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Mechanical Fitter - Petrochemical Sector

Canvey Island, Essex

£35000 - £50000 per annum + Overtime & Benefits


Sector: Power

Posted: 02/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23895_1698937363

Mechanical Fitter - Petrochemical Sector
Canvey Island, Essex - Workshop based with site travel across Essex & the surrounding area
Competitive salary up to £50,000 + overtime, private medical & benefits
About the role:
We are actively recruiting for a Mechanical Field Service Engineer / Mechanical Fitter to join a leading serving company who operate within the Petrochemical sector in the Essex, Kent & London area.

This role is workshop based but with the requirement to travel to client sites across Essex & the surrounding areas (roughly within a 30-mile radius from Canvey Island, Essex).

The Mechanical Fitter role comes with a competitive salary dependent on experience ranging from £35,000 up to £50,000, plus overtime, private medical & benefits package.
Responsibilities and duties:
As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be responsible for:
  • Carrying out pre-planned and reactive maintenance on mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, compressors, gearboxes, mixers & turbines.
  • Using measuring equipment such as micrometres, DTI's and alignment tooling.
  • Working in line with maintenance techniques and best practices complying with Health and Safety regulations
  • Complete duties in the workshop which includes rebuilding, retrofitting and modification of customer equipment.
  • Maintaining accurate maintenance and inspection logs up to date.
  • Assist in outage planning, scheduling and coordination as and when required.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge / qualifications:
  • Time Served Apprenticeship in a Mechanical Engineering field
  • Strong experience working with mechanical equipment which includes pumps, motors, compressors, gearboxes, mixers & turbines.
  • Experience working in a heavy process environment such as a power station, refinery, chemical plant or paper mill.
  • As this role does require site travel around Essex & the surrounding area, a full UK driving licence is a necessity
Salary and benefits of the Mechanical Fitter role:
  • What's on offer for this exciting role:
  • Competitive salary ranging from £35,000 to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Overtime
  • Use of van for site travel
  • Private medical
  • Pension
  • An opportunity to join a growing organisation
How to apply?
To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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