Workshop Fitter


Workshop Fitter

  • Location:
    Merstham (RH1)
  • Salary:
    £Competitive + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    15 April 2024

More about your role

Based in Merstham, Surrey, covering Greater London and the South East, we are a busy and expanding tool and construction equipment hire company, looking for a Tool fitter / Hire Depot Operative.
The key function of this role is the ability to prepare equipment for hire including PAT testing where applicable (training can be provided), and be involved in the daily activity, in ensuring that all equipment is ready for loading and delivery.
This a great opportunity for anyone looking for a role with progression opportunities, coupled with the use of their own practical abilities. Tool hire servicing training will be provided.

This role does require involvement in the complete hire process and daily activity within the business. Any level of applicant considered

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

More about you

As one of our tool fitters you will be able to build relationships with customers by communicating in a cheerful, friendly and helpful manner. You will work well as part of a team and have the ability to complete paperwork quickly, neatly and accurately and although you will possess general practical skills you'll also be willing to learn and buy in to the company ethos.
Support and assistance are provided, and those displaying the necessary ability and commitment will have opportunities to progress. 

A full driving licence is required for this role

The benefits

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:

  • Annual bonus
  • Excellent holiday pay and sick pay
  • Pension with matched contributions
  • Training

We are Places for People Developments, we build thousands of well-designed, innovative homes across the UK each year. When we develop new places, we put everything into delivering homes and neighbourhoods that work for the whole community.

We want you to join the Places for People Group and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with right first time people, customer focused people and can do people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please email the recruitment team 

If you are a Places for People customer and you're looking for support with your application, please contact our skills and employment team on

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.


If you are a recruitment agency please note we operate a PSL and do not take cold calls 


Armed Forces - We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant. Places for People will guarantee an interview for any candidate who has formerly served in the Armed Forces and who meets the essential criteria for the vacancy.

Disability Confident - We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident scheme certified as Level 2 Disability Confident Employer. This helps us to successfully employ and retain people with disabilities and health conditions. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview. The Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for NI) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has sa substantial and long-term negative effect on their ability to do daily activities.

Neurodivergent – Neurodiverse individuals have highly valuable skills, and we recognise that a traditional interview process sometimes works against them and doesn’t allow them to self-advocate. Neurodiverse applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview.

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Merstham (RH1)
The Transport Depot, Station Road, Merstham, Surrey, United Kingdom, RH1 3ED
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