Heavy Plant Fitter

Location: Bolton, Chorley, Clitheroe and Cumbria

Salary: Competitive with benefits

Holidays: 20 days plus bank holidays

Heavy Plant Fitter


Due to continued growth and development, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, skilled Heavy Plant Fitter. The Armstrong group strongly believe in owning vehicles, plant and equipment as it caters for maximum flexibility and demonstrates our long term commitment to our customers, staff and the industry.


The successful applicant will be responsible for repair and maintaining various types of heavy plant and equipment on the company’s 5 Quarries in the North West Region: Bolton, Chorley, Clitheroe and Cumbria.


Essential knowledge of the following equipment is required


  • Excavators
  • Loading Shovels
  • Dump Trucks
  • Crushers
  • Screeners
  • Other static and mobile plant; belt transfer systems, hydraulic systems etc.


As a Plant Fitter (Heavy), you will need to be able to effectively communicate clearly with operatives and managers to fault diagnose, able to update self knowledge by training as required and health & safety aware. They must also be willing to be flexible with regards to working hours and travel. A good amount of suitable working experience is more important than qualifications and recent heavy plant experience would be ideal.  A current clean driving licence is also required.


The Company would also consider, for those based further afield, providing overnight accommodation for the right candidate.


Pay and Benefits Package


  • Competitive pay rates
  • Company pension scheme
  • Holidays: 20 days per annum plus statutory bank holidays
  • Long-term security with a family run business