Mobile Fitter

Location: Bedford

We are looking to recruit an experienced Mobile Fitter to join our workshop in our Bedford Depot.

Contract type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time - 45 hours

Nixon Hire Overview 

Established 52 years ago, Nixon Hire is a UK leader in the provision of construction equipment.
Our core product offering includes plant, accommodation, welfare facilities, toilets and modular buildings.

With over 24,000 assets and 300 product lines, we supply products and services to commercial and domestic customers. Nixon Hire operate from Depot locations nationwide, from which our products are prepared and dispatched for hire or for sale and are refurbished or configured as required.

Job Role

The main responsibilities of the role are:

- Repairing and maintaining Plant, Accommodation and Small Tools both economically and efficiently at depots and on site, ensuring that customer breakdowns are dealt with in a timely manner to limit downtime, and machines are serviced in time to ensure hire commitments are met.
- Ensuring all repair work as a result of customer damage is recorded and paperwork is raised in a timely manner to ensure customer is charged appropriately.
- Providing own hand tools and ensuring tools are used correctly, adequately maintained, tested before use, and securely stored.
- Obtaining / requesting from depot stores all parts necessary to carry out repairs and managing Van stock.
- Competent in welding tasks on plant and accommodation units. (Accredited training can be given).
- Carrying out cosmetic repairs to plant machinery including panel replacement and touch up painting.
- Competent in Electrical repairs, diagnostics and fault finding on mobile plant including excavators, dumpers and telehandlers.
- Adhere to Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality processes to ensure we are compliant at all times

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in a fitter role
  • Hydraulics experience
  • Electrics experience
  • NVQ / CIBT Qualification 
  • Full clean Driving License


  • Competitive Salary
  • Workplace pension
  • 23 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays on starting

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