Exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join the team at Hartham Park, Corsham.

Mechanical Fitter

Hartham Park Underground Quarry in Corsham, Wiltshire, is the oldest operational Bath stone quarry in the country, dating back to 1810, and is part of Lovell Stone Group, a growing family-owned company which operates six quarries across the South West. We now have a unique opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Fitter to join the team at Hartham Park.

What will I be doing in the role?

The Mechanical Fitter is a key member of the underground quarry team at Hartham Park. You will be working in an interesting and dynamic environment on specialist plant and equipment. In this role you will be responsible for the inspection, maintenance and testing of the mechanical plant and equipment; ensuring that it operates in an efficient and safe state whilst minimising production downtime.

You will be responsible for organising and carrying out planned preventative maintenance, keeping the appropriate records of work done on each piece of equipment, whilst also being responsive to emergency breakdowns.

The role is 40 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday, 6am to 4.30pm

Essential requirements and skills for the role:

  • Experience in the maintenance of heavy equipment and hydraulics
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Mechanical Fitter
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety principles and issues
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance schedules


You should be:


  • able prioritise work based on criticality
  • work in a safe manner and high standards of housekeeping
  • flexible, proactive, and have a ‘hands-on’ approach
  • self-motivated with the drive to complete a task as efficiently and safely as possible
  • be a team player

Desirable requirements:

  • C&G or NVQ qualified
  • Experience in mining/minerals & extraction or in a similar industry
  • Health & Safety qualifications
  • First Aid qualifications

The package:

  • Competitive package, £30 - £40k per annum (dependent on experience)
  • 40 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday
  • 25 days holiday & statutory bank holidays
  • Optional Share Bonus Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Pension
  • Team activities

Please email your CV to Simon Hart, For any further questions, you can contact us on 01929 439255.

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