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Bristol - Plant
Business Unit:
Plant Hire
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications
31 Aug 2021
Our Business

Selwood is a leading provider within the Pump and Plant industry and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood Plant Hire and Sales has an extensive Plant fleet available for hire or sale from our network of regional branches across England and Wales. Our teams have an un rivalled depth of technical expertise and we are proud to deliver exceptional customer service and plant hire solutions.
Our Plant Hire range includes excavators, dumpers, telehandlers, rollers and compressors.

Our committed and skilled teams support a broad range of clients in various locations across the UK and Plant Hire & Sales are proud to deliver exceptional services and high quality equipment.

About The Role

We are looking for Mobile Fitter to join the team at our Bristol branch covering the surrounding region. This role will be responsible for carrying out Plant Maintenance (servicing and breakdowns) as required at the branch location as well as customer sites.

Qualifications & Tickets required:

  • We will require individuals to hold an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plant Maintenance or City & Guilds.
  • Full driving licence with a maximum of 6 points.
  • Knowledge of basic IT and willingness to use this equipment.


  • Carry out work in compliance with recommended manufacturers’ procedures and having regard for own health and safety, company employees, customers, general public and the environment.
  • To understand, interpret and work to the relevant instructions and technical information available so as to carry out all tasks in the most efficient and safe manner.
  • To communicate accurately with immediate supervisor, work colleagues and customers alike on job requirements e.g. cost, downtime, and identifying cause. Able to obtain signatures and names from site and to ensure the smooth processing of paper work.
  • Maintain your own work area, whether on customers’ or Selwood sites in a clean and tidy state.
  • Daily maintenance checks on company vehicle (where applicable) to be carried out e.g. water/oil levels, clean lights and windscreen. Keeping the vehicle interior and exterior clean.
  • To be polite and cooperative with colleagues and customers alike. Whilst on site, be customer focussed and aware that you are promoting the Company.
  • All small tools or equipment used to be kept in good condition. Any defects found must be reported to supervisor.
  • To comply with all PPE requirements, either by Selwood or specific customer site regulations.
  • Carry out all given tasks as set out in the Company Policy procedures. Those applicable to be detailed by your immediate supervisor.
  • Our Fitters offer a high level of customer service to our clients, and daily operations are managed using a digital platform (which can include mobile tablets).


Must be fit and able to operate vehicles, Selwood and customer’s, machines without impaired vision or hearing and must comply with statutory medical standards.

What we can offer you
Selwood are happy to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications , 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme and  free parking on site. This role will have usage of a tracked company van for business use. The successful candidate will initially be workshop based whilst undergoing induction into the business.
Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our staff and will offer a number of courses relevant to this roles and our products. The successful candidate will complete a basic Plant Operations course as part of our induction process. All Fitters will be given full training on our digital platforms.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government.

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We will review your data as supplied to us as part of your application to us in relation to an open position within our business.

We will retain your data for a period of 24 months, when you will be notified by us via email to give your consent for continued retention of details or your consent for your data to be removed from our recruitment system.

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