Small Plant Maintenance Fitter  –  Plant Division

Rose Builders are expanding their plant maintenance team in response to continued growth across their residential and commercial build portfolio. They are keen to hear from experienced small plant maintenance fitter who can plan and work independently to ‘test and run’ hire returns and complete minor and major repairs. This role is a great opportunity to work as part of the Plant Hire team providing clean, compliant and high quality tools for the operational team sites.

The Role

The core responsibilities are;

  • Report to the Plant Manager, plan maintenance works schedule and deliver the plan
  • Assessment and review of small plant part replacement
  • Make sound commercial decisions based on cost to repair or replace
  • Contact suppliers for quotes for parts and replacement
  • Follow plant department processes and systems
  • Populate and update EVO-M database daily to ensure live accurate data (project costs/on hire/off hire data and apply labour costs for services)
  • Work with the plant manager to ensure misuse/defects/damages are recorded and fedback to contract managers
  • Proactive with suppliers to obtain quotes quickly and best prices on parts
  • Apply ‘test & run’ process to all small plant equipment returns from site
  • PAT Testing
  • Minor repairs
  • Major repairs
  • Maintain an organised, compliant, clean & tidy workshop and store

Your Experience and Skills

  • An experienced small plant fitter with a general mechanics background
  • Ideally completed a fitter apprenticeship and have 8+ years experience as a fitter working for a plant hire company
  • Knowledge of small tool suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team large team
  • Someone who thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Used to working to a plan
  • Basic IT skills

Please send your CV to

How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter by post or email.

To: Careers, Rose Builders, Riverside House, Riverside Avenue East, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1US

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