Mobile Plant Engineer

Location Orpington
Discipline: Plant Hire, Commercial Vehicles, Agricultural, Waste Management, Rail Plant, Heavy Plant, Groundcare, Demolition, Construction Plant, Capital Equipment
Associated job titles: Goods in , Workshop Fitter , Workshop Engineer , Mechanical Fitter , Mechanical Engineer , Field Service Engineer, Engineer Mechanic , Heavy Plant Fitter, Heavy Plant Engineer , Diesel Fitter , Diesel Engineer, Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30k - 52k per year + + van + O/T
Contact name: Tyler Silsby

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667 224
Job ref: 39066
Published: about 1 month ago

Plant Engineer - salary up to £40,000 with overtime available OTE up to £50k per annum

An exciting opportunity to work within a national hire company based from one of their busiest depots near Orpington. 

The Role:

Our client is recruiting for a dynamic and driven plant engineer with previous experience repairing, servicing and maintaining a wide range of plant equipment  including diggers, dumpers, excavators, rollers etc.

You may be expected to visit customer sites occasionally to carry out repairs to breakdowns but also carry out any remedial works required at the depot within a workshop environment.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a high level of customer service skills with a flexible working attitude and the drive to progress their career.


  • As the plant engineer, you will have experience of working on plant equipment including diggers, dumpers, excavators, compressors, telehandlers, rollers etc.
  • To maintain all machinery in optimum operating condition by servicing, diagnosing and repairing within a busy workshop and out on site
  • Ensure a high standard of Health and Safety for both colleagues and customers.
  • Complete all paperwork, time sheets and job cards efficiently within a given time scale.
  • To promote the company in a professional manor at all times.
  • To maintain Health and Safety to company and HSE regulations.

Do you have the following attributes?

  • Ability to identify faults quickly and repair accordingly
  • Previous experience working as a plant fitter, plant technician, plant mechanic, workshop engineer, service engineer or mobile engineer/fitter
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of diesel engines
  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plant Maintenance or time served
  • Full UK Driving Licence. 

Benefits included for the Plant Engineer:

  • Monday - Friday working hours!
  • Salary up to £40k -  OTE up to £50k with overtime
  • Overtime available to boost up your salary during the week!
  • Weekend work available but not necessary! 

The Company:

Our client near Croydon is a leading plant hire company, focused on providing an outstanding service to their customers within the hire industry, supplying a range of construction plant equipment. 

The company has plenty of industry experience, maintaining their high reputation and consistency and are looking to expand their engineering team by taking on a workshop plant engineer.