Test and Run Fitter – Rochester

Do you enjoy being part of a busy maintenance and repair team? Are you looking for a career with opportunities for training and progression? Would you like to be a part of a company known for its fun, engaging and supportive culture?

If so, this is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to assist in the day to day running of a busy workshop building our reputation for supplying the best equipment, maintained to the highest standards.

The Hireman is an independent tool hire company providing construction equipment services to professional contractors working in London and the Home Counties. Established in 1985, we have a successful 39-year track record, and we pride ourselves on going out of our way to help our customers. Operating from four strategically located depots in Canning Town, Wembley, Croydon and Rochester we currently employ over a 100 people and have plans to grow the business substantially over the next ten years.

What will I be doing?

Based at our brand-new depot in Rochester you will be working with a workshop-based team of fitters and engineers. You will be cleaning, servicing, fault-finding, repairing, and maintaining a wide range of electrical and mechanical machinery, including:

  • 110V and cordless power tools (breakers, grinders, nail guns)
  • 110V/240V site equipment (dehumidifiers, lights, dust extractors)
  • 2-stroke and petrol equipment (cut-off saws, mixers, power floats)
  • Diesel plant (generators, pumps, pressure washers)
  • Air tools (picks, scabblers, road-towable compressors)
  • Hydraulic equipment (power packs, pallet trucks, jacks)
  • Mechanical equipment (chain blocks, material lifts, access platforms)

What do I need?

  • At least basic knowledge or experience in electrical and mechanical equipment with the ability to use tools effectively. Previous experience in test and run would be advantageous
  • A good work ethic with honesty and integrity
  • Enthusiasm and a good sense of humour
  • A positive, proactive, and flexible approach
  • Strong focus and attention to detail
  • Willingness and motivation to learn about our equipment, processes, and industry
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Able to adapt quickly to support others

What are we offering?

  • Salary starting from £27,000 per annum
  • Health cash plan
  • An enhanced contributory workplace pension scheme
  • 28 days’ annual leave, including bank holidays, rising to 33 days after five full years’ service
  • Working hours of 7.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Company workwear, including PPE
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, and drinks in the depot
  • Free equipment loans and staff discount on purchases
  • Regular social events including annual summer and Christmas parties
  • A turkey at Christmas (or other seasonal gift)
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