Plant Fitter

Primary Purpose of the Role

To maintain and repair all types of plant and machinery across the group. The Plant Fitter will be mobile and cover all sites across the regions in which Ashcourt works.

Key Accountabilities

(The key responsibilities of the role against which performance is measured)

  • •Maintaining records relating to maintenance of site and equipment
  • •Assisting with commissioning new equipment
  • •Repair, service and maintain plant equipment to a high standard
  • •Ensuring preventative maintenance is carried out
  • •Fit guards to machines/strip engines/ change filters and other similar duties
  • •Ensure adjustments are made where necessary
  • •Working out of hours when required
  • •Check over of equipment prior to hire including cleaning if required
  • •Company vehicles to be kept clean and in good condition in line with company policy
  • •Any other adhoc duties


  • •Reporting maintenance/ repair work through tablet system
  • •Keeping the assistant Plant Manager and Plant Manager informed with any problem that may arise
  • •Reporting of any serious damage/ believed negligence to equipment so this can be investigated if necessary

Health & Safety Role

  • •Meet company standards by promoting the safety culture through observations, site standards and workplace safety
  • •Set a personal example with regards to Health and Safety matters
  • •Ensure correct PPE is worn relative to each site in which you are operating
  • •Ensure van checks are carried out daily


  • •Ability to work to tight deadlines and/or under pressure
  • •Detail conscious
  • •Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • •Proactive and use of own initiative




(What are the qualifications required for this role)

Experience working with all types of plant/machinery

Qualification in plant repairs and maintenance

Current driving license

Experience of welding, hydraulic systems and electrical systems


CSCS card




Company operating systems




Specific Skills/Knowledge



(What are the skills required to sustain this role)

Good communication skills

Strong sense of orientation

Problem-solving skills

Organisational and time-management skills

Patience and resistance to stress

Self-motivated and proactive

Flexible approach to working hours