Senior Fitter

Albert Road depot, Bristol
£32,760 per annum
08 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Fitter x2

Salary: £32,760 per annum

Full Time: 40 hours per week

Based at Albert Road depot, Bristol

About Us 

Bristol Waste Company is responsible for refuse and recycling collection, street cleansing and waste disposal services for the city of Bristol. We manage the city’s two Household Waste Recycling Centres, plus a growing Commercial waste business. We are an enthusiastic, forward-thinking company with an ambitious vision for Bristol, and are seeking to recruit 2x Senior Fitters to join our team based at Albert Road depot.

The Role

Duties will include repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions and ensuring vehicles comply with statutory legislation. The post holder will troubleshoot breakdowns and conduct quality control inspections. Lastly, the Senior Fitter will direct the Workshop team to ensure service provisions are continuously met.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £32,760 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.


It is essential to have working knowledge of the waste industry and have practical experience in maintaining refuse and recycling vehicles. Qualifications in vehicle maintenance are required as well as demonstrable ability to lead, motivate and direct a team of mechanics, accompanied by effective communication skills. The post holder must hold a full driving licence valid for use in the UK. Having a full HGV licence, IOSH qualification, Dennis refuse trucks manufacturer training, Terberg lift manufacturer training, Scarab manufacturer training, Johnston manufacturer training and I.R.T.E.C Master craftsman accreditation would be advantageous, but not essential.

To apply

Complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description.

The closing date to apply is 19th August 2018.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.