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Continuous flight auger (CFA) piling

Experienced Plant Fitter


We are looking to recruit a full time Experienced Plant Fitter based between our Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Pinxton Yards. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking a permanent, full time position with a dynamic and progressive company.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with pre-hire checks and paperwork
  • Complete servicing on plant/machinery
  • You will be required to attend breakdowns on our sites throughout the UK
  • Maintenance, repair and statutory compliance of all Plant machinery
  • Assisting work colleagues as and when required
  • Ensure the workplace and working environment is kept to a high standard and in-line with company health and safety guidelines
  • Assure accurate service, repair and damage records are kept
  • A firm understanding of electrics and hydraulics is essential
  • Have experience in maintaining workshop service schedules and records
  • You will also have experience in maintaining workshop service schedules and records

Essential Skills:

  • Qualifications or experience as a Plant Mechanic/Fitter are essential
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Required)
  • A strong ability to communicate with a fast-paced team
  • CSCS card is beneficial

What you’ll get in return

We offer our employees great benefits including a 22 days leave, access to our 24-hour confidential employee support line as well as access to a generous pension plan so that you can look forward to a bright future. Our onsite training centre is able to offer ongoing training and development

About Us

Over the past 35 years, Van Elle has grown to become the UK’s largest independent ground engineering contractor, successfully completing over 20,000 projects across the UK. Van Elle’s unrivalled range of engineering techniques and design services enables our expert engineering teams to develop technically excellent and cost-effective solutions across a wide number of sectors, from housing, construction to rail.

Employing over 500 people, with a turnover of over £90 million, we have plans to grow and build on our reputation for delivering high quality foundation and ground engineering solutions. Van Elle values diversity and celebrates individual differences, believing that our inclusive family centric culture helps our business continue to grow as a dynamic and innovative organisation.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this type of role. The list is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this type of role. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire