Maintenance Fitter Jobs

Maintenance fitter jobs are craftspeople responsible for ensuring the continuous running of machinery and equipment, organising routine maintenance procedures and any necessary repairs.

Maintenance fitters are employed by production or manufacturing companies with fast moving production lines, engineering companies, public utilities such as gas and electricity companies and transport companies, particularly those concerned with railways and airlines. Some companies may have a large number of maintenance fitter jobs, others only a small team.

Jobs givern to maintenance fitters may be planned or preventative maintenance or emergency maintenance and it will often require the worker to operate in adverse weather conditions fixing machinery and equipment.

A typical salary for a qualified maintenance fitter would be between £18,500 and £21,000.

Main Duties of a Maintenance Fitter:

  • making regular checks on machinery according to a planned schedule;
  • regular maintenance work such as oiling and cleaning;
  • replacing parts on a planned basis after a certain number of hours;
  • checking and calibrating instruments used in an industrial process to ensure accuracy;
  • the ability to rectify the fault without delay;
  • being available round the clock for urgent calls.

Maintenance fitters are employed by production or manufacturing companies with fast moving production lines, engineering companies, public utilities such as gas and electricity companies and transport companies, particularly those concerned with railways and airlines. Some companies may have a large number of maintenance fitter jobs, others only a small team.

Maintenance fitter jobs should be good at practical work, using tools and solving problems. They must also be able to understand technical diagrams and manuals. Maintenance fitter jobs should also have the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

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    Location: Irvine

    Salary: £34000 to £34000 p/a

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