Plant Fitter – Mobile


At Griffiths, our people are our company. The way in which we treat people – both our employees and the communities in which we live and work – is a core value that has driven our continued growth over the past five decades. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We are a Welsh regional civil engineering and construction contractor with our head office based in Abergavenny. Operating out of regional centres across Wales and England we construct new roads, bridges and railways as well as maintaining existing developments.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Mobile Plant Fitter to be managed from our Head Office in Abergavenny, South Wales. This is a hybrid / remote working role so therefore we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas – Cornwall, Devon, Exeter, Wells, Bridgwater, Cardiff, Newport, Chepstow, Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Worcester and the surrounding areas.

The role of Mobile Plant Fitter is a DAYS role so you will be required to work Monday – Friday with overtime available to meet with our site’s needs.

In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across 100 sites or schemes at any given time.


The Mobile Plant Fitter will work closely with the plant maintenance team. You will be responsible for undertaking vehicle plant maintenance, repairs and improvements to ensure maximum reliability of all our plant vehicles.

Your responsibilities will include (not exhaustive):

  • Have a proven track record of Vehicle Plant Maintenance and Repair
  • Ensuring breakdowns, servicing and maintenance are in accordance with manufacturers recommendations and instructions, additionally liaising with both the Workshop Manager and Manufactures to ensure this is carried out
  • Respond to vehicle plant breakdowns and be responsible for the correct and efficient repair of vehicles keeping downtime to a minimum with timely and safe adherence to the maintenance plan whilst complying to all relevant statutory legislation and the internal company Safety, Health and Environmental standards
  • Continue to improve vehicle plant performance whilst maintaining safety, maintenance and asset reliability
  • Ensuring that you hold a stock of items that are in regular use and re-ordering or ordering specialist parts
  • Have pride in your workplace, this will be both in your van and on multi-sites

You will be required to provide flexibility in this role a vehicle is provided with this role so you must have a FULL UK manual car driving license with no more than 6 points


The successful applicant in the role of Mobile Plant Fitter will be instrumental in the future development and maintenance of our culture to achieve the benefits available through our continuous improvement strategies. You will have experience within a similar heavy vehicle plant industry.

Mobile Plant Fitter – Qualifications/Requirements/Capabilities:

  • ESSENTIAL – Apprentice trained in Vehicle Plant Maintenance
  • ESSENTIAL – Experience in Vehicle Plant Maintenance
  • ESSENTIAL – Experience of operating a number of plant categories


We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:
  • Company car/car allowance (where applicable)
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks)
  • We currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause’
  • Training and development opportunities

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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