Hire Fitter - Santry, Dublin 9

Location Dublin
Job ref: 085296
Published: 21 days ago

Hire Fitter/Driver - Santry, Dublin 9

Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. The core business is through the traditional Builders Merchants division. Main brands include Chadwicks, Cork Builders Providers, Davies & Telfords. In addition, and through organic growth and acquisitions the Group have established a range of brands which are close to the core but offer a uniquely different range of products. These include Heitons Steel, Panelling Centre, Morgans Timber, Proline, Sitetech & Rooney’s Hardware.


Principle Objective

To work closely with the Hire Department Manager in our Chadwicks Santry branch to ensure a high level of service to our customers while also adhering to high work standards.


Knowledge & Experience

  • Comprehensive product knowledge with experience in the Hire industry
  • Fitter capabilities
  • Rigid driving experience and Category C license
  • CPC License

Key Responsibilities


Maintenance and service of our large plant items to include;

  • Mini Excavators
  • Mini Dumpers
  • Road Compressors
  • Vibrating Rollers

Maintenance and service of our small plant items to include;

  • Cement Mixers
  • Concrete Power Float
  • Plate Compactor
  • Poker Vibrators

Maintenance and service of our electrical tools to include;

  • Angle grinders, Circular saw, Hammer drills, Breaker, Sanders.
  • Maintenance and service of engine types
  • Honda 4 stroke petrol
  • Small diesel engines
  • Makita / Husqvarna    Petrol  2 stroke

Key Responsibilities contd.

  • Assisting in the general / day to day running of a busy hire department
  • On site repairs and breakdowns.
  • Ensure safety standards are met and safe working practices adhered too.
  • Test and run for small fleet (pat test)
  • Maintenance and light repair on small tool fleet
  • Safeguard the assets of the company
  • Ensure all company policies are implemented accordingly
  • Be responsible for the safety of staff and customers
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the Hire workshop
  • Assisting with customer sales and service
  • Vehicle Health and Safety Management
  • Taco Graph management
  • Delivery and collection of stock to customers
  • Provide comprehensive customer demonstrations on how to safely use plant and tool equipment

Contract Type

  • Permanent
  • Full Time 39 hour contract
  • Working week: Monday to Friday, may be required to take part in the Saturday roster
  • Location - Santry, Dublin 9

Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Bonus Opportunity
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives



Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At Chadwicks Group we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.  You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


DISCLAIMER: Chadwicks Group reserves the right at any time to change, delete, or add to any of the provisions of this Role Profile at its sole discretion and it is the colleagues responsibility to familiarise themselves with these changes.  Furthermore, the provisions of this Role Profile are designed by Chadwicks Group to serve as guidelines rather than absolute responsibilities and duties.