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Maintenance Mechanic

Posted 11 December 2017 by Milton Keynes Engineering Ended
My client is a major company which operates in both the UK and Europe running and maintaining ports and dockside services. The company is going from strength to strength and is looking for engineering staff to join the existing team to ensure that the companies facilities continue to operate to the highest levels of efficiency and productivity.  

The company is seeking to recruit TWO PLANT FITTERS or MECHANICS principally to maintain and service a vast variety of Mechanical Handling equipment and heavy plant used within the dockside operations.

Working from the workshop based closed to Kings Lynn your responsibilities will involve the servicing and commissioning of all manner of heavy plant used within the port which includes tugs, FLT, telehandlers, vehicles and specialist dockside equipment such as cranes and lifting gear. You will also be responsible for some facilities maintenance as required so this is a role with a great deal of variety in your day to day duties.

To be considered for the post you will be required to demonstrate:

• A qualification to NVQ level 2, equivalent City & Guilds or higher in mechanical or plant engineering.


• A recognised apprenticeship with a background in the service and maintenance of plant machinery


• Flexible attitude to working hours and practices

• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong focus on providing good customer service.

• Full UK driving licence with no more than three penalty points. 

In return the company offers a standard 45 hour week (0700-1600 Mon-Fri) with overtime, structured call out rota (0600-2200), overtime payments as required, paid holiday and other benefits

Candidates from the Military (combat mechanics), marine engineers, rig mechanics, agricultural fitters are also encouraged to apply.


Please send your CV complete with a covering letter describing why you are suited for the role to I look forward to hearing from you. 

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34005444

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