Plant Fitter



Closes 03/02/2023

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Story Plant values its people and rewards success. We provide quality operated plant to several rail and construction businesses and are in a strong growth phase currently. We are proud of our reputation looking after our people and customers.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Fitter to join our highly successful team in Normanton. You will be dedicated to and play a pivotal role in the success and growth of the department. This is a superb role opportunity for the successful candidate to grow their career, development, and experiences in an exciting Industry.

The Role

As a fitter, you will be responsible for providing efficient maintenance, servicing, and testing of all Plant, ensuring all regulatory and safety requirements are met.  You will provide onsite support as required across the spectrum of site working protocols and shifts

Key responsibilities include:

  • Effective maintenance of Plant machinery ensuring that all servicing and repairs are conducted to meet regulatory requirements and business plans
  • Identifying if a service is required and any defects or damage, ensuring parts are ordered where required  
  • Completing monthly detailed inspection on Rail attachments and trailers and twice monthly inspections Construction machinery 
  • Undertaking pre-delivery inspection, identify any issues and take the appropriate action 
  • Ensuring that all external testing and proof load testing is arranged proactively  
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date documentation, records and systems
  • Completing all service and PDI sheets accurately and record appropriately 
  • Completing all service log accurately and in a timely fashion 
  • Attending site call outs (including night calls) to repair any breakdowns 
  • Providing fitter cover on site as and when required, including load all and thermic lancer procedures, as directed by site agent/plan 
  • Operate machinery as and when required 
  • Provide gas cutting on the rail as required to meet plan deliverables  
  • Ensure service van is stocked and replenished with the necessary tools/kit 
  • Responding to Client repair calls within two hours 
  • Any other responsibilities as requested by your line manager 

The ideal candidate

As the ideal candidate, you will need:

  • To be qualified and/or hold current certificates for Load All, Thermic Lancing, Gas Cutting, PTS 
  • RPA assessed / signed off 
  • NVQ level 3 in Plant Maintenance or equivalent 
  • Experience in machine and Plant maintenance  
  • To hold a current forklift truck certificate 
  • Good working knowledge of Construction and Rail industry, with site working experience 
  • Computer literacy in MS Office suite, Outlook and Plant software package 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • To be customer focussed  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Full driving licence 

This is an excellent role for a fitter who has initiative and can work as part of a team, or unsupervised. If this sounds like the role for you, click Apply Now

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