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Mechanical Fitter

  • Job reference: 921032
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: Up to GBP149 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Trades, Marine
  • Date posted: 07/08/2018

Mechanical Fitter, £18.62 per hour (Ltd), Plymouth.

Our client are looking to hire a Mechanical Fitter for an initial 6 month contract working at Devonport Dockyard. This role is a standard day and back shift position.

  • Undertake installation, repair and maintenance on Weapons Systems and Equipment.
  • Competent to work on mechanical equipment and systems in the marine defence and commercial industry.
  • Read drawings, interpret work instructions and perform the work to time, cost and quality.
  • To be able to carry out surveys and pre-refit examinations of equipment, machinery and structures / fittings.
  • Set to work by the use of test equipment.
  • Carry out functional testing.
  • Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of mechanical fitter.
  • Cleaning up of own work arisings.
  • Slinging duties as required.

May have to work out of area for very short period to cover maintenance activities on Royal Naval vessels.

36 hours per week. Overtime may be available.

This role is commutable from Plymouth, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Saltash, Tavistock.


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