Workshop Fitter/ Counter Balance/ Loading Shovel Fitter

St. Albans
03 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Pearce Recycling
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Workshop Fitter / Counter Balance / Loading Shovel Fitter

Location: St Albans

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours per week: Monday to Friday, 50 hours per week with alternate Saturdays.

Shift: Two shifts available: 6.00am to 4.00pm and/or 2.00pm to 12.00am (midnight)

The Company:

The Company, a family owned businesses who have been in the recycling industry for over 100 years, are recruiting for an experienced heavy plant fitter to work on a variety of machinery. Varying from 18t Loading Shovels, and 360 excavators to counterbalance forklifts, cherry pickers and a variance between. They operate a variety of machine brands such as Caterpillars, JCB’s and Liebherr, so a preference in these brands is preferred.

The Role:

The applicant must be able to carry out planned maintenance and breakdown repairs on the Mobile plant operating at their St Albans Location in Hertfordshire.

An industry background within Waste and Recycling, Construction, Demolition or Quarrying would be particularly appropriate as this role will suit an “all-rounder” with a flexible attitude and proactive working style.

Key Duties:

* Maintaining all fixed plant, including planned servicing inspections, emergency breakdowns and repairs.
* Ensure planned servicing schedules are adhered to in accordance with the Manufacturers specifications and company policies.
* Inspect and service all fixed plant to a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedule specified by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and company requirements.
* Carry out a large variety of general yard maintenance ranging from painting to cleaning gutters
* Carry out Plant safety inspections in line with group policy.
* Conduct daily duties in a safe working manner whilst adhering to (QHSE) obligations under the Health & Safety at work ACT 1974 and follow the code of safe working practice in the work place.
* Report any unsafe acts, hazards, defective equipment to your safety advisor and maintain a safe working environment at all times.

Key Skills & Experience:


* Possess personal basic engineering tool kit (Spanners, sockets, screwdrivers etc.)
* Experience in maintaining material transfer equipment (conveyor belts, sorting screens etc.)
* Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
* Must have a flexible approach
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
* Electrical experience
* Welder / Fabricator
* Good Communicator
* Follow both written and verbal instruction


* Computer literate
* PLC system expertise
* Experience dealing with operational Staff
* Operational experience within a Processing/Recycling or Waste Facility.

Applicants must ensure they are able to work the required shift.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job title of; Service Technician, Welder, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Fitter, Fabricator, Electrical Engineer, Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Technician, Repair Technician, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Installation Engineer, Repairs Engineer, Heavy Plant Engineer may also be considered for this role.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs