Severn Waste Services and Mercia Waste Management

Vacancy Details

Maintenance Fitter (vehicles & plant)

Job Description: Severn Waste Services is currently recruiting for a Maintenance Fitter (Vehicles & Plant) at our maintenance department at Hill & Moor

The working days will be Sunday to Thursday, 8.00am-5.00pm. Total of 42.5 hours per week.

Please see the attached job description for a full description of this role.

The employee benefits linked to this role will be discussed with candidates during the selection process.

Applicants wishing to apply for this role should inform their Line Manager and send the completed internal application form & CV to:

Tim Stephens Maintenance Manager Infrastructure and Fleet timstephens@severnwaste.co.uk or Jo Birkett – HR Manager – jobirkett@severnwaste.co.uk. Applications can be sent for the attention of Tim to the Hill & Moor address – Hill & Moor, Piddle Brook Lane, Wyre Piddle, WR102LW


Applications must be received no later than 30th April 2021


Job Description

Job Title Maintenance Fitter

Location Hill and Moor Landfill site, Piddle Brook Lane, Wyre Piddle, Pershore,
WR10 2LW

Responsible to Maintenance Manager infrastructure and Fleet

Job Purpose To ensure that all Company vehicles, plant and equipment are maintained and operated correctly in a safe and efficient condition and that all repair and maintenance works are carried out in the most effective manner.

Responsibilities Include:

• To maintain Company equipment, vehicle and plant to ensure its continued safe and efficient operation.

• Maintain records of planned routine/preventative maintenance and repair programmes for vehicles, equipment and plant.

• Carry out preventive maintenance.

• Investigate equipment failures and rectify defects in a timely manner.

• To implement an effective minor repairs and defects rectification system.

• To ensure the provision and security of materials, tools and equipment appropriate to the needs of the maintenance department.

• To liaise with external agencies and private contractors to support the maintenance and upkeep of the facilities.

• To assist in the instruction of other appropriate staff in the daily operation of all associated plant and machinery.

• Carry out modifications, improvement activities and other tasks to reduce down-time of vehicles, plant and equipment
• In the absence of the maintenance manager, supervise Contractors on site and issue/close Permits to Work.
• Carry out checks on machinery/plant/equipment in accordance with planned maintenance each month.
• Undertake replacement of worn parts either as required or on a regular replacement cycle

• Support reordering process for workshop availability of essential spares.

• It is essential that you have regard to your responsibilities under the terms of the Company’s Health and Safety Policy. You must always adopt the safe working practices described in the relevant Codes of Practice and adhere to other guidance and instructions which you may receive from time to time in respect of Health and Safety.

• Any other duties which may reasonably be required.


Person Specification

Knowledge / Qualifications

• City and Guilds or NVQ Level 2/3 in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or similar preferred
• Full Clean driving License

Ability / Experience

• Enthusiastic and committed with the ability to work independently, showing initiative.

• Adaptable and flexible, comfortable to take on variety of different tasks and machinery







Contact Email: timstephens@severnwaste.co.uk


Severn Waste Services
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757
Email: enquiries@severnwaste.co.uk

Mercia Waste Management
The Marina, Kings Road, Evesham
Worcestershire WR11 3XZ

Tel: 01386 443376
Fax: 01386 446757
Email: enquiries@severnwaste.co.uk

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