Mechanical Fitter

Location Flax Bourton
Salary: £35000 to £40000
Job ref: 317
Published: about 1 month ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Their innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

 

We are currently looking for a Mechanical Fitter based near Bristol to work at a Quarry and Asphalt Plant. 

 

As a Mechanical Fitter you will be reporting to the maintenance team leader, you'll be expected to contribute to the preparation and development of safe working methods for repair procedures and respond to plant breakdowns – ensuring assets are returned to production in a timely manner, and temporary fixes are followed up with a permanent solution.

 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Mechanical Fitter, preferably in a Quarry, Asphalt or Concrete Plants, or in industrial maintenance, or be a competent auto mechanic (although experience in similar industries will be considered). You will be required to work between the hours of 14:00 to 24:00 hours.

 

The Mechanical Fitter will have the ability to find solutions to maintenance issues and complete preventive maintenance inspections on the mobile plant equipment.

 

Qualifications

  • Recognised apprenticeship or equivalent (preferably a higher-level standard)
  • Strong mechanical background, heavy industry preferred
  • Computer literate. Familiarity with computer software (word, excel, etc.)
  • Asphalt plant and static plant experience preferred

 

As well as a competitive salary package, our client offer all employees career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

 

  • Overtime rates
  • Bonus
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the employee reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities

 

Any additional maintenance that’s completed out of hours (evenings and weekends) will be paid at time and a half, or double if it’s on a Sunday.

 

The position is to start ASAP and we have immediate interview slots available.

 

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