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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  1. CNC Operator

    Location: Kilmarnock

    Salary: £29000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Maintenance Engineering

    Main Responsibilities
    Ensure that all Company quality parameters and procedures are complied with and that all products manufactured meet the required standards and specifications
    - Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner in compliance with the company’s H & S Policy and procedures
    - Ensure the highest standard of ...

  2. MIG Welder

    Location: Prestwick

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Production

    Stafffinders have a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to work for a long-standing company on a temp to permanent contract.  Due to an increased workload our client in the Ayrshire area are looking for MIG Welders.
    This is a work shop-based role in a busy production environment and we are ...

  3. Senior Electrical Engineer - Dalgety Bay

    Location: Dalgety Bay

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electrical

    We currently have a full time vacancy at our clients site in Dalgety Bay, for a Senior Electrical Engineer.
    Main Job Responsibilities
    To oversee all aspects of electrical design on multi-discipline design and build projects, from concept right through to implementation, ensuring compliance with Client specifications and current regulatory standards ...

  4. Mechanical Fitter

    Location: Kilmarnock

    Salary: £27000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    Our client are a rapidly expanding contractor working in the water sector.
    They have a large number of projects coming up which means they are recruiting for Mechanical Fitters to joing their existing team.
    You will be field based and work on various frameworks across Scotland.
    The vacancies will be ...

  5. Site Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Site Engineer

    We are currently recruiting for experienced Site Managers to join teams based in the Cumbernauld area of Glasgow.
    These are full time positions for which you will be required to liaise with, and report directly to, the Project Manager on all matters relating to the relevant project implementation plan through ...

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