Vehicle Maintenance Fitter

Blargoans Ltd have a 12 month contract opportunity for a Vehicle Maintenance Fitter to work within our Client’s facility in Caithness.

 A vacancy has arisen within the Operations Directorate – Maintenance and Engineering Support for a Vehicle Maintenance Fitter. The purpose of this role is the delivery of maintenance. The individual is responsible for supporting plant maintenance activities.

Main Responsibilities

The Job Holder will:

  • Identify and rectify routine maintenance problems where applicable.
  • Carry out planned maintenance activities and defect rectification efficiently, includes defect investigation of causes and proposal of solutions.
  • Reinstate the work area after completing the maintenance of plant, systems and components.
  • Utilise diagnostic techniques to identify faults in plants, systems and components.
  • Identify and report common equipment performance issues.
  • Identify obsolescence and end of life issues.
  • Assess the effectiveness of maintenance procedures and provide required amendments and changes.
  • Produce fit for purpose job reports describing accurately the work that has been carried out.
  • Mentor apprenticeship development and may be an SVQ Assessor.
  • Conduct safe and effective handover of plant and equipment to others and accept and confirm responsibility for the control of the plant and equipment within the work area isolation boundary.
  • Perform the responsibilities of Management Appointments relevant to post. Hold a relevant disciplined nominated appointment.

 Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • Mechanical Apprenticeship plus NC in Engineering or equivalent qualifications plus experience
  • HGV, LGV and Plant Experience

Additional Role Information

  • SC Clearance is required
  • Ability to safely deliver a programme of works
  • Timely and efficient
  • Requires minimal supervision

 Terms and Conditions

Basic Annual Income – £26,623 to £34,333, overtime rates apply as standard.

37.9 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, 2.5 privilege holidays.

12 Month Contract


Closing date for CV applications will be on Friday 9th July @ 12noon

To apply email CV and covering letter to

For further information please contact: Caroline Hay – 01847 851200. When applying please specify reference BL21711


Blargoans Limited operates as a locally based employment business for temporary/contract recruitment and an employment agency for permanent recruitment for technical and professional roles to the Engineering, Office & Commercial Industries.