Maintenance Fitter

Switch Base Ltd
St Albans
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Maintenance Fitter - £27,000 - £30,000 basic (depending on experience) + Overtime always available at time and a half + Holidays + Bank Holidays


MONDAY to FRIDAY – 22:30 to 07:30 Monday to Friday 45 hours per week. 30 minutes paid break and 15 minutes paid break.


My client is a well-established firm for over 100 years and is a successful, leading integrated service provider of bespoke recycling solutions for paper, cardboard, plastics, glass, wood and cans.

The ideal candidate will be working closely with the management team and to keep the plant fully operational through daily maintenance of all the fixed plant, including Balers, Screeners, Picking lines and Materials Recovery plant. The site is operating from 06:00 to 23:00 hours 6 days a week and it is essential that maintenance is completed outside of working hours to maximise production.

There is also excellent progression based on performance.

Experienced with

• Hydraulics, Pumps and lifting equipment
• Electrics, Basic electrical experience
• Welding
• Conveyors and Electrical motors and Gearboxes
• Managerial Skills (preferably) as you will be working with an apprentice on the shift.


• Check all the fixed plant and make repairs as required so that all plant is in working order for the following days operations.
• Provide preventative maintenance plan for Plant
• Service equipment to scheduled service requirements
• Set up and manage routine maintenance of the plant
• Keep a stock of all wear and tear parts
• Provide detailed list of parts to be ordered
• Ensure all Health and Safety devices are in place and working
• Complete any repair maintenance as require by management
• Brief and De-brief management/Supervisors on a daily basis
• Complete job cards and Job sheets daily
• Liaise with other staff member regarding daily issues to be resolved.


• Experience working in an industrial environment or within the recycling and waste management sectors a huge advantage.
• Ability to work without a supervisor and problem solve on own initiative.
• Previous industry experience as a maintenance fitter is necessary.
• Electrical/Mechanical background required.
• To be hands on, driven, motivated, determined and have the ability to work using your own initiative.
• Skilled technician and/or have an engineering qualification.
• Previous experience in a similar role essential - A good knowledge of electrics would be useful.
• Excellent awareness and knowledge of Health & Safety.
• To be prepared to work in a busy industrial and challenging environment.

If you are seeking an exciting new opportunity to work for a strong successful leading company, then please contact Michelle on (Apply online only) / (Apply online only) who is solely working on this role. All information is kept within the strictest confidence

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