Plant Engineer / Fitter Vacancy

Plant Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Plant Engineer / Fitter to join our team at our head office in St. Martins

Full Time Plant Engineer / Fitter Vacancy at Ridgway Rentals

The role will involve the maintenance and servicing of heavy plant machinery in our workshop and out on sites.

We are looking for a self-motivated person with good communication skills who can work well within a team environment. The ideal candidate will possess a flexible working attitude with an enthusiastic approach to problem solving.

Previous experience in servicing, repairing and maintaining heavy plant equipment is advantageous but not essential as full training can be provided for the right candidate.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and fitting duties on a wide range of Plant Machinery
  • Carry out mechanical repairs including cutting and welding 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 & Thwaites for a full list click here to see our Plant Hire range

Salary will depend on experience

For more information:

Call us on 01691 770171 or send your CV to
Send written applications to:
Nicola Watkins
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.