Redruth Branch – Skilled (or Semi-Skilled) Plant and Agricultural Engineer

Closing Date: December 31, 2022
Branch: Redruth Plant, Truro

Redruth Branch – Skilled (or Semi-Skilled) Plant/Agricultural Engineer

Eagle Plant have an exciting vacancy for an Engineer to join the busy team at our Redruth branch, near Bissoe.

Location Post Code: TR4 8RJ
Title: Engineer/Fitter
Hours: 08.00 to 16.30 – standard hours per week will be 40, but may vary due to season or workload.

Accountable To: Tony Gordon, Branch Manager – Wessex Eagle Ltd

Potential Start Date: 03/01/2023

Skilled or semi-skilled plant/agricultural engineer required to work alongside time served engineer to inspect, service, diagnose, repair and maintain service records of our modern plant fleet. Varied role which is very reactive to customer demands to ensure the smooth running of the hire fleet.

  • • Servicing and repairing plant machinery ensuring manufactures service intervals are followed
  • • Regularly inspecting engines, gearboxes and hydraulics
  • • Identifying faults and repairing or replacing faulty parts
  • • Using hand and power tools and specialist equipment

The ideal candidate will need the ability to work well under pressure and problem solve, a good knowledge of Cornwall would be ideal as the role does involve route planning at times.

The post holder must maintain the confidentiality of all information about staff, customers and other aspects of the business, in particular compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Health and Safety
Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed upon them under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, to ensure that the agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for all employees and visitors.

Equal Opportunities
The post holder must at all times be diligent towards their responsibilities of the company Equal Opportunities Policy.

This job description is intended as a guide to the scope of the duties and responsibilities of this post, and is not meant as an inflexible specification. It may be reviewed from time to time in consultation with the post holder, in line with changing circumstances and in light of organisational change.

About The Employer
Eagle Plant are proud to be an Employee Owned company operating in nearly 30 locations throughout the UK .The core business is the hire of Self Operated Plant i.e. Excavators, Dumpers, Rollers & Telehandlers and the supply Accommodation units and Tool Hire equipment from several locations.

Based at Mount Wellington Mine, Fernsplatt, Chacewater, Truro. TR4 8RJ

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join the team, who prides themselves on their work, planning and ability to work on their own.

If you like the idea of working for an Employee Owned company and like a challenge please contact Tony Gordon at the branch on 01872 863 231, or send your CV and covering letter through this form.