Workshop Heavy Plant Fitter - Alva - £17PH - £22.50PH

Location Alva
Discipline: Service Engineering
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: ££17 - £22.50 per hour
Contact name: Carl Farrell

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Job ref: CF - 64743_1719498778
Published: 16 days ago
Workshop Heavy Plant Fitter - Alva - £17PH - £22.50PH


My client are an industry leader within the Heavy Plant industry, Covering a number of contracts throughout the Alva

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Alva area for an experienced Heavy Plant Fitter

As a Heavy Plant Fitter, you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and servicing of heavy plant machinery used in construction, civil engineering, mining, and other industrial sectors. Your role involves ensuring that heavy equipment operates efficiently, safely, and reliably to support various construction projects and operations. Below is a detailed job description outlining the key duties and qualifications for this role:

Key Responsibilities:

Maintenance and Repair: Perform routine maintenance tasks and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues with heavy plant machinery such as excavators, bulldozers, loaders, dump trucks, cranes, and compactors.

Servicing: Conduct regular servicing of heavy plant equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity. This includes inspecting and lubricating components, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, and performing preventative maintenance according to manufacturer guidelines.

Diagnostic Work: Utilize diagnostic tools and equipment to troubleshoot complex problems with heavy plant machinery. Analyze symptoms, run diagnostic tests, and identify root causes of issues to facilitate effective repairs.

Parts Replacement: Source and replace worn or damaged parts in heavy plant machinery, including engines, transmissions, hydraulic components, tracks, buckets, and undercarriage parts. Ensure that replacement parts meet quality standards and are compatible with specific equipment models.

Welding and Fabrication: Perform welding and fabrication tasks to repair or modify heavy plant machinery components and structures. Use welding equipment and techniques to fabricate new parts, repair metal surfaces, and reinforce structural integrity.

Technical Support: Provide technical assistance and guidance to equipment operators, construction crews, or site managers regarding equipment operation, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting techniques. Offer training on best practices for equipment usage and safety protocols.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs performed, parts used, and service history for each piece of heavy plant equipment. Generate service reports, work orders, and documentation for billing purposes and compliance with regulations.

Training and Development: Stay informed about the latest advancements in heavy plant machinery technology, repair techniques, and industry standards. Participate in training programs, workshops, and seminars to enhance technical knowledge and skills

You must have a history within the Heavy Plant industry to apply for this position

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