Heavy Plant Fitter

Recruiter
Staffbase Recruitment Limited
Location
Grantham
Salary
£35k - £39k pa + OT
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Staffbase is recruiting for the position of Heavy Plant Fitter / Mechanic to undertake workshop based mechnical maintenance activities on a range of mobile plant at our client's busy production plant in Grantham. The Role: Reporting to the maintenance manager you will be responsible for ensuring that all mobile plant including forklift trucks, dumpers, tele-handlers, crawler tractors, bull dozers and other materials handling equipment is effectively maintained and kept in a serviceable condition. 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, pneumatics and basic vehicle electric systems. Provide running repairs to the fleet dealing with things like; greasing kin-pins, maintaining / replacing hoses, control levers, seat, attachments, clamps, masts etc. Ensuring all necessary service, repair and inspection reports / documentation is accurately maintained. Compliance with all relevant inspection and health and safety policies and procedures. Candidates: Applicants will have at least 5 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, vehicle hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical controls. 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 Benefits Excellent salary & pension 28 days annual leave Life Insurance

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