Plant Fitter

Location Worthing
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + package
Contact name: Oscar Trotter

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH2400_1715850273
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 03/06/24

Are you a Plant Fitter seeking your next position?

I am working with one of my clients who is seeking a Plant Fitter to join their team in the civil engineering industry. They are a civil engineering contractor who are working on live project nationwide; however, they need to add a Plant Fitter to their team in Sussex to assist with the repairs and maintenance of equipment and machinery. This role is crucial in ensuring the safe, cost-effective repair and maintenance of plant and equipment across various projects.


  • Carry out repairs, servicing, and maintenance on plant machinery including excavators, dozers, graders, cranes, and other related equipment.

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical faults, adhering to manufacturer guidelines.

  • Ensure compliance with company procedures, policies, method statements, risk assessments, and health & safety regulations.

  • Inspect, test, and tag plant equipment before delivery to site, ensuring timely completion and adherence to quality standards.

  • Attend site/workshop inductions, toolbox talks, and department meetings, following all highlighted rules and guidelines.

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

  • Perform diagnostics on vehicles and equipment both in the workshop and on site.

  • Provide on-site breakdown assistance as required.


  • Ability to show previous experience as a Plant Fitter, ideally within the civil engineering or construction industry.

  • Strong mechanical ability and problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with hydraulic and electrical systems.

  • The correct certifications or qualifications in relevant areas (e.g., CPCS, IPAF).

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and drawings.

  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to safety standards.

  • Full UK driving license (preferably with HIAB/plant operator certification).


  • Competitive salary and package

  • A good working environment alongside a great business to work for

  • Pension scheme and additional employee benefits.

If you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please submit your CV.

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Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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