Plant Fitter/Mechanical Engineer – G K & N Services, Holmfirth

Plant Fitter/Mechanical Engineer:

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours: 40 plus Overtime

Shift Pattern- Monday-Thursday (7:30am – 4:30pm), Friday (7:30am-1:30pm)

Location: Scholes, Holmfirth (Workshop based and site service nationwide)


Job Description:

G K & N Services Ltd (including G K & N Spares Ltd) are a family run company based in Holmfirth; we design, manufacture and build bespoke road and rail vehicle tankers and sell them to the biggest operators in the UK, as well as running an online and onsite shop which supplies accessories to drainage, welfare and jetting companies.

Due to expansion, and a full order book, G K & N Services is now seeking a Plant fitter/mechanical engineer to perform a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment. They will aid the production in manufacture, finishing and delivery of high-quality tankers for the jetting, drainage and welfare industry.


Purpose of Role:

Assembly and repair of new build specialist vacuum and jetting equipment.


Key areas:

  • Fault finding and repairs on equipment.
  • New equipment assembly
  • Road or rail tanker equipment maintenance, repairs and modifications.
  • Vehicle pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics


Key skills and experience:

  • Hydraulics and auto electrical experience
  • Small engine experience
  • Pump and rotating machinery experience
  • Highly motivated and confidence in their workmanship
  • Have a background within commercial vehicle, construction plant or agricultural engineering.
  • Ability to achieve results in a busy working environment and manage own workload.
  • Excellent communication skills with both operators and business owners
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Full driving license (Essential)

HGV license (Desired)

Mechanical engineering experience (Essential)

Engineer experience in our field (Desired)



  • Company pension adviser and company contribution
  • Bupa health plan after a qualifying period


Apply by CV only to or call 01484 684128 for more details. Please add “As seen on”, within your application, thank you.




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