Plant Fitter - Leeds

Location:             Leeds, LS14 1NG

Salary:                £15 - £17.50 per hour dependant on experience
Start date:          Immediate

Role overview:

Due to continued business growth and success, Howard Plant Hire is looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic individual to join our team and undertake the role of Plant Fitter.

If you enjoy delivering only high-quality work as part of a larger team where no two days are the same and want to join a growing company that not only values you and your ability but also strives to develop your potential and further your career progression, then Howard Plant Hire is the perfect company for you.


  • Ensure all tasks in the depot and site environments are conducted to the requirements of the company health and safety policy and comply with company rules and procedures related to health and safety.
  • Conduct servicing and repairs aiming for maximum machine reliability and a high standard of plant maintenance that always meets or exceeds our customers’ needs in regard to safety.
  • Inspect machines at every opportunity and report observed damage, wear, and defects.
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner.
  • Dismantling and assembling machines or mechanical components according to requirements.
  • Provide consultation on correct operation and daily maintenance measures to the machine operators.
  • Keep logs of work and complete job sheets and weekly labour allocation reports asap.
  • Ensure job sheet contains a comprehensive description of parts and oils used and a detailed account of labour hours including travel and waiting time as well as repair time and disposing of waste.
  • Ensure supplier delivery notes are handed promptly to the Hire Desk Assistant.
  • Facilitate occasional deliveries requested by the Hire Desk.
  • Carry out any reasonable tasks requested by the Workshop Manager.
  • Ensure company vehicle is kept clean at all times and serviced within manufacturers’ guidelines.
  • Carry out repairs on company fleet, small to medium sized vans.

Additional benefits:

  • Overtime regularly offered, paid at time and a half
  • Transit van, fuel card and company phone (For field engineers)
  • £1 an hour bonus for completing paperwork

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually. Strictly no agencies please.

Howard Plant Hire is an equal opportunities employer, and we are extremely proud of our diverse workforce. All staff involved in the recruitment, selection, promotion, and training of employees have a responsibility for the practical application of the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy, which is a pivotal cog in our employee selection process.

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