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Apprentice Plant Fitter

Job Introduction

Are you an Apprentice Plant Fitter looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Plant Fitter to join our team at our Head Offices in Abergavenny. Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Penarth, Barry, Porthcawl, Neath, Usk, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil, Llanfoist, Bristol, Chepstow, Pontypridd. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Workshop Manager, the Apprentice Plant Fitter will be based in a workshop environment carrying out repairs, service’s, inspections and preventive maintenance on both plant machinery and equipment.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Apprentice Plant Fitter will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Ensuring servicing and maintenance are in accordance with manufacturers recommendations and instructions
  • Working on the management of vehicle servicing schedules
  • Keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the servicing plan
  • Complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards
  • Continuing to improve vehicle plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability on, repairing/servicing vehicles/machines for various construction operations
  • Ensuring that you hold a stock of items that are in regular use and re-ordering or ordering specialist parts to ensure all servicing can be carried out

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be an Apprentice Plant Fitter who can demonstrate the following:

  • Strong commitment to safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work well in a team and follow instructions
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies
  • GCSE standard 9-3

About the Company

For the successful Apprentice Plant Fitter, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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