Plant Fitter

Location Peterborough
Job Type Contract
Salary £15 - 16 per hour Overtime
Contact Steve Harrhy
Call 0116 216 7009
Reference 187564/614/SHC

Plant Fitter / Service Engineer – Heavy Industry (Quarrying / Recycling / Agricultural / Construction Forklifts)

Peterborough / Corby / Kettering

£15 per hour / £33k + Overtime (average earnings of £40k)

This market leading manufacturer of large heavy construction equipment has consistently grown over the last 3 years and they are looking to maintain this expansion into the future. Supplying to customers in buoyant sectors such as Infrastructure and Construction, they simply aren’t going to quieten down in the future. If you are looking for a secure opportunity where you can develop your career through excellent training and development, then this role is for you. Please contact Steve Harrhy at ATA Recruitment on 07827295376.

The day to day responsibilities of the Plant Fitter will involve the following:

  • Service, maintenance and refurbishment of large construction equipment

  • Strip down of a wide range of components / systems and rebuilding the machines

  • Fault find and repair to a component level

  • Mechanical systems / components – gear boxes, tracks, hydraulics, levers, rams, large housings, mechanical enclosures, fabrications and bearings.

  • Electrical systems / components – cabling, wiring, switches, panels, sensors, ECU’s, PCB’s

  • Using large lifting equipment such as cranes, slings and pulleys

  • Working days (8:30am – 5:30pm), factory based, some occasional site-based visits.

  • Overtime paid at 1.5x & 2x

The skills required for the Plant Fitter are the following:

  • Previous experience in a Plant Fitter / Maintenance Role on heavy machinery

    • Plant equipment, construction equipment, agricultural machinery

  • Able to work from both mechanical and electrical engineering drawings

  • Fault Find & Repair experience on mechanical and electrical components and systems

  • Ability to work autonomously and use your own initiative

  • Physically fit as this role is extremely active and involves heavy lifting

The benefits of joining this company as a Plant Fitter are the following:

  • Fantastic training and development

  • Growing business with opportunities for progression into team leader roles

  • Plenty of overtime available to help increase your total earnings

To be considered for this role please either hit the 'Apply' button on this site or email your CV directly to I can also be contacted on 07827295376. I look forward to hearing from you!

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