Vacancies: Diggerland (Kent) Mechanical Fitter

Diggerland (Kent) Mechanical Fitter


Company: Diggerland (Kent Park)

Role: Mechanical Fitter

Diggerland is looking for a Mechanical Fitter who will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the ride machinery at Diggerland Kent Adventure Theme Park.

The role will involve ensuring that ride attractions are in full working order at all times. You must work at a quick pace & exhibit situational flexibility.

Based at our Diggerland Kent Park, your role will involve:

  • Monitoring Health & Safety of the rides and drives
  • Ensuring all rides and drives (machines) are in full working order at all times
  • Quickly repair any faulty machines
  • Liaise with the General Manager regarding any parts required
  • Reporting daily to the General Manager and Park Manager
  • Managing the customer experience
  • Strategic planning & development

You must be able to speak with people on all levels of the social strata. You must be a brand advocate & always promote Diggerland in a positive way so as to enthuse & encourage people to visit our Diggerland Kent Park.

Working mostly outdoors, you will need to have an enthusiastic approach & be willing to work during all weather. You will have a workshop to complete some of your work.


Reporting to: General Manager

Liaising with: Park Manager (Kent), Office Manager (Kent). You will also work with the Development Director to improve & maintain your park & the Health & Safety Manager to ensure you adhere to all Health & Safety regulations. Occasionally you will have dealings with the other companies that Diggerland is partnered with such as H. E. Services, Masterhitch Europe Ltd & Buy a Digger.

You will have a team working with you to assist in daily machinery checks, greasing and fuelling.


Experience: Experience of working in a similar role is essential.

Must have experience working with plant or large machinery. Ideally with JCB and/or Komatsu machines.

Welding experience and electrical component experience is ideal.

You must have a desire to learn, be able to use your own initiative and be self-motivated. You must have a passion for providing an excellent experience to our guests, this is critical.

  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary.
  • An understanding of plant machinery - both operational & mechanical
  • Desire to work in fast-paced environments.



You must have your own tools. Basics will be provided.


Working Hours: This is a permanent, full-time salaried position. Salary is dependant on experience. 45 hour working week, working 5 days out of 7. Due to the nature of the industry, you must be willing to work weekends.

Due to the nature of the role, you must be flexible & able to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, weekends, holidays & special events.


Salary: Dependent on experience.


About Diggerland:

Diggerland is The Ultimate Adventure Theme Park Experience where children & adults alike can ride, drive & operate REAL diggers, dumpers & other full- size construction machinery. Located in Kent, Devon, Durham & Yorkshire, Diggerland is the perfect destination for action, fun & thrill packed family days out.

Fun for all ages (subject to height restrictions), Diggerland with its 20 different rides & drives, with over 100 machines & an array of additional activities is the ideal theme park for small to large groups looking for something exciting & truly unique.

Get to grips with real JCBs & 180/360 excavators, take a head-reeling turn or two on the Spindizzy, rise to lofty heights & enjoy the views on the Skyshuttle, enjoy a bone-rattling off-road ride on the Groundshuttle, or have a go on the Dodgems & Go-Karts!

Interested? Apply now.


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