About the role

This role is predominantly site based supporting OHL (overhead line) operational projects at various sites throughout the UK. When not supporting site, you will be based in Derby working in our large plant workshop. You will ensure that OHL large plant and specialist equipment is serviced and maintained and repaired to the required standards ensuring the client has maximum equipment availability. To complete documentation correctly and submit in a timely manner, and carry out communal workshop duties as directed by the team leader.

What you'll be doing

As a/an plant Fitter, you will have the following accountabilities:

  • To report to and follow work instruction from the team leader/manager and/or liaise with and follow instruction from the site project team as required.
  • Take responsibility for works conducted on our specialist overhead line large plant and equipment ensuring it is serviced and maintained in line with legislation and manufacturers requirements and agreed service level intervals.
  • Work as part of a team and support and assist others in maintenance tasks as required.
  • Carry out planned as well as reactive maintenance across a variety of plant and equipment.
  • To have a proactive approach to tidiness and maintain clean and orderly work and work areas.
  • Ensure that all work activities are compliant with the safety rules, health and safety legislation and environmental standards.
  • To complete all documentation or electronic systems clearly and accurately and in a timely manner.
  • To be responsible for booking out all spare parts used and requesting parts as and when required.
  • Undertake relevant training to meet business requirements.
  • To work regular paid weekday & weekend overtime as required.
  • To conduct additional tasks as and when required within your capabilities.
  • Ensure the customers requirements are delivered including breakdown response in line with agreed SLAs.

Who we're looking for

You will have the following:

  • An ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experience of working on a busy site environment.
  • Ability to read and understand hydraulic schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Experience in the servicing and maintenance of large diesel driven plant including hydraulics and electrical system.
  • To have completed a plant apprenticeship or hold recognised Mechanical/ electrical qualification.
  • To be computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to carry out fault finding and diagnostics on large diesel driven plant.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety requirements in the workplace...
  • To hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Ability to interact with others, work as a part of a team and be customer facing
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal customers and clients in verbal and written form.

Willingness to work overtime, weekends and live away from home

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Plant & Fleet Services proudly provides comprehensive plant, vehicle and equipment services to the Balfour Beatty Group in the UK. From our innovative Site Mobilisation Hub, we make sure that HGVs, tower and crawler cranes, and piling equipment (and more) get to the right place at the right time.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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