Electrical Fitter (Facilities & Operations)

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £18.62 per hour

  • Contact:

    Stephen Slade

  • Contact email:

    stephen.slade@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH108295_1567093688

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-28

  • Start date:

    ASAP

ELECTRICAL FITTER

Location: Plymouth

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £18.62/hr

Devonport, in Plymouth, supports the Royal Navy's current surface ship and submarine fleets.

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines and various warships. It has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy's new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme, including Astute and Dreadnought class.

As such, they require a number of suitably qualified electrical fitters to work on various aspects of the Dockyard.

Qualification

18th Edition required.

Must be able to read and understand drawings and has system knowledge of a large marine vessels.

Duties

  • Undertake the installation, repair, maintenance and manufacture of electrical systems as required on ships, submarine and land based systems in the marine defence and commercial industry.
  • Read drawings, interpret work instructions and perform the work to time, cost and quality.
  • Ability to overhaul and install a variety of electrical equipment in control, distribution and control systems covering areas such as weapons, navigation, sensors and communications systems.
  • Installation and connection of cabling.
  • Set to work by the use of test equipment.
  • Carry out functional tests and surveys.
  • Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of electrical fitter.
  • Cleaning up of own work arisings.
  • Slinging duties as required.
  • Any other task within the individual's competence as directed by the company.

For further information, please call Stephen Slade on 0161 924 3959.