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We are currently looking for trainee and experienced Plant Fitter to join our team at Ridgway.

This is an ongoing job, multiple candidates will be considered for the plant fitter role. 

  • Permanent position
  • Full Time

Ridgway Rentals is a family-owned and run Plant Hire Company and this position is based at our head office in St Martins, Shropshire – postcode SY11 3PZ


This full time role will involve the maintenance and servicing of heavy plant machinery in our workshop.


  • Maintenance and fitting duties on a wide range of Plant Machinery
  • Carry out mechanical repairs as required
  • Follow instructions as directed
  • Keep accurate records as directed
  • Liaising and working with outside contract fitting staff
  • Aid with the safe operation of the work area
  • Comply fully with company health & safety procedures
  • Follow work practices and instructions as directed

Our Plant Hire Fleet consists of hydraulic excavators, dozers, dump trucks and other heavy plant machinery by Komatsu, JCB, Hitachi etc.

For a full list click here to see our Plant Hire range


A self-motivated person with good communication skills who can work well within a team environment.

A flexible working attitude with an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving.

This role would be suited to someone that has experience working with agricultural machinery,  as well as previous experience in servicing, repairing & maintaining heavy plant equipment is and an advantage but not essential 

The hours of work are 08.00am – 18.00pm from Monday to Friday, with a requirement to work two Saturdays per calendar month from 08.00am – 12.00pm. Salary will be dependent on the successful applicant’s experience.

PPE supplied & training as required.

If you are interested in this role please email your CV to

Previous applicants need not apply

Please note that Ridgway Rentals are unable to take any telephone applications for this post.

or send written applications to:

HR Dept.
Ridgway Rentals Ltd
Earthmover House,
Ridgway Business Park
St Martins, Oswestry,
Shropshire SY11 3PZ

About Ridgway Rentals

Ridgway Rentals is a family owned and run company based in St. Martins near Oswestry and have been supplying Nationwide Plant Hire for over 50 years. We take great pride in the excellent service we provide to our customers and expect our staff to reflect these qualities at all times.

Our Plant Hire Fleet ranges from 1.5 ton Mini Diggers up to 50 Ton Excavators and include Long Reach, High Reach, Loading Shovels, Telehandlers, Backhoes, Dumpers, Rollers, Dump trucks, Dozers, Skidsteers which are all delivered nationwide along with the many different attachments as required.