Position: Mobile Plant Fitter
Salary: GBP25421 - GBP33577 per annum
Ref: 521091_1579605490
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 21/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Melksham Depot SN12 7NU (Covering Melksham/Swindon/Newbury/Theale areas)

Salary: £25,421 - £33,577 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time with Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Our Group Change team are responsible for delivering large, complex, strategic transformational change across SSE. We work hard to help the business implement and embed sustainable change, to ensure a focus on continuous improvement, driving efficiencies and achieving key objectives. SSE Fleet Services are responsible for the service, inspection and repair of all aspects of plant Large and small that belong to the SSE group of businesses.

What is the Role

Based out of Melksham, in a purpose built modern garage, you will also support field-based Plant servicing/maintenance activity ensuring that all plant is kept safe, serviceable and fit for purpose at all times. This will involve the service and inspection of a large fleet of plant including mini diggers, winches, trailers of several types as well as a large range of small plant disc cutters, chainsaws, rammers and breakers.

You will be provided with a fully kitted out vehicle for mobile fitting and repairs on breakdowns as well as out of area servicing.

Other duties will include attending regular team briefs and meetings; undertaking various in-house training.

What do I need?

Having served a recognised apprenticeship, you will be educated to a minimum of HNC or NVQ level 3 in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) and will have the ability to diagnose plant faults and defects. Through previous experience in a similar Plant Technician role, you will have strong knowledge of Plant and equipment (engine driven) petrol and diesel engines plus hydraulic systems.

As you will be responding to breakdowns; you must be comfortable working alone and unsupervised in outlying areas and it is essential that you are able to use your initiative to take autonomous action to rectify any issues where and when appropriate. A full UK driving licence is also vital.

You'll have a high regard for safety, embedding yourself in our safety culture and adhering to guidelines in everything you do. Outstanding customer relationship skills and a commitment to providing high-level service at all times will be crucial to your success.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.