Mechanical Fitter

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

A unique opportunity has arisen within a new rental division of an established manufacturer. Due to the new side of the business exceeding expectations an opening for a Diesel Fitter/Engineer has become available in the South Wales area.

The role will involve reporting to the depot Senior Engineer along with mechanical and electrical engineering tasks in the depot and out in the field.

Ideally you will have been trained by or worked with an engine manufacturer (CAT/Perkins/Volvo/JCB). The prime movers are used to driving large water pumps. These water pumps will be part of your remit also. Training will be provided if required for the pump end.

In this role, the Diesel Fitter/Engineer will:

* Comply with health safety and environmental legislative requirements
* Ensure risk assessments & method statements have been utilised
* Plan and coordinate the work in an efficient manner Liaise with customers
* Undertake repairs for the diesel driven pump fleet
* Fault finding throughout the mechanical/electrical process
* Assist with keeping our new fleet in a world class condition
* Prioritise and efficiently manage all mechanical engineering works to ensure that the customer has best service and reliability, with minimum down time
* Provide assistance with spares ordering
* Provide technical support to the customer and other engineers with the company
* Be part of a callout rota
* Check drawings, designs, materials and equipment for conformity with project specifications
* Manage the maintenance planning and daily project inquiries


* Ideally HNC or City & Guilds in an engineering discipline
* Mechanical bias with electrical knowledge
* Manufacturers in house qualifications will be accepted
* Any industry qualifications i.e. Quarry passport and CSCS card
* Full driving licence

The successful applicant will have:

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* The ability to manage personnel on site
* Beneficial to have strong planning skills
* The ability to work unaided and as part of an engineering team
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to stay on task

Salary & Benefits:

Competitive salary (£29k to £32k per annum) & benefits

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