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Plant Fitter

  • Ilkeston (DE7)
  • Very competitive rates
  • Permanent

Ward are a leading Waste Management Specialist located in the East Midlands. We offer Metal and Waste recycling services to homes and businesses throughout the UK.

The Role:

We are looking for a time served Plant Fitter to join our team, based at our Ilkeston site. The role is full time Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturday shifts when required.

You will be responsible for pre-start checks, day to day maintenance and implementation of a robust PPM schedule for mobile and fixed recycling equipment.

Task specific training will be given and your existing certificates will be kept up to date.

You will need to have:

  • Hydraulics and pneumatic fault finding and repair & replacement of components experience
  • Diesel engine experience
  • Wide range of experience in the fault finding/diagnosis and repair of mobile plant such as Liebherr/Sennebogen material handlers, Liebherr/CAT Loading shovels, Telehandlers, FLT’S, Teuton/TANA/Peterson shredders, McCloskey Screens, Compressors
  • Full UK driving license
  • Welding experience (MIG/ARC) + Burning/Cutting with propane/oxygen advantageous
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Conscientious, organised and driven with good communication skills
  • Basic computer knowledge for updating the maintenance scheme upon tasks completed
  • Knowledge of manufacturing/processing environment
  • Time served with relevant plant operation certificates (NPORS or similar)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Van included (fully kitted out) + fuel card + mobile phone.

How to apply

Please complete our online application form here.

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