Plant Mechanic

Job Category: Engineer

Job Location: Northamptonshire

Hours: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week

Posted Date: March

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to

Company Summary:

Bennie Plant are a specialist Plant Hire and Maintenance company. We are a team of dedicated professionals who pride ourselves in our quality of workmanship and our ‘can do approach’ with many decades of experience in heavy plant.

As an employee in a Family Business, you will be working in a close-knit team environment in a Company that has our employees at the centre of everything we do.


Job Role/Description

Bennie Plant are looking for engineers to carry out servicing and repairs of plant & equipment, provide trouble shooting and diagnostic assessment, conduct machine inspections, reporting defects and attempt to provide solutions. Proactively maintain kit to ensure its uptime for customers.



  • Support the Workshop manager in identifying plant issues. 
  • Work proactively as part of a busy workshop team both in the workshop and on our construction sites. 
  • Ensuring that safe practices are demonstrated on site whilst conducting your work. 
  • Where necessary brief the operators on the issues which are causing damage or wear to plant and equipment. 
  • Promote safe practices in operation and repair of equipment within the business. 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to rigorously enforcing appropriate standards of Health and Safety for yourself and others at all times. 


  • Ensure all processes are followed and compiled with. 
  • Provide effective solutions for plant problems. 
  • Participate in the development of plant maintenance processes which suit our business requirements. 
  • Converse efficiently with plant operators and site management teams in a professional manner to ensure the efficient process of maintaining fleet. 
  • Carry out in-house training when required 
  • Carry out local risk assessment & method statements. 
  • Communicate with managers to organise the repair of machinery to minimise downtime and disruption to site operations. 


  • Investigate repairs and provide an effective solution. 
  • Any other duties as requested by the Plant Workshop Manager. 
  • Own and demonstrate proper use of tools, diagnostic equipment in accordance with PUWER regulations. 
  • In-house fabrications and repair for bespoke items and upkeep of construction plant and equipment. 

The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post. As well as other duties relevant to your experience


  • Excellent knowledge of plant & machinery.
  • Ability to use cutting equipment & welding.
  • Be able to work on your own initiative.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Level 3 or equivalent in Plant/Vehicle Maintenance. 
  • Use of in-house software.

What We Offer

Remuneration: We offer a competitive salary  

Holiday: 24 days holiday + 8 days statutory. 

Pension: Statutory Pension contribution. 

Development: We are committed to investing in our people, so we invest in you. Development is in your hands and we want to enable this so your progression at Bennie is only limited by what you want to achieve.  

Wellbeing: On-site small gym.

Pets: Office based employees are invited to bring their well-behaved dogs in to the office.

Finally, Our long-standing family tradition, of giving staff a Christmas turkey 

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to