Mechanical Fitter - Day Shift

  • Location

    Beckton, London

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  • Salary:

    £18 - £27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Luke Bennett

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    4-5 days

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Mechanical Fitter x24 - CHP Plant
Beckton, Essex
Day Shift - £18 per hour + overtime x 4hours

We are recruiting for a team of Mechanical Fitters to work 12 hour shifts for 4-5 days during a busy outage period on a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Beckton.

Reporting directly to the Project Manager, as Mechanical Fitter, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with all Mechanical work undertaken during the Outage.
  • Handling, assembling and Dismantling Plant Equipment.
  • Completing remedial tasks including manual labour.
  • Completing Install Pipework, Assisting with Leak and Integrity testing.
  • Ensuring that safe working practices are followed.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • CCNSG Safety Passport.
  • Hold a Mechanical Qualification of NVQ (to at least Level 3) B-Tec or equivalent.
  • Heavy Industry/Power generation experience.
  • Have a good understanding of Health and Safety working practices.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive Rates
  • Over-time available x1.5%
  • Accommodation NOT included due to the length of the role

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to lbennett@astutetechnical.co.uk or ring 02393 910 037 and ask to speak to Luke Bennett who can tell you more.


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