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Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter

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  • Sector:

    Marine and Shipbuilding Trades

  • Salary:

    £14.85 - £18.80 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Morson are recruiting a Mechanical Fitter on behalf of our prestigious client, BAE Systems, in Portsmouth.

We are looking for a time served Mechanical Fitter with experience in the Marine industry.

Candidates must have a flexible attitude with the ability to work closely as part of a team, and confident to be able work unassisted when required.

This is a shore based role working as part of the saltwater services team, who support the repair, maintenance and operation of the waterfront assets used for the movement and docking of vessels.

Working as part of a team, you will be carrying out routine planned maintenance, reactive repairs and testing on mechanical systems, machinery and high volume saltwater pumps.

The role requires working in Confined Spaces, and underground installations.

Skills and Qualifications:

Completed an appropriate trade apprenticeship or Naval equivalent qualifications

Able to read and understand technical / design drawings and maintenance manuals for the maintenance and repair of assets.

Extensive experience as a crafts person in the repair, maintenance, installation, testing, operation, and setting to work on a wide range of heavy industrial Salt water equipment and systems

Able to work safely and efficiently on mechanical systems.

Capable of manufacturing components using workshop machinery.

Competent in carrying out mechanical fault finding and rectification.

Able to work at heights and in deep confined spaces

Confident in providing detailed defect reports to the team manager or a representative from the Chief engineers department.

A minimum of 5 years' experience in heavy industrial plant or the marine maintenance and repair industry. Previous experience with Salt water equipment or high volume pumps is advantageous

Flexible approach to work due to tidal restraints

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will be required to gain security clearance before eligible to start on site.

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