Plant Fitter

Location : Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Job Ref : JB11
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £40,755 per year


JB11: Plant Fitter

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary: £40,755 + OT


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Plant Fitter on behalf of one of our clients.

To achieve, and persistently maintain, high standards of workmanship and competence in performing tasks associated with preventative maintenance checks and general maintenance whilst maintaining high standards of internal and external communications and relationships.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out inspections, diagnosing any faults and defects on Plant Equipment, related equipment and components. This includes testing, dismantling, overhauling, repairing, and re-assembling.
  • Participates in supporting operatives and employees in preventative maintenance checks, services and general maintenance/repairs of Plant Equipment, related equipment and components.
  • Perform emergency call out repairs as required.
  • Participate and support in planned maintenance shutdowns.
  • Ensure that all work done by the team is carried in line with the safe systems of work and that appropriate PPE and safety equipment is used at all times.
  • Accurately complete the necessary paperwork in a timely manner as required to comply with policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all Health, Safety, HR and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Staff have a duty to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions at work.
  • Staff must co-operate, report unsafe conditions and comply with the company management systems and safe systems of work as well as co-workers to help everyone meet their legal requirements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Mechanical Maintenance.
  • Engineering Background.
  • Good Communication.
  • Time and Priority Management.
  • Problem Solving.


  • Experience in the Waste Industry.
  • Experience with Shredders, Shovels, Excavators & Conveyors.

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary: £40,755 + OT

Request Callback