Trainee Mobile Plant Fitter

Looking for a new challenge and wanting to join a company that treats you like family? SRC Group are looking for an enthusiastic and committed team member to train as a mobile plant fitter!
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The purpose of the role is to ensure the safe and efficient installation and maintenance of all processing equipment and mobile plant within SRC Group and maintaining plant equipment to a high standard.


Responsible to: Plant Manager

Responsible for: None

Liaison with: Directors, Managers, Employees, Clients



  • Maintaining service and inspection records for all plant and attachments
  • Commissioning of Crusher and Screener machinery and equipment before commencement of work at all SRC Group or client sites as directed by Plant Manager.
  • To travel to all SRC Group and client sites as requested. (This may include weekends)
  • Assist in producing Risk assessments and Safe systems of work with task specific roles.
  • To ensure all machinery and equipment is installed in a safe and productive manner
  • To ensure preventative maintenance, repair work, overhauls and installations as appropriate is carried out as per instructions from Quarry Manager / Plant Manager.
  • Fault find mechanical faults and repair equipment in breakdown situation.
  • Schedule all maintenance down time with Quarry Managers, Plant Manager and maintenance Team
  • Ensuring machine down time is at a minimum whilst maintenance is conducted at a high standard 
  • To inform Plant Manager of stock levels and wear parts to ensure parts and equipment availability prior to commencement of any maintenance or repair work being carried out.
  • To anticipate, report or repair any equipment requiring remedial work that may affect the continuity of plant operations
  • To ensure all work is carried out to a high standard with fine attention to detail.
  • Assisting Quarry Managers with product quality and machine efficiency.
  • To maintain and complete accurate records for all work completed using daily diary sheets and job sheets and presented to the Plant Manager on a weekly basis
  • To identify and maintain quantity and functionality of tools and equipment as instructed by the Plant Manager
  • Upon completion of tasks, all waste parts are disposed correctly adhering with SRC Group Environmental policy.
  • To ensure issued Personal Protection Equipment and tools are always maintained in a safe and hygienic condition and used throughout the course of your related duties
  • To comply with the company’s Factory Production Control Manual in support of SRC Quality Objectives
  • To perform duties as directed by Manager


  • Enthusiastic, committed and a fast learner with previous experience of a busy environment
  • Health and Safety trained or working towards
  • Strong communication skills and willingness to take instruction.
  • Ability to work with individuals across departments and liaise with external customers and contacts
  • Experience working with processing plant
  • Mechanical qualification or working towards

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Some of your colleagues


Slough Lane
CO7 Colchester Directions View page

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CM6 Dunmow Directions +44 (0) 1371 874 212 View page

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CO7 7QR Colchester Directions View page

Perks & Benefits

  • Holiday

    We offer a competitive holiday entitlement plus public holidays. We close over the Christmas period to enable everyone to spend time with their families and enjoy the festivities!

  • Training

    SRC Group is committed to the continuous training and development of its employees,
    both in the area of job-related skills training and lifelong learning for personal development.

    SRC Group’s employees are our greatest assets and helping them to develop is crucial to the achievement of the our goals. All training practices and procedures will endeavor to support individuals to strive to achieve these goals.

  • Pension

    We offer a salary sacrifice pension scheme which is a tax efficient way for you to make
    pension contributions.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

    There is a free confidential 24 hour telephone service for employees, their immediate family and children in full time education.
    SRC Group recognises there can be times when additional support is needed for employees and managers alike. Balancing the pressures of work with the needs of home and personal life can be at times, stressful.
    SRC Group also have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders available.

  • Health

    SRC Group are committed to the health of all employees. We provide a confidential health
    surveillance service which to enable you and SRC Group to identify and monitor on- going health needs and requirements.

    SRC Group provide free fruit to all employees and are always providing health incentives such as Charity slim downs and Couch to 5K and Park runs!

  • Long service awards

    Employees are recognised with a long service award at different stages in
    their career.

  • Charity

    SRC Group support a number of charities such as Essex Air Ambulance, CALM and Mind to smaller local charities. We hold fundraising events such as Three Peaks challenge and all employees can join in the fun!

  • Equality and Diversity

    We believe that there are no gender specific roles in this industry. To help reflect this we’ve increased the visibility of our female workforce and showcase the successful women already working on our sites. We’ve developed a programme to attract Black and Minority Ethnic and LGBTQ+ talent and run workshops for existing employees to overcome unconscious bias and foster inclusivity.

Workplace & Culture

At SRC Group we believe that every employee is key to helping us succeed as a business and fulfil our goals, and we strive to create a great place to work for our employees. 

SRC Group are an equal opportunities employer, and seek to provide opportunities and high standards of training based on individuals’ abilities and experiences.

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