Workshop Engineer

Location Frindsbury Extra
Discipline: Plant Hire, Powered Access, Heavy Plant, Demolition, Construction Plant
Associated job titles: Assistant Manager , Workshop Fitter , Workshop Engineer , Test & Run Tool Fitter , Service Engineer , Senior Engineer, Engineer, Plant Fitter , PDI Inspector , PAT Tester , Mobile Engineer , Mechanical Fitter , Mechanical Engineer , Engineer Mechanic , Heavy Plant Fitter, Heavy Plant Engineer , Fitter, Diesel Fitter , Diesel Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £37.5k - 43.5k per year + overtime
Contact name: Rachel Simpson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01933 667229
Job ref: 39016
Published: 15 days ago

Workshop Engineer

We welcome candidates from a variety of engineering backgrounds including Vehicle, Forklifts, Material Handling, Agricultural, HGV, Army, RAF, and the Navy.

If you have engineering experience and have been interested in joining the plant hire industry, now is your chance! This is a fantastic opportunity that you should not let pass. We are recruiting for a workshop engineer to work at a prestigious depot near Frindsbury, carrying out PDI's, servicing and maintenance to a range of plant machinery up to 20 tonnes. This well-established company has a wealth of experience within the industry, providing their friendly staff with great benefits and any additional training needed to succeed within the role 

Our client would welcome applicants currently living in and around the Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham area.

The Job Role of the Workshop Engineer:

  • You will be required to work within a busy workshop, maintaining and servicing a fleet of heavy plant machinery i.e diggers, dumpers, rollers, excavators, and commercial vehicles.
  • Maintenance will include PDIs, LOLER inspections, and general damage repairs.
  • You will be responsible for your own workload ensuring all machinery is fit for hire.

To Be Successful as the Workshop Engineer:
You will have previous experience working as a workshop plant fitter, plant engineer, forklift engineer, agricultural engineer, HGV mechanic, mechanical engineer, hydraulic engineer, electrical engineer, workshop engineer, technician, vehicle mechanic, vehicle engineer, or diesel mechanic. You will ideally have knowledge of construction plant manufacturers including JCB, CAT, Volvo, Kubota, Hitachi, and Komatsu, however this is not essential. You will have extensive experience with mechanical, electrical and hydraulic repairs.


  • No weekend work
  • Up to 33 days holiday inc bank holidays
  • An additional days holiday for your birthday
  • Overtime available
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension

The Company
If successful you will be joining a national supplier of heavy construction plant that is continuously growing and is looking to expand their already established team.

Please note that all potential employment offers are subject to pre-employment checks.