Plant Fitter


Reference: 31978
£30k - 35k per year + DOE + vehicle + O/T
Essex, Hertfordshire, North London, East London
Closing Date: 17/09/2019

As the successful experienced plant fitter you will be local to Chelmsford/Harlow and will work within a fast paced workshop with regular site visits to cover breakdown repairs on the following machinery excavators, dumpers, diggers, forklifts & telehandlers, rollers and some powered access machinery including manufactures such as  JCB, CAT, Kubota, Hitachi, Thwaites. This role requires a plant fitter who can hit the ground running and fit into a busy experienced team of well established plant fitters.

Benefits of Plant Fitter

  • £30k - £35K DOE
  • Monday - Friday 45hours per week
  • Van, laptop and company mobile phone
  • O/T paid at 1.5 after 45 hours
  • Profit related bonus scheme
  • 30 days per year paid Holidays.

The Job Role of the Plant Fitter

  • You will be required to work as part of an established team carrying out service and repairs in the workshop and occasionally on site with a minimum of 2 years experience working in a similar role
  • Carrying out routine service and maintenance on various plant machinery for example; diggers, dumpers, excavators (up to 8 tonne) telehandlers (up to 14m reach)
  • You will be required to liaise with the parts department along with ensuring all the compliance paperwork is completed accurately.
  • Be fully compliant with health and safety procedures within the depot and on site.
  • Keep up to date with stock levels and keep the service vehicle provided clean and tidy at all times.

To Be Successful as a Plant Fitter

  • You will have previous plant hire/agricultural experience working as a plant fitter, engineer, technician or mechanic.
  • NVQ Level 2 in plant maintenance/mechanical engineering or equivalent would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of construction plant manufacturers such as; JCB, CAT, Kubota, Hitachi, Thwaites etc.

The Company
You would be working for a national company who have a large fleet of plant machinery, currently looking to expand their established and stable team in the Essex/Hertfordshire area.



Agricultural, Construction Plant, Heavy Plant, Plant Hire, Quarrying

Alternative Job Title(s):

Diesel Fitter,Diesel Engineer,Fitter,Heavy Plant Fitter,Heavy Plant Engineer,Mechanical Engineer,Mobile Engineer,Mobile Fitter,Plant Fitter,Service Engineer,Technician


Company Van,Laptop,Mobile Phone,Overtime,Pension