Job Title: Heavy Plant Fitter
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £60,000
Job Type: Permanent
Industry/Specialist Area: Construction
Heavy Plant Fitter
Our client is proud to be one of the UK’s leading rail and civil engineering contractors and has earned an enviable reputation for quality, innovation, and customer service. The business is represented throughout the UK by a network of regional offices, each offering a full portfolio of project disciplines. This enables them to provide all their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineered solution, regardless of a project size of location. Our client has all appropriate UK, European and International industry standards to ensure safety, procurement and working practices are adhered to. Our client is focused on building upon their history and reputation of quality workmanship and timely project completion.
Due to continued growth and a number of recent successful contract awards our client is now seeking to appoint a Fitter required to work on a wide variety of heavy construction plant, crawler cranes, rigs and various other machinery and equipment. You will be carrying out repairs, servicing and planned / reactive / preventative maintenance on a wide range of large construction machinery and heavy plant. Our client will offer you a stable and secure career with further qualifications, training and development also available.
You will also be required to carry out the servicing, inspection and repair of a fleet of company owned plant and equipment that must be kept in a “fit for purpose” state at all times. You will be working on hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and electrical systems, as such, a good understanding and practical experience in these areas is required. The position will also involve producing, keeping and maintaining reports, servicing records and other paperwork with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency. To carry out this role successfully you will also require a full UK driving licence.
This position requires an individual with a demonstrable track record of providing practical, hands on expertise to a wide range of heavy construction plant, and / or large construction machinery. A highly rewarding package is on offer to attract the best candidate, this will include a generous basic salary, bonuses, overtime payments, accommodation allowances, a fully financed commercial vehicle and an extensive additional benefits package.