Plant Fitter

Robertson Recruitment
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

These are exciting times for our client. A relatively new venture supported by one of the largest companies in the world they are looking to double in size over the next couple of years. Due to this they are looking to add a Mobile Heavy Plant Fitter to their team Plant team. Based out of a site local to where you live you will be expected to cover nationwide completing planned preventative maintenance along with reactive breakdowns.

Focussed in on Health & Safety you will need to have a background of Plant Maintenance working on excavators, telehandlers, dumpers & Rollers etc with ideally an understanding of CAT, JCB, and Hitachi machines.

In return the company pay a competitive salary, overtime at advanced rates, Pension scheme, Bupa Healthcare, Accident & Life Cover, and Child Care Vouchers to name a few. With plans to expand dramatically there will be future opportunities for career growth and development for the right people.


  • Completion of Planned Preventative Maintenance on JCB, CAT and Hitachi equipment
  • Reactive repair work as and when required including Electrical Fault Finding, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, fault diagnosis etc.
  • Ongoing Continuous Improvement
  • Support and training of work colleagues where appropriate to complete daily checks
  • Record keeping and working to company systems
  • Ensure safety related documentation such as Risk Assessments & Permits to work for all maintenance work are completed and up to date
  • Ongoing communication with sites(s) and Manager

Experience required:

  • NVQ 3 / Apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance related certification
  • CSCS Gold
  • Full and clean driving licence
  • A background of working in Maintenance on Plant such as Excavators, Telehandlers, Dumpers, Rollers etc.
  • Knowledge of Electrical Fault finding, Hydraulics, Fault Diagnosis and Pneumatics
  • A strong focus on safety
  • Flexibility to travel across UK
  • Good Communicator
  • IPAF, Slinger/Signaller, Rope Trained preferable but not essential


  • Salary £35000 - £37,904 per annum depending on experience
  • Monday to Friday hours
  • Pension
  • Company Van
  • Fantastic career opportunities as company grows
  • 29 days holiday
  • Bupa health care
  • Life & Accident Insurance
  • Child Care vouchers

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