Plant Mechanics


Job description

• As a member of the Maintenance Department, the principal responsibility of the position is the Maintenance on all Mammoet Vehicles coordination of external resources for the site, ensuring compliance with, technical, Environmental, Health & Safety legislation to the agreed timetable and costs.
• To communicate effectively with all levels within the company including senior management, outside bodies and other companies.
• In conjunction with the Emd / supervisor Manager, organise maintenance programmes to optimise time-utilisation in a structured and disciplined way.
• To prioritise and optimise the use of time,
• To work to priorities planned and corrective maintenance routines.
• Directly liaise with department managers re upcoming maintenance activities.
• Monitor and report the status of maintenance works to the management team.
• To meaningfully contribute to and support continuous improvements of EMD working methods and activities.
• To have involvement with problem solving concerning maintenance issues and online processes.
• To support in all mandatory requirements of Environmental, Health and Safety legislation.
• To undertake any other tasks required by the EMD manager

Reports to

Workshop/Fleet Supervisor - Hixon

Purpose of the job

• To use skills, knowledge & experience to provide a cost-effective Maintenance service to the business.
• To ensure the company is meeting its legal obligations in line with equipment maintenance and compliance, while maintaining service records.
• To liaise with the EMD supervisor and coordinate external resources ensuring suppliers provide a cost effective, high quality service to the business.
• To develop and improve the departments maintenance service and function to the company.

Key Result Areas

• Zero injuries.
• Compliance with Health & Safety, Environmental and regulatory requirements.
• Compliance with work instructions, policies & procedures.
• Compliance with Mammoet standards.
• Contribution to cost down initiatives.
• Work accurately & diligently with high level of attention to detail.
• Meet work quality & productivity standards.
• Work constructively within a team environment - actively lead and develop team.
• To learn & implement new skills as required to meet the business needs.
• High level of flexibility and availability as required to meet business needs and market demands.
• Meet team targets & objectives.

Standards Expected of Employees
• Undertake any other tasks which are reasonable in relation to the skills, knowledge and experience of the employee
• Work in a professional manner at all times so to project a positive image to both internal and external customers and suppliers
• Work always using safe working methods and demonstrate a duty of care to yourself and other employees, customers and other external parties
• Always report unsafe acts or unsafe conditions to your direct manager
• Always perform your duties in a way that is consistent with communicated policies and procedures

Key Skills

• Minimum of BTEC Certificate in Maintenance and/or relevant time serviced experience / training in a mechanical discipline.
• NVQ 2 /3 plant and construction preferred,
• NVQ motor vehicle maintenance
• NVQ level 3 in auto electrics preferred
• Heavy plant maintenance
• Knowledge of Hydraulics and pneumatics
• At least 5 years’ experience within a medium to heavy manufacturing environment.
• Good knowledge of mechanical plant machinery and systems.
• Ability to understand and produce maintenance drawings.
• General knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to carry out on the job risk assessments.
• Good organisational skills and the ability to coordinate a range of duties.
• Able to meet deadlines.
• Ability to make quick and accurate decisions.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and relate to people at all levels of the organization and with suppliers/contractors
• Able to work alone or as part of a team.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Forward thinking, enthusiastic & motivated.
• Progressive attitude towards training.
• IT Literate (Microsoft Office, CMMS / SAP).
• Good record keeping skills.
• Ability to lead and co-ordinate multi-disciplined teams of contractors.
• A "can do" attitude with a flexible approach to tasks and hours of work
• full current driving license.

About our company

Mammoet provides solutions to any heavy lifting or transport challenge. We aim to develop long term relationships with our clients in order to understand their businesses and challenges. By working closely with our partners, we realize the most efficient and cost-effective approaches.

We have a unique global network and an unparalleled fleet of equipment. Our extensive engineering expertise and high quality and safety standards deliver value to a wide breadth of industry sectors and projects. Clients trust us to help them achieve feats that were once considered impossible, and we have often broken records in doing so.

Some dream about a future that is Smarter, Safer and Stronger. We actually build it. Our services are focused on the following industries: petrochemicals, mining, civil projects, energy and offshore installations. The logistical challenges in these industries are growing daily. Factors such as remote locations, harsh climates and a strong emphasis on the environment are constantly driving us towards smarter and safer solutions.

Our services include:
• Heavy lifting services
• Heavy transport services
• Shutdown management
• Site-wide construction services
• Modular construction
• Factory to foundation
• Rapid response Relocation and decommissioning of installations
• Trading in a new and used equipment worldwide


• Company van
• Paid overtime including on call rate
• Company pension
• Excellent training and development opportunities


Hixon, Staffordshire

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S ODoherty

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Match criteria
  • Europe & Russia
Education level
  • Secondary vocational education
  • EMD
Job Type
  • Mechanic