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Mechanical Installation Operative

Oldham, Lancashire
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Our client specialises in the installation, relocation and removal of manufacturing production facilities. Due to recent projects won they now require Mechanical Installation Operatives to work from their busy North West hub on projects across the UK and internationally.

The Role

Work with installation teams, assisting with all aspects of match-marking, dismantling, and installation of machinery.
Match mark mechanical equipment prior to carrying out dismantling works and the transfer of marking information to drawings.
Undertake mechanical maintenance tasks and fault finding on differing machinery and structures.
Assemble, dismantle and install structures, machine tools, conveyor systems, mechanical handling equipment and process/production line equipment.
Carry out of floor markings to layout drawings.
Mechanically line and level industrial equipment using machine and dumpy levels or theodolite.
Work as part of a team assisting other trades.Carry out fabrication tasks involving welding, grinding and oxy acetylene cutting.
Accurately assess the weight and point of balance of equipment/items to be lifted.
Carbon steel, screwed pipework installation, including brackets.

The Person

Apprenticeship time served mechanical machine tool fitter
City & Guilds, BTEC or NVQ qualification, or similar.
Read mechanical and layout drawings.
Excellent Health & Safety knowledge and Standards
The ability to demonstrate a pragmatic and 'common sense' approach to problem solving
Fully flexible regarding working hours and days working, including weekends, out of hours.
Good interpersonal and customer service skills.
Experience of working within 'time critical' production environments.
Highly organised with the ability to manage time effectively.
Willingness to travel and work away from home is essential


Slinger banksman certification
Gantry Experience
Work at height
FLT licence (7-tonne and above), including the use of jib attachment.
Overhead crane licence
IPAF (Cherry Picker/Scissor lift licence.)
Knowledge of lifting/rigging
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  • Job Reference: 397072263-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: AJP Recruitment
    AJP Recruitment
  • Location: Oldham, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent