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Plant Mechanic

Posted 29 November 2017 by McCarthy Recruitment Ltd Ended
Job Title: Plant Mechanic
Location: North West - Bolton Based
Salary: £15.00 per hour

Our Client

Our client is a rapidly growing multi-site waste management and site regeneration company that are looking for an enthusiastic, can do, trustworthy and reliable individual to join their expanding maintenance team.

Please note:  All applicants must have experience in repairing and servicing heavy plant equipment e.g. excavators/bulldozers/loading shovels etc.


* Ensures operation of plant machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, moving parts and general plant repair; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

* Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.

* Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.

* Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, callipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.

* Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, and straightedges.

* Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

* Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

* Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.

* Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

* Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.

* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Heavy Plant experience, Equipment Maintenance, Technical Understanding, Technical Zeal, Deals with Uncertainty, Basic Safety, Power Tools, Attention to Detail, Flexibility, Supervision, Job Knowledge.

Reference: 33917322

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