HGV / Plant Fitter

Recruiter
Staffbase Recruitment Ltd
Location
Grantham
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
24 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Our client is a very successful business and Staffbase have been appointed to recruit for the position of HGV / Plant Mechanic.

We are looking for candidates who have previous HGV or mobile plant fitter experience to work in a busy maintenance workshop at our client's production plant near Grantham.

The Role:

Reporting to the maintenance manager you will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance service ands repair of a wide range of plant and machinery including forklift trucks, dumpers, tele-handlers, excavators, bull dozers and other materials handling equipment.

Your plant inspection, service and maintenance duties will include but is not limited to the following;

  • Inspection, fault find and repair of diesel engines, gearboxes, hydraulics, and basic vehicle electric systems.
  • Perform LOLER & PUWER inspections and complete relavant documentation
  • Provide running repairs to the fleet dealing with things like; greasing kin-pins, maintaining / replacing hoses, control levers, seat, attachments, clamps, masts etc.
  • Compliance with all relevant inspection and health and safety policies and procedures.


Candidates:

Applicants will have at least 3 years previous work experience in a similar role.

You will be familiar with working in a busy vehicle maintenance workshop environment and you will demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of diesel engines.

Candidates with hydraulics experience / knowledge will be beneficial.

Ideally you will have valid vehicle maintenance / mechanical fitter qualifications however time-served fitters with a robust employment history will be most welcome.

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday + OT
Benefits
Excellent salary & pension
28 days annual leave
Life Insurance

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