Workshop Fitter Plant

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Tyne and Wear
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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
Telehandlers
Site Dumpers
Excavators 20 Tonne and Compact Excavators
Compaction Equipment
Trucks
Buses
Cars
Forklift Trucks

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