Mechanical Fitter

Gunness, Scunthorpe
19 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



£Excellent + OT (Basic 40 hour week)

We have an opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to undertake servicing and repair work on trailers, cranes, and mobile plant with one of the leading Port Operators in the area.

As an experienced Plant Fitter / HGV Fitter you will be required to undertake planned maintenance and servicing of all port equipment, such as mobile cranes and a variety of mobile plant including fork lift trucks, trailers and shunt units. You will also be required to respond to breakdowns and failures using problem solving techniques to return the equipment back to service within minimum downtime.

As the role is within a multi-skilled and fully flexible working environment skills in other trades would be a distinct advantage. Experience of hydraulic systems, burning, welding and mobile plant electrics would also be desirable, training will be given wherever required.

The ideal candidate will hold an ONC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, as a minimum, and is likely to have at least three year's experience following completion of a formal apprenticeship. You will also be fully committed to working to health and safety best practice.

Mechanical Fitter Personal Specification:

  • A time served apprentice trained fitter, qualified to City & Guilds level 3, or HNC
  • Computer literate
  • Good team player
  • Flexible and reliable


You may currently be working as an HGV Technician, HGV Fitter, HGV Repair, Heavy Goods Vehicle Technician, HGV Mechanic, Plant Fitter, Mobile Fitter.


If you live in Doncaster, Grimsby, Goole, Hull, Thorne, Crowle or Gainsborough this will be commutable distance.