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Small Tools Fitter

Applications Close 2nd October 2017

Up to £12.39 per hour + pension + healthcare

We have an exciting vacancy for an experienced Small Plant & Tools Fitter to join our busy Stores department based in Carlisle. You will be dedicated to, and play a pivotal role in the success and growth of the department.

As a Small Tools Fitter, you will be working as part of a small enthusiastic team providing maintenance, servicing and testing of small tools and equipment in our Stores and on site.

Ideally, you will have experience of tool hire fleet maintenance.  Candidates from a vehicle maintenance background will be considered.


  • Inspecting, servicing & repairing small plant
  • PAT testing
  • Ensuring servicing schedules are followed and up to date
  • Carrying out routine safety inspections
  • Supporting and encouraging safe working practices for all staff and operatives.
  • Ensuring existing 5s principles are adhered to
  • Ensuring an efficient customer service is offered and maintained

Required Skills:

  • Relevant mechanical qualifications or experience
  • Knowledge of small plant & equipment eg. Generators, Stone Saws, Power Tools
  • Valid driving license
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good PC skills
  • Problem solving
  • Able to work to statutory regulations and standards.

A PAT testing certificate and safety training in Abrasive wheels, Manual Handling & Forklift truck would be advantageous, but not essential.

This is an excellent role for a Small Tools Fitter who has initiative and flexibility and can work as part of a team, or unsupervised.

In return for your commitment and can-do attitude, you will receive a basic pay rate of up to £12.39 per hour, pension and healthcare.

My time at Story has allowed me to further my career by letting me become more specialised in certain aspects of my role.

– John Shead, Plant Fitter



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