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Plant Maintenance Engineer


Job description

We are currently seeking a skilled technician to join our busy servicing and hire department. The successful candidate will be able to service, diagnose and repair all types of plant equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Equipment pre-delivery inspections completed.
  • Equipment service, diagnosis, repair and/or test completed as scheduled to departmental and Company standards.
  • Continue to meet performance targets.
  • Diagnose faults and diligently undertake all core and other trade works, as instructed, ensuring that the quality of work meets the highest standards and that targets are achieved.
  • Cost up customers repair for parts and labour to be included in admin quotes.
  • Ensure general workshop tidiness.
  • Maintain tools, plant, and equipment while ensuring general workshop tidiness.
  • Ensure the general security of tools, plant, and equipment and of workshop areas.
  • Set up and operate equipment following manufacturers’ guidelines and/or procedures.
  • Carry out precision measuring/testing of equipment following clear set procedures.
  • Provide standard guidance and advice to apprentices through on-the-job training.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken including job tickets and timesheets and other required paperwork.
  • Responsible for any assigned vehicle's maintenance checks on a daily basis, reporting defects or similar to the line manager as soon as possible where applicable.
  • Must be available and responsible for emergency calls during working hours for any work as instructed.

Skills & Experience

  • Vocational qualification, e.g., HND/HNC, City & Guilds and/or SVQ Level 3 in relevant subject (or equivalent).
  • Diesel generator and air compressor experience.
  • Pressure washer experience would be an advantage.
  • Good mechanical and technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Have a current valid driving licence.
  • Working knowledge of relevant systems, equipment, and processes.
  • Good understanding of relevant regulations and procedures including Health and Safety requirements.
  • The ability to work on their own and make decisions relevant to the successful outcome and conclusion of the equipment servicing, repair, and test processes.
  • Be I.T. literate and have good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change


  • Employee discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff uniforms
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extra holidays (after 1 year)
  • Discretionary Company Bonus

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