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Role: Semi Skilled Plant Fitter

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Derby

Overview: 2fawcett are recruiting for a Semi Skilled Plant Fitter for an industry specialist which opens doors to a world of opportunities. As a premier plant training company and supplier of diverse construction and commercial vehicles, alongside specialized training courses, our client stands at the forefront of innovation and growth. Beyond a highly competitive salary package, they offer unparalleled training opportunities to continuously enhance your skills and propel your career forward. With promotional avenues in a rapidly expanding company, the potential for advancement knows no bounds. Embrace the chance to lead and grow with a dynamic organization committed to both your professional development and success. This opportunity requires construction experience or plant knowledge / experience you cannot be new to the market. Support and training can be offered however training from apprentice level or no experience isn’t accepted.

Salary: Salaried FROM £30,000 (Dependant on experience) once qualified CIRCA £50,000+ Adding Overtime Hours. Contracted to standard 40 hours a week, where additional hours are paid as Time 1/2 . AVG Salaries £45-£60,000 current fitters.

Hours: Sociable hours starting from 06.30AM-07.30AM finishing at around 16.00PM-17.00PM


  • Conduct routine maintenance and repairs on a variety of plant machinery, lorries, and pavers, including but not limited to HGVs, sweepers, combination jetting units, hot box lorries, and grab lorries.
  • Diagnose mechanical issues efficiently and implement effective solutions to ensure optimal functionality.
  • Ensure that all maintenance and repair work is carried out to a high standard and within specified deadlines.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members to maximize efficiency and productivity in the workshop.
  • Adhere strictly to health and safety regulations to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness in work areas, promoting a safe and organized workspace.
  • Demonstrate proven experience as a fitter, preferably in a similar role, with expertise in maintaining and repairing plant machinery, lorries, and pavers.
  • Showcase strong problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail in diagnosing and addressing mechanical issues.
  • Exhibit the ability to work well in a team environment, fostering collaboration and teamwork.
  • Uphold clean and tidy work habits to ensure efficient workflow and safety.
  • Be available for a 40-hour workweek with flexibility for overtime as needed and willingness to be on call when required.


Competitive Salary: Your compensation will be commensurate with your experience, reflecting our appreciation for your expertise and dedication.

Company-Provided Work Van: Ensuring mobility and convenience, you’ll have access to a company-provided work van, equipped with the necessary tools and resources to perform your duties efficiently.

On-Site Parking: Convenience is paramount, and our commitment to facilitating a hassle-free work environment includes ample on-site parking, eliminating any concerns about finding a parking spot.

Overtime Pay: Recognizing the value of your time and dedication, we offer overtime pay, providing an opportunity to further enhance your earnings while contributing to the team’s success.

Company Pension: Planning for the future is crucial, and our comprehensive benefits package includes a company pension scheme, allowing you to invest in your retirement with peace of mind.

Promotional Opportunities: Our company believes in nurturing talent from within, offering advantageous promotional opportunities for those who demonstrate exceptional performance and dedication. As we continue to expand, you’ll have the chance to climb the career ladder and take on new challenges and responsibilities.

Training Courses and Career Development: We are committed to supporting your professional growth and development. Through a variety of training courses and skill-building programs, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge base, acquire new skills, and stay abreast of industry advancements. Whether it’s honing your technical expertise or developing leadership skills, our company invests in your future success.

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