Electrical Fitter - Plymouth - 6 Months - £14 - £21.50/hr

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    Plymouth, Devon

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    £14 - £21.50 per hour

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    Christopher Hague

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Electrical Fitter - Plymouth - 6 Months - £14 - £21.50

Electrical Fitter - Plymouth - 6 Months - £14 - £21.50


National contracts (live over 30 miles from the dockyard)

Ltd / Umbrella - £21.50/hr

PAYE - 16.48/hr

Local (within 30 miles from the dockyard)

Ltd / Umbrella - £16.51/hr

PAYE - £14.72/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.


  • 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.


17th or 18th Edition for some roles, level 3 - NVQ / C&G or BTEC for others.

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

For further information, please call Christopher Hague on 0161 924 1416 .