Plant Hire Diesel Mechanic

Ash Employment Services Ltd
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Plant Hire Diesel Mechanic/Workshop Fitter – Witney, Oxfordshire

Nationwide Plant Hire Company

Urgently Required - Immediate Start – Possibly Temporary (3 months’ Probation) to Permanent Position

We are currently recruiting for a Workshop Fitter to work out of our clients Depot in Witney, Oxfordshire. You will be carrying out planned maintenance activities to ensure that the plant machinery operates safely and reliably. The maintenance will include PDIs, safety LOLER inspections, servicing and general damage repairs.

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Depot Manager, the job holder will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of our Plant hire machines whilst at our client sites, whilst delivering a high level of customer service.
The main responsibilities of the role are:

The repair and maintenance of all types of plant machinery from 1.5t mini diggers to 35t excavators, as well as dumpers, rollers and telehandlers

You need to be self-motivated and be able to turn around machines quickly with accuracy, and you will also be responsible for ensuring the machinery is fit for hire.

Skills and Qualifications:

•Qualified Diesel Mechanic
•Driving licence with no more than 3 points
•Good spoken and written English
•Able to work without instruction, work under pressure and on own initiative


•NVQ Level 2/3 in Plant Maintenance
•Demonstrate a full and varied knowledge of all plant
•CSCS Card
•Use of iPad technology


•Servicing and repairing hire equipment and plant
•Have proven experience on plant vehicle repairs and have an analytical approach to problem solving
•Maintaining and exceeding workshop targets and efficiency

Hours: 52 hours per week Monday - Friday between 7.00am - 6.00pm

Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 p.a., we offer 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) and a contributory pension scheme when taken on permanently.
This could possibly be a temp to perm role (3 month probation) you will be paid £12.60 per hour (£34000.00)

(Ash Employment Services Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity)

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