Maintenance Fitter

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  • Location

    Chester, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Maintenance Fitter

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  • Salary:

    £30600 - £31536.96 per annum +

  • Contact:

    Tahanee Twist

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Our client in the Chester area has a permanent requirement for a Maintenance Fitter to join their business. The successful candidate will carry out preventive maintenance and repair activities on the plant equipment to minimise production down time.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

· Ensure the work is carried out to health and safety regulations.

· Make sure the correct PPE is worn at all times.

· Ensure the correct procedures are applied for the task.

· Risk assessments, method statements and permit to work.

Maintenance responsibilities:

· Diagnose and repair faults on mechanical services.

· Fabricate/repair all sizes of pipework, chutes and other equipment.

· Carry out planned preventative maintenance on heating systems, compressors, motors, pumps, ventilation systems, fan assembly's, drag chains, conveyors, elevators, crushers and any other equipment as deemed necessary by management.

· Safe isolation of electro-mechanical devices.

· Install heavy engineering plant using lifting equipment.

· Use own initiative, knowledge and experience when designing, manufacturing and installing engineering plant and equipment.


· Recognised time served apprenticeship, City and Guilds or BTEC in engineering.

· Recognised welding qualifications preferably City and Guilds 3268 level 3.

· Written and verbal communication skills in order to liaise with staff at all levels of the organisation.

· Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision.

· Ability to work to deadlines.

· FLT and MEWP licenses.

· Confined space trained.


· Minimum 3 years post qualification in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

Please note the consultant looking after this position is Tahanee Twist