Plant Fitter – Preston

  • Vacancy Title
  • Plant Fitter – Preston
  • Location
  • Preston
  • Company
  • Smiths Hire
  • Job Description
  • As a business, we supply all types of customers and organisations with a range of specialist equipment. From plant machinery for large construction and industrial contracts to domestic power tools for that DIY project at home. With 16 Hire It Centres located across the region we really do have it covered!

    As a Plant Fitter you must:

    • Have experience with repairing, servicing and maintaining Plant machinery.
    • Have the ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.
    • Be reliable and have a flexible proactive approach.
    • Have good literacy, numeracy and computer skills.
    • Have the ability to diagnose faults on construction equipment and associated tool hire equipment.
    • Experience with diesel engines (training on petrol engines will be considered for the successful candidate).
    • Full clean driving licence.
    • Good diagnostic skills.
    • Good customer service skills.
    • Be able to work at the pace and to the required quality off jobs as allocated to you on a daily basis by the Workshop Foreman/Manager.

    The main Responsibilities of a Plant Fitter are:

    • Repairing, servicing and maintaining Plant machinery in the workshop.
    • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all aspects of the working day.
    • A Plant Fitter must be able to diagnose faults on a variety of equipment.
    • Maintain product knowledge.
    • Carry out other tasks and duties as required.
    • Be able to liaise with people at all levels.
    • Maintain Health and Safety to Company Standards.
    • Will be required to attend breakdowns.

    Working hours;

    • Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm.
    • Saturday: 08:00am – 12:00pm on a rotational basis.

    Employee Benefits Include:

      • Permanent employment.
      • Competitive salary, based on experience.
      • Weekly pay (every Wednesday).
      • 22 Days holiday plus statutory days (30 days in total).
      • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years service.
      • Free tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables & delivery.
      • Career progression.
      • Ongoing training.
      • Full uniform.
      • Bike to work scheme.
      • Auto Enrolment Pension scheme.
      • Discounted Personal Legal Services.

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