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Mechanical Fitter

Portsmouth, Hampshire
£12.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Oct 2020
Mechanical Fitter

Portsmouth or Southampton

£12.00 - £15.00 per hour plus overtime

Temp - Perm or Permanent

Our client is a well established electrical and mechanical engineering services company operating in both Portsmouth and Southampton.

They have a wide customer base and typically repair, overhaul and install pumps, motors and gearboxes.

Due to their ongoing success we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter.

Hours: 8 am to 4 pm; Monday to Friday; 35 hours a week - reasonable over time expected to be worked.

Overall Purpose of the job:

Install, fit, test, assemble, commission, maintain and repair mechanical systems and equipment. Carry out work to the satisfaction of the customer and the management team.


Analyse job cards to determine job status, work authorizations/limitations, estimate, description of problems and / or expected serviceability.

Test mechanical equipment to troubleshoot known or suspected problems.

Disassemble mechanical equipment noting parts identification, configuration and condition.

Replace or repair worn or defective mechanical assemblies.

Requisition of replacement parts.

Verify repairs using start-up testing procedures.

Retest reassembled mechanical equipment for proper output and operation.

Operate specialized equipment.

Work on Customer sites as well as in the Workshop.

Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis.

Follow all Company Health & Safety procedures and use proper personal protective equipment.

Keep work area neat and tidy.

Carry out any other reasonable request from the Management team.

Key skills:

Experience of customer site work preferably in the Water Utility industry.

Excellent Health & Safety knowledge and application.

Well organised with the ability to multi task.

A positive 'Can do' attitude with a flexible approach to work
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  • Job Reference: 179592566-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £12.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent