Plant Engineer

Newton Abbot, Devon
Up to £14.00 per hour
02 Aug 2022
30 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Plant Engineer

About Clee Hill Plant

Established in 1965, employing over 190 staff and with a turnover in excess of £20m, Clee Hill is the largest compaction and surface dressing hire company in the UK. We also operate a ‘general purpose’ fleet of compact and mid-range sized construction and materials handling equipment across the UK. We have been operating over 55 years which is a testament to our culture of “committed to service in everything we do.”

Clee Hill Plant has a nationwide network of 9 depots (Glasgow, Darlington, Stoke, Chesterfield, Ludlow, Corby, Andover, Dartford and Newton Abbot) with a Plant and Machinery fleet of over 2,500 machines.

The role

We have an opportunity available for a qualified Plant Engineer / Fitter at our Newton Abbot Depot (TQ12 3PW).

Reporting to Workshop Manager the main purpose of the role is to service and repair a wide range of plant equipment and vehicles in accordance with Company and Manufacturers Service Schedules.

As a Mobile Plant Engineer, you will be maintaining and supporting our fleet of plant equipment and responding to breakdowns and carrying out preventative maintenance as required.

We also provide Training such as NVQ’s in Plant Maintenance, product training on JCB, HAMM, Kubota, Welfare Units, Breakers, Chippers, Deutz and Hydrema.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will be suitably qualified and have experience in the maintenance and repair of the same or similar types of plant and equipment within our fleet.

Essential Skills and Qualities:

  • Proven qualifications and experience as a Plant Fitter/Engineer
  • A valid driving licence
  • Able to work as part of a Team
  • Flexible, keen to embrace new training opportunities, which may on occasion require staying away
  • Customer Service focused

Benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate up to £14.00 dependent upon experience and discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Overtime at an enhanced rate
  • Standby/Call out rota
  • Employer contributory pension
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays with service enhancements

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