Mechanical Fitter - Submarines

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  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence

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  • Salary:

    £14.72 - £21.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ofelia Babos

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    7 Months

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Mechanical Fitter - Submarines

Start ASAP

6 months contract initially

36 hours standard

Expected Overtime and Shift work

Job description:

Will involve predominantly working within radiologically controlled areas.

Marine Mechanical Fitter

Here at Devonport Royal Dockyard we're looking for a Mechanical Fitter to join the team that is at the forefront of supporting the Royal Navy fleet. You'll play an integral role in ensuring the serviceability of submarines and systems through detailed maintenance and refit periods by working within multi-trade teams.
Using your mechanical experience, you'll remove, overhaul and install a variety of mechanical equipment which could include hydraulics, weapons, water and fuel systems and LP/HP air, among other assets. Working to engineering drawings and technical specifications, you'll also install and align new equipment and carry out system and equipment functional tests and surveys.
If you can bring technical skills and a safe working attitude, then we can provide you with some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll have the ability to read engineering drawings to interpret work instructions and be competent in the use of general workshop machinery specific to mechanical fitting.
Ideally will have worked in the marine industry with experience of Royal Navy ships and submarines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels or large commercial ships - although other relevant experience will be considered.

You'll need to hold qualifications in at least one of the following:

Indentured Apprenticeship

Level 3 Modern Apprenticeship in a mechanical discipline

Armed Forces PO/CPO/NCO with mechanical specialisation

Level 3 Mechanical Engineering qualification

Job location: Devonport, Plymouth

All selected applicants will undergo through Security Clearance process.

Job Posting Owner: Ian Simpson