Shift Mechanical Fitter

Posted 17 May 2022
DisciplineBuilt Environment
Contact NameSusan Ferguson

Job description

Shift Mechanical Fitter


Commencing on day shift going on to day and back shifts later, potential for overtime.

Location - Grangemouth

Shift Mechanical Fitter required to carry out scheduled planned maintenance work on this COMAH site in compliance with company procedures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out scheduled planned maintenance work on mechanical equipment in compliance with company procedures.
  • Dismantling and reassembly of pumps (Centrifugal & Positive Displacement).
  • Removal and reinstallation of mechanical seals and alignment of rotating equipment, general process and conveying equipment (agitators, gearboxes, hydraulics, pneumatics and conveyors, specialised equipment i.e. hydraulic bailing presses, expanders, expellers).
  • Carry out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible on above equipment.
  • Assembly and dis assembly of site pipework (utility and chemical process).
  • Undertake general workshop fitting skills including occasional machining, burning and welding and lifting operations.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings of various parts to ensure correct tolerance and fits are maintained for efficient plant operation.
  • Operate in compliance with all HSE regulations and company norms.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of chemical processes, rotating machinery, hydraulics and pneumatics would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Microsoft PC application
  • Indentured apprenticeship (mechanical based), or modern equivalent.

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.