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Mechanical Services Fitter

Due to continued business growth, we are looking to recruit an ambitious and motivated Mechanical Services Fitter to work as part of a determined and professional team, carrying out planned and reactive essential maintenance.  The ideal candidate will be a team player, confident individual with a positive and loyal attitude.

As a mechanical services fitter your main responsibilities will include:

  • Carry out inspections, maintenance and repairs of the equipment involved with tunnel testing and mechanical services (planned maintenance).
  • Be responsible for the repair of plant and equipment breakdown including fault finding in accordance with supervisory instructions (reactive maintenance).
  • To control and monitor the 11000 volt main Transonic Fan Motor and the Sulzer Axial Compressor and Motor, and record meter readings as appropriate.
  • Be responsible for the installation of new plant and equipment in accordance with supervisory instructions.
  • Preparation of risk assessments and method statements and work to make sure Health & Safety Regulations are adhered to.

Needs to be:

  • A fully skilled mechanical fitter with a time served mechanical apprenticeship.
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential.
  • Flexible and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile to ensure deadlines are met.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Drive and commitment to improve own skills, and be receptive to new ideas and ways of working.
  • Can-do attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise.

Hours of work are 40 hours per week.

The successful candidate must satisfy security clearance requirements – including the last 5 years continual UK residency.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to be part of a successful and established team operating in a world-class facility.  In return, we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter giving your current salary/requirements and outlining your suitability for this role to recruitment@ara.co.uk.


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