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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Job Listings

  1. Sheetmetal Worker/Fabricator

    Location: Kilmaurs

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Maintenance Engineering

    Candidates should be experienced in all types of Fabrication and Welding to a high standard with an emphasis on Stainless Steel TIG.
    You must have the ability to read from Engineering drawings and work on your own initiative in a workshop environment and on Customer premises.
    Our client require people ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Maintenance Engineering

    We are currently looking for 2-3 Maintenance Engineers (Mechanical Bias) to join the team at our clients Manufacturing site in Glasgow on a full-time permanent basis.
    Key Responsibilities

    Maintain & improve all site equipment 
    Contribute to the H&S of the site by ensuring all equipment remains in a safe condition ...

  4. Machine Operator

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £28000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Maintenance Engineering

    We are currently looking to recruit experienced press brake operators for a a well-established and busy manufacturing firm based in the South Side of Glasgow. These will be offered out on a permanent basis only.
    As a Press Brake Operative, you should be able to demonstrate the following:

    To Manufacture ...

  5. 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 ...

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