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Date Added: Sun 11/02/2024

Field Service Heavy Plant Fitter

Kent, ME17, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £15 - £18.50/hour vehicle, overtime + more

Field Service Heavy Plant Fitter - Kent

£15 - £18.50 Per Hour

Vehicle, Fuel Card, Overtime + More

Alecto Recruitment is currently recruiting for our client, a main dealer of heavy plant machinery, is seeking a skilled and motivated Mobile Plant Fitter to join their team in the Kent area. If you have a strong background in heavy plant maintenance, a passion for diagnosing and repairing machinery, and a commitment to professional growth, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

About the Role

As a Mobile Plant Fitter, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation and longevity of various heavy plant machinery. You will be responsible for servicing, repairing, and maintaining a range of equipment, employing your technical expertise to troubleshoot hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical issues.

What's on Offer

Competitive hourly rate in the range of £15 - £18.50, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Company vehicle provided for business use, ensuring convenience and flexibility.

Fuel card for covering expenses related to travel to client sites.

40-hour working week with opportunities for overtime.

Training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge within the heavy plant industry.

Additional benefits and perks to be discussed during the interview process.


Conducting regular maintenance and servicing of heavy plant machinery, adhering to manufacturer's guidelines and industry standards.

Responding promptly to breakdowns and efficiently diagnosing and resolving faults to minimize downtime.

Utilizing your in-depth knowledge of hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems to perform diagnostics and provide effective solutions.

Carrying out repairs and replacements of faulty components, ensuring the highest standards of workmanship.

Performing thorough fault finding and inspections to identify potential issues and recommending preventative maintenance measures.

Collaborating with the team to maintain accurate documentation and ensure compliance with safety protocols.

Delivering exceptional customer service by communicating professionally and building positive client relationships.

Candidate Requirements

Recognized qualifications in heavy plant maintenance or a similar field (NVQ or diploma) are essential.

Proven industry experience in servicing and repairing heavy plant machinery.

Proficiency in diagnosing and troubleshooting hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems.

Knowledge of a variety of heavy plant machinery makes, models, and manufacturers.

A valid driving license is required for this mobile role, involving travel to different client sites.

Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing challenges.

Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, enabling effective interaction with clients and colleagues.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a growing company, please submit your application today. Our client offer competitive compensation packages, training, and opportunities for career advancement.

To apply for this role and find out more details, please forward your CV to Courtney Elliott, (url removed). Alecto Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately
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