Fitter

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Fitter
  • Company
  • HSS Hire
  • Reference Number
  • 4030
  • Location
  • Treforest CDC
  • Job Description
  • At HSS Hire we have an exciting opportunity for a Fitter / Engineer to join our team. You will be given the opportunity to work for the largest tool hire provider in the country! With over 10,000 products, a forward-thinking culture and opportunity to develop with our wide variety of training courses that allow you to build the career of your choice.

    We are open to skill set for this position so candidates from any mechanical background are welcome to apply!

    As a Fitter / Engineer you will have the opportunity to service and repair our full range of hire equipment and tools; maintaining the quality, safety, reliability and availability of hire stock in a cost-effective manner.

    In this role you will take responsibility for the routine service and maintenance of all hire equipment and products, carrying out the refurbishment of equipment and products where necessary and maintain and ensure maximum workshop productivity in line with company targets, ensuring product damage is highlighted to company guidelines on Health & Safety at Work.

    Overall, your main duties will be to:

    • Routine service and maintenance of all hire equipment and products including electrical testing where required
    • Carry out the refurbishment of equipment and products where necessary
    • Liaise with the Workshop Manager when spare parts are required to ensure cost-effective repairs
    • Ensure service records are maintained and updated onto the in-house system (Spanner) and daily worksheets are populated
    • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned to the highest standard ready for hire
    • Adhere to company guidelines on Health & Safety at work at all times
    • Ensure the workshop is safe, tidy and organised at all times

    Who are we looking for?
    The successful candidate will have experience in maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment, great communication skills and manual handling awareness skills. If you work in the Hire industry that’s great, if not that’s not a problem as long as you can demonstrate a sound understanding of the maintenance of the equipment we hire.

    Experience working on power tools, diesel and 2/4-stroke petrol engines or experience with Mechanical/Electrical engineering is advantageous.​​​​​​​

    What do you get back? 

    In line with our culture and values we Make it safe, Make it happen, Make it better and Make it together. So we promise that your career with us will be rewarding. Here are just some of the benefits you have access to when you join:   

    • Competitive salary with access to our group pension plan 
    • Holiday allowance of 20 days increased to 25 days when you hit 5 years of service  
    • Holiday Buy scheme giving you the option to purchase up to 5 days (FTE) of annual leave 
    • FREE Hire from our core range, with 50% off for friends and family  
    • Full work wear and PPE provided with a full induction on entry to your new position, covering everything from Health and Safety to the ins and outs of your role 
    • Training and development – on our Learning Lab you will get the opportunity to continuously further your career and complete courses suited to your role 
    • Inclusive and innovative culture and great recognition including Long Service Awards and an Annual Survey where you can have your say and contribute to how we continue to improve 
    • Wellbeing and Healthcare support– you are the heart of our business, and we are committed to making sure you stay happy and healthy at work and at home.  Our support includes :
      • Mental Health First Aiders 
      • An Employee Assistance Programme which is free support 24/365 
      • A Healthcare Cashplan which means you can claim cashback on lots of different healthcare costs including prescription charges, dental check-ups, glasses, physiotherapy and even a massage! 
      • Access for you and your family to our wellbeing platform which incudes benefits such as a 24/7 GP consultation service, get fit programmes including diet support with guidance from a nutritionist, life events counselling and much more.  
    • Discounts and cashback on our benefits site with a huge range of purchases including days out, restaurants, gym memberships, shopping and lots more 
    • Life assurance is provided at twice your annual salary  
    • You will get the choice of other benefits that work for you through our Benefits portal – you pick the benefits you want – such as holiday buy and cycle to work schemes ​​​​​​​

    Who are HSS?

    The short answer? We are a leading provider of tools, equipment, and support services to a huge range of industries across the UK and Ireland, all powered by the latest technology. We can supply over 9,000 bits of equipment, from industrial generators and cranes, right down to carpet cleaners and floor sanders, and everything in between.

    And it does not stop there. We supply everything our customers need to get the most out of the equipment they hire from us, so whether that’s fuel, training courses for their colleagues, consumables like sandpaper, whatever they need to get the job done, we can provide it. ​​​​​​​


    ​​​​​​​At HSS, we prioritise inclusivity and diversity. Therefore, we are committed to attracting, recruiting, and supporting candidates and colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds. This helps us to facilitate a rich mix of culture and experience across the entire Group, ensuring mental and physical wellbeing remain at the forefront of work force.   

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