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9 months ago
Salary: Competitive
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Production Jobs
Role overview

We are currently seeking to appoint an Area Quarry Fitter who thrives in a busy environment. Reporting to the Quarry Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining, diagnosing and repairing Quarry mobile and fixed plant across our West Region. You must be capable of working to high level of health and safety including the use of risk assessments and safe systems of work. Key responsibilities of the role are :

•To facilitate and co-ordinate the repair and maintenance of Quarrying plant and machinery i.e. carrying out any repairs/maintenance for crushers, screening, conveyor systems and some hydraulic equipment

•To provide supervision of others and third party’s assisting in the works being carried out

•To assist quarry management in the programming of scheduled maintenance aligned to production requirements

•To eliminate preventable plant breakdowns

•To ensure cost effective and timely ordering and supply of spares and critical equipment

•To undertake risk assessment and associated paperwork, where required, of the relevant activities to ensure a suitable and effective safe system of work

•To provide flexibility to undertake emergency repairs where and when these arise.

The successful candidate will be required to complete cutting, welding and fabrication tasks, as the needs of the equipment and plant dictate.

You must have previous experience as a mechanical fitter in a similar role/environment. You should possess good hands-on experience of risk assessments; have the ability to work as part of a busy team, in a busy environment and have an ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

A Full Driving Licence is essential, as is a professional qualification / experience and/or being time served apprentice.

In return, we offer a competitive salary and other benefits associated with a progressive employer.



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Closing date for applications

4th October, 2018

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