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Field Service Engineer - Devon

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  • Location: Devon

Chepstow Plant International are seeking to employ an experienced Grade 1 heavy plant fitter to join the company's growing field service team within the Devon area. The ideal candidate would have experience and/or knowledge of the quarrying industry with a formal engineering qualification in plant maintenance, agricultural machinery or HGV mechanics, such as NVQ Level 3 / city and guilds or equivalent. This job will report directly into our Head of Field Service.

Job Roles / Duties:

  • Repair of heavy-duty quarrying equipment, including excavators, articulated haulers, wheel loaders, bulldozers etc. from industry leading brands such as Volvo, Caterpillar and Komatsu to a very high standard
  • To carry out inspections and local preparation of machines, such as fitting buckets or attachments, reversing cameras, radars etc.
  • Ability to carry out major overhaul on engines, transmissions, axles, hydraulics etc.
  • Able to work on own initiative and part of a team
  • Ordering parts for repair jobs, return any unused parts in a clean/unused condition at the time of job completion.
  • Diagnose and problem solve mechanical, hydraulic or electrical on machines
  • Accurate completion of systems and paperwork
  • Complete daily timesheets and job cards to provide detail of the works undertaken
  • Carry out all work in line with the company's core health, safety and environmental policies and safe working practices
  • Highlight to management where additional works may be required


  • 5+ years' relevant experience (post apprenticeship) in the repair and maintenance of Heavy Construction Plant - Bulldozers, Dumptrucks, Excavators, Graders, Loading Shovels etc.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Tier 4 and 5 engines, regen and adblue systems.
  • NVQ or equivalent in engineering, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics and electronics
  • Experience in maintaining heavy quarry / mining / construction equipment, LDV's and 4x4's
  • Experience and knowledge of diagnostic equipment and procedures, including use of laptops for fault finding / diagnostics
  • Elevated level of Health and Safety knowledge
  • Computer literate for email and tablet-based maintenance system
  • Quick learner and able to work on own initiative, self-motivated
  • Willingness to attend internal and external training courses

The position comes with a competitive remuneration package, including the option of overtime. Please submit all applications to

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