Heavy Plant Fitter/Service Engineer


£33280 - £35360

Our client has a vacancy available at their Sittingbourne depot for the role of Service Engineer.

Some of the duties include the following:

  • Carry out inspection, repair, service and maintenance of all Plant machinery and equipment for hire and resale by the Company.
  • Ensuring that all machines are serviced and ready for use in a clean and safe working order.
  • In the field Service Engineers are required to attend sites to carry out servicing and repairs of the Company’s Plant hire equipment including delivery of machine attachments to sites.
  • Ensure site safety/regulations are adhered to with regard to site briefings, inductions, signing in etc.
  • In the workshop Service Engineers are required to carry out servicing and repairs of the Company’s Plant hire equipment within the Depot.
  • Maintain a thorough machine history record in line with Company policies and procedures, using the appropriate computer or paper-based system.
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date service and maintenance records for auditing, using the appropriate computer or paper-based system.


  • Able to be flexible when competent to be available for nights and weekend shifts as well as on call when necessary
  • Able to work well as part of a team, Customer focused
  • Plant Engineering trained to minimum Level 3 NVQ
  • Knowledge of the Rail Industry with basic electrical, hydraulic and diesel fault finding experience preferred
  • Welding experience preferred
  • PTS qualified or willing to work towards gaining a PTS qualification

Please only apply if you are happy with regular weekend on-call / on-site shifts with the possibility of midweek also.

Company van, fuel card, tablet and mobile phone for business use only.

Monthly Payroll

23 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

AE pension

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-1843

07748 707550

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