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Plant Mechanic

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Salary Description
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Gloucester ,

Role Purpose: To apply the trade and skills of a Mechanic/Fitter for the maintenance and repair of plant within the workshop and on site, assist in the provision of an effective and efficient service provided by Complete Utilities Workshop.

Person specifications:

  • Served a recognised Vehicle Repair apprenticeship
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of Hydraulics, Diesel Engines and Electrics
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance systems
  • English and Maths GCSE at Grade C or equivalent
  • Good ICT skills and ability to move forward with future technology
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Be hard working and conscientious with the ability to motivate
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure that repairs are completed within target times
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Show good initiative and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team without constant supervision
  • Hold a valid driving license

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide safe, reliable and cost effective repair, assembly, maintenance and modification of Plant, machinery, tools and equipment used in Complete Utilities operations on site, and in main workshop;
  • Plant and machinery maintenance - diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them;
  • Check drawings, repair manuals or parts catalogues as necessary;
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts per specifications;
  • Inspect, diagnose, maintain, repair and replace civil plant as necessary;
  • Identify defective equipment and plan repairs in a timely manner; repair, replace and clean equipment and components.
  • Work site participation - conduct work site risk assessment and identification of work limitations;
  • Evaluate primary vehicle and equipment condition prior to undertaking the work;
  • Complete required checklists, job cards and time sheets accurately and on time;
  • Provide advice and technical support to team members and contractors as and when required;
  • Assist in developing and fostering a positive team culture and outlook;
  • Share information with others in the team and appropriately escalate issues as well as potential business opportunities and/or areas for improvement as they arise;
  • Ensure delivery of the highest practical level of quality of work practices and outcomes;
  • Complete and ensure adherence to all legally required compliance sheets;
  • Ensure work practices are within Complete Utilities Services policy and adhere to service specifications.
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained to required working standard, including assigned vehicles;
  • Report any repair or malfunction issues to Supervisor and/or arrange repairs, check-ups, and service as scheduled;
  • Correctly clean and store all equipment and tools at the end of each shift.
  • Identify and manage safety hazards and communicate them to others;
  • Maintain work areas in a tidy condition;
  • Report incidents, close calls or accidents immediately;
  • Ensure use of appropriate resources, tools and personal protective equipment to do the job required
  • Comply with Complete Utilities risk management and HSE systems including statutory obligations.

 Additional Tasks:

  • Carry out any other duties that can reasonably be requested from time to time within the skills, training and experience required for this position.

 Typical Hours:

  • Complete Utilities Workshops are open from 07:00 to 17:00 (Mon-Fri); candidates would be expected to work a minimum of 47.5 hours a week. Working activities do extend outside of this, however overtime on weekends is negotiable.


  • Full package is negotiable dependent upon experience.



  • Please note that the terms agreed form a confidential agreement between you and Complete Utilities. You must not discuss the terms, remuneration or any other benefits with any other employee. Failure to adhere to this will result in disciplinary action in line with Complete Utilities Ltd disciplinary process.

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