plant Fitter to join our client at their very busy Depot here in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Workshop Manager / Depot Foreman, the Workshop Fitter is responsible for the following:-

Repairing / overhauling and maintaining plant & tools, ensuring that customer breakdowns are dealt with in a timely manner to limit downtime, and machines are serviced in time to ensure hire commitments are met.

Ensuring all repair work necessary as a result of customer damage is recorded and paperwork is raised to ensure customer is charged appropriately.

Ensuring tools are used correctly, adequately maintained, tested before use, and securely stored.

Obtaining / requesting from stores all parts necessary to carry out repairs.

Salvaging usable parts from machines being repaired / scrapped.

Carrying out minor welding tasks on plant.

Carrying out minor painting to plant.

Carrying out minor electrical tasks on plant.

Ensuring all work is carried out in a safe and timely

Wearing appropriate PPE and using safety equipment to complete the task undertaken

Maintaining a safe and hazard free work area

Checking company vehicles before use and driving in a safe and courteous manner, along with timely reporting of any vehicle defects.

Reporting any accidents (person, property or vehicles) via the Accident / Incident report system.

Carrying out any other duties as requested by immediate line manager or Director.
Candidate Skills

To be considered for this role if you will need to have a good working knowledge of Mechanics, Hydraulics and Electrical Diagnostics along with experience of working on the servicing, repair and Maintenance of:-

Mobile Plant
Site Dumpers
Excavators 20 Tonne and Compact Excavators
Compaction Equipment
Forklift Trucks

In return you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.