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Mechanical Fitter (Shift)

Date Posted: 15th November 2019
  • Job Ref: 70
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Thurrock
  • Salary: Circa £47,000 per annum

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter (shift) – Permanent/Full Time - £16.11 per hour / circa £47k per annum


Are you an experienced time-served Mechanical Fitter?

Do you have a good broad knowledge of the maintenance, service and repair of industrial pumps, rotating machinery etc?

Are you a driver able to work days/nights/weekdays/weekends on a rota in the Grays/Thurrock area? 



What does the opportunity offer?


  • Competitive hourly flat rate of £16.11 per hour (circa £47k per annum)
  • Full time shift hours on a 3-week rota (Days/Nights) – average 56 per week
  • Staff benefits; Company Pension, Medical and Life Assurance
  • Permanent opportunity within an established and growing national business
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress over time
  • Free on-site parking



An established and successful industrial business with a presence in several regional locations around the UK has an excellent permanent opportunity for an experienced and motivated Shift Mechanical Fitter in Essex. 


The role/responsibilities include:


  • Carry out mechanical fitting work efficiently in accordance with quality and safety standards.
  • Work effectively within the engineering team, including stripping down, maintenance and repairs of mechanical systems and industrial process machinery
  • Diagnose and replace malfunctioning parts and equipment
  • Routine checking of all types of mechanical systems, equipment and components


Is this you?


  • Proven experience within an industrial mechanical fitting role, including stripping and repairing pumps (centrifugal, PD etc), rotating machinery, pipefitting (metal and plastic) etc
  • Having relevant mechanical engineering/technical qualifications or certifications (e.g. NVQ, C&G, ONC/HNC etc)
  • Happy to work indoors and outdoors in all weathers
  • Good knowledge of fault finding/troubleshooting and understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Health and safety at work, ability to identify hazards, safe working requirements and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to work permanently in the Grays/Thurrock area
  • Happy to work full time and on a shift rota basis (days/nights/weekdays/weekends – details available)
  • Ideally a driver with transport due to location.



Please send a CV detailing relevant experience and including full contact details for immediate and confidential consideration for this excellent full-time permanent job opportunity with a successful national business where you can earn a good salary for your flexibility to cover the rota.


Apply ASAP - once the right candidate has been found this opportunity will be closed.


Don't delay...apply today!