Mechanical Fitter

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    Plymouth, Devon

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Location: Plymouth

Rate: Please call to discuss

Hours: 36/week + OT enhancements (Hours available, subject to approval)

Duration: Immediate Start and Initially for 6 months

We are looking for 20 Mechanical Fitters to work with the marine environment in Plymouth.

Devonport, in Plymouth, supports the Royal Navy's current surface ship and submarine fleets and they are getting ready to receive the next generation of naval platforms.

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. 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.

  • Able to read Technical drawings and use these drawings to make up / build pressure test rigs from base components.
  • Able to calibrate gauges and relief valves, in accordance with technical documentation.
  • Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of mechanical fitter.
  • Work to Nuclear Procedures.

  • Able to complete quality documentation, maintaining the traceability of equipment and components.
  • Effective communicator, and required to liaise with Nuclear Standards Branch and the customer
  • Must be able to work as a team and be able to work independently if required.
  • A requirement to work in Radiation Controlled areas.

  • Must have in date qualifications.

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