Mechanical Fitter

Staffbase Recruitment
Melton Mowbray
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading plant hire business and due to their continued success Staffbase has been appointed to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Mechanical Fitter.

The successful candidate will have excellent HGV, heavy plant maintenance experience. Hydraulics and / or some vehicle electrics diagnostic and repair skills is essential. You will work primarily at our client's maintenance workshop near Melton Mowbray.

The Role:

Reporting to the maintenance manger the successful applicant will be required to undertake planned and service, inspection and repair activities associated with the maintenance of a large fleet of HGV vehicles and other heavy mobile plant.

The role is workshop based however you will be required to attend on-site breakdowns if and when necessary.

Duties will include but is not limited to the following;

  • Vehicle servicing
  • Fault finding and diagnostics
  • Repairs to mechanical and ancillary equipment, hydraulics and bodywork, ensuring that all repairs are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively
  • Overhaul of used equipment ready for sale
  • Pre- and post-hire checks
  • Vehicle inspections
  • MOT preparation
  • Service & maintenance visits to customer sites in England and Wales
  • Completion of relevant paperwork, ensuring that all work undertaken is compliant

The Candidate:

We are looking for a reliable and experienced mechanical fitter who has excellent knowledge of HGV / diesel engines, hydraulics, pneumatics.

  • Mechanical engineer with hydraulics experience is essential
  • Electrics experience an advantage
  • Full driving licence is essential
  • HGV Class 2 licence advantage
  • Mig Welding capabilities

Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm
28 days annual leave