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Mechanical Fitter / Site Fitter

Job posted by: Kelvin Buick

Mechanical Fitter / Site Fitter

  • Permanent Position
  • Harlow Essex based, with occasional UK and Worldwide Travel
  • Salary Guide: £37,500 - £41,600 pa + site allowances & travel expenses
  • When working away at a customer's location - Daily Site allowances & Travel Expenses.

We are currently seeking a versatile and skilled professional to join our team in the role of Mechanical Fitter / Site Fitter.

This position is well-suited for an individual with a strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform tasks both in a workshop setting and on client sites. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the assembly, installation, and maintenance of special purpose machinery / conveyor systems.


  • Mechanical Assembly: - Assemble and fit various mechanical components according to engineering drawings and specifications.
  • On-Site Work: - Undertake on-site installations, maintenance, and repairs as required by client needs.
  • Collaboration: - Work closely with the engineering team to ensure the successful completion of projects.
  • Technical Expertise: - Utilise mechanical skills such as marking out, drilling, tapping, cutting, and fitting of motors, gearboxes, bearings, pipe work (Copper & UPVC), and drive shafts.
  • Pneumatics: - Read and work with pneumatic diagrams for the assembly and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Machine Alignment: - Ensure machines are squared and levelled for accurate and precise operation.


  • Experience: - Proven experience as a Mechanical Fitter with expertise in assembly, installation, and maintenance of special purpose machinery / conveyor systems.
  • Skills: - Proficient in reading and interpreting complex engineering drawings. Familiarity with working on-site and understanding client-specific requirements.
  • Technical Competence: - Competent in typical mechanical skills, including marking out, drilling, tapping, cutting, etc. Experience in fitting motors, gearboxes, bearings, pipe work (Copper & UPVC), and drive shafts.
  • Pneumatics Knowledge: - Experience working with and reading pneumatic diagrams.
  • Qualifications: - Recognised time-served apprenticeship in a relevant mechanical field.
  • Post school vocational qualification in mechanical related topic/s such as C&G / BTEC etc

Monday to Thursday 7am - 4pm & Friday 7am - 2pm - 40 hours per week

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not encompass all responsibilities and tasks that may be assigned or required.

How to apply: To apply for this position through HR GO Recruitment, please click on the 'Apply' button

HR GO Recruitment offers permanent and temporary jobs across the UK

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