Workshop Fitter - Glasgow

At Ardent Hire Solutions, we have one of the largest and youngest fleets in the UK, including over 7,500 assets worth over £150m, with an industry leading team that has received investment of £250m to expand our depots and enhance our fleet. Our values passion, pace and performance drive us as individuals and as a team. We are looking for diverse team members that share the same values and strive to be the best they can possibly be. Ardent are members of the Women into Construction group and actively encourage applications as part of this commitment.

One of the many reasons we are the UK’s premier hire company is our focus on our people as they ultimately make the difference in our service to our customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Workshop Fitter to work out of our Glasgow  Depot who will be carrying out planned maintenance activities to ensure that our plants operate safely and reliably. The maintenance will include PDIs, safety LOLER inspections, servicing and general damage repairs.

You will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all types of machinery from 1.5t mini diggers to 35t excavators, as well as dumpers, rollers and telehandlers

You need to be self-motivated and be able to turn around machines quickly with accuracy, and you will also be responsible for ensuring the machinery is fit for hire.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A qualified diesel mechanic
  • NVQ Level 2/3 in Plant Maintenance
  • In possession of a full, valid Driving Licence with no more than 3 points
  • Able to demonstrate a full and varied knowledge of plant machinery
  • Able to provide references to supplement your application
  • Having a CSCS card would be an advantage
  • Good spoken and written English

You will be able to demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • Resilient in dealing with changes in priorities, juggling a number of activities and continues to be effective
  • The ability to understand, analyse and articulate issues both simple and complex
  • The ability to develop and apply appropriate skills
  • The ability to generate alternative approaches to problems

In return we will give you:

  • A competitive annual salary dependent upon experience
  • Access to a wide range of benefits
  • Up to 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
  • An additional day leave on your birthday
  • The experience of working with the A-Team 

If the above sounds perfect for you, please send your CV to 

We aim to response to all applications however due to the large numbers we receive, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.



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