Plant Fitter (135jc)

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Ex-Mil Recruitment is for Ex-Military by Ex-Military

Plant Fitter (135jc) – Henfield, West Sussex – £40 – 45k + Benefits


This outstanding client is at the forefront of Costal Erosion Mitigation and are now looking to recruit an experienced Plant Fitter to join their award-winning team.


You will be reporting to the Workshop Foreman and your role will be to be responsible for the safe & cost-effective repair & maintenance of plant & equipment, without harm to people, the environment & targeting zero defects.


Their company Mission is “To be nationally recognised as an innovative leader throughout the civil engineering and construction industry through sustainable growth”


Therefore, your role will consist of:

•        Carry out designated tasks as instructed by Workshop Foreman, dealing with any scheduled repairs as well as unscheduled repairs and checks as they arise.

•        Diagnose and apply the relevant mechanical and electrical repairs whilst ensuring compliance with any relevant risk assessments and method statements.

•        Repair or replace damaged or worn parts and test equipment to ensure any repairs are adequate.

•        Carry out fabrication, welding and gas cutting as required.

•        Carrying out routine servicing of vehicles, plant, and equipment, ensuring service records are completed and maintained.

•        Carry out diagnostics of vehicles and equipment both in the workshop and on site.

•        Operate within level of skill, competence, and certification as appropriate.

•        Ensure spares & oils are booked to the correct job/equipment and liaise with the Workshop Foreman & Yard/Stores Operative to ensure stock/spares are maintained, minimizing waste & over ordering.

•        Maintain good timekeeping and productivity.

•        Utilise tools & equipment correctly & safely. Ensure spill kits are deployed where appropriate & are disposed of safely & effectively back at the yard.

•        Maintain a tidy work area at all times and assist the team in carrying out weekly cleaning of the workshop and yard area.

•        Must maintain any provided vehicle in a clean & tidy condition, carrying out daily defect inspections and ensuring any tools/equipment held in vehicle are inspected, calibrated and in good working order, reporting any defects.


To eligible for this role, you will need the following:

•        Full UK Driving License

•        NVQ in Plant and Vehicle Mechanics

•        Have a Labourer or Skilled Worker CSCS card

•        Able to use of diagnostic equipment

•        Able to work at high concentration levels to ensure ‘right 1st time’

•        Can prioritise with good time management

•        Self-motivated & disciplined

•        Knowledge and competence working with hydraulics, electrical, mechanical, and pneumatics, pumps, and 2-stroke engines as a minimum.

•        At least 3 years’ experience in working with heavy plant, vehicles, tools, and equipment.

•        Have worked within a construction environment

•        Adaptable and flexible

•        Comfortable in a fast paced and reactive environments.

•        Treats all who you interact with equally, with courtesy and respect

•        Proven team player who can enjoy a challenge

•        Good level of fitness

•        Proactive and enthusiastic attitude


The ideal candidate would be someone who has already worked in Plant vehicles, and would probably come from the REME, RE or RAF and who has experience on working on heavy plant machinery. Most of the role is based at their depot site, but there may be some travel involved as well, which may include overnight stays.


In return they are offering an excellent salary base, as well as a full benefits package which includes Company Pension Scheme, Holidays and working in a great team environment.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin, at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500 or or via the website

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