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Mechanical Fitter

  • Job reference: 929518
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP116 per day
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: M&E, Marine
  • Date posted: 20/01/2020

Mechanical Fitter, Totton, To £14.50 per hour

Are you an experienced Mechanical Fitter looking for a challenging new role?

If the answer is YES, keeping reading as we may have the perfect opportunity for you! Our client are a well-established electrical and mechanical engineering services Company operating out of three branches in the south of England.

We have a wide customer base and typically repair, overhaul and install pumps, motors and gearboxes. Due to our ongoing success we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter for our clients Southampton Branch.

Your New Role:

Joining our team, the Mechanical Fitter will install, fit, test, assemble, commission, maintain and repair mechanical systems and equipment. You'll carry out work to the satisfaction of the customer and the management team. Key responsibilities include:

  • Analyse job cards to determine job status, work authorisations and limitations, estimate, description of problems and expected serviceability
  • Test mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems
  • Disassemble mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition
  • Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical assemblies
  • Requisition of replacement parts
  • Verify repairs using start-up testing procedures
  • Retest reassembled mechanical equipment for proper output and operation
  • Work on Customer sites as well as in the Workshop
  • Follow all Company Health & Safety procedures and use proper personal protective equipment

Hours: 8:00 - 16:00; Monday to Friday; 35 hours a week - reasonable overtime expected to be worked.

What Do You Need?

The successful Mechanical Fitter will have proven experience in a similar mechanical role; preferably site work within the Water Utility industry. You'll hold a relevant mechanical engineering qualification and be able to demonstrate sound technical knowledge.

You'll have a positive 'Can do' attitude with a flexible approach to work and possess excellent Health and Safety knowledge.

This role is commutable from Southampton, Eastleigh, Romsey, Winchester, Christchurch, Ringwood.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.