Trainee Plant Fitter

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1231764845-2
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Interaction Recruitment
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £24,000 to £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Commercial & QS, Engineering, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Job Title: Trainee Plant Fitter

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Permanent Position (Monday Friday)


Interaction Engineering have teamed up with a leading provider of heavy plant hire equipment in Peterborough. They specialise in servicing and maintaining a diverse range of plant machinery and equipment for various industries including construction and agriculture. As they continue to expand, they are seeking a motivated individual to join as a Trainee Plant Fitter.

As a Trainee Plant Fitter, you will embark on an exciting journey to learn and develop essential skills in fitting, repairing, and maintaining plant machinery and equipment. Under the wing of experienced fitters, you will gain hands-on experience in diagnosing and resolving technical issues to ensure optimal functionality of equipment. This role presents an excellent opportunity for individuals passionate about mechanics to kick-start their career in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior fitters in assembling, installing, and repairing plant machinery and equipment.
  • Learn to diagnose mechanical problems and perform corrective maintenance to minimise downtime.
  • Gain proficiency in using hand tools, power tools, and precision instruments for fitting and machining tasks.
  • work with the team to ensure timely completion of repair and maintenance tasks.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and quality standards in all fitting and maintenance activities.
  • Participate in training programs and workshops to enhance technical skills and knowledge in plant fitting.

What we need from you:

  • Basic understanding of mechanical principles and aptitude for hands-on work.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and follow instructions.
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills in plant fitting and maintenance.

Interaction Recruitment have specialist consultants across the majority of industries within the UK, including but not limited to, Finance & IT, Technical & Engineering, Industrial, Commercial and Hospitality. We offer both temporary and permanent support. For more information regarding the position or to discuss any other opportunities, you can reach us on (phone number removed) or drop me an email (url removed)