Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter

Job Title: Maintenance Fitter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Company Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11027 KY_1513099352
Contact Name: Kyle Shinn
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2017 17:22

Job Description

Maintenance Fitter

c£28,000 - £32,000 plus benefits

Crawley, West Sussex

We are currently seeking to recruit a Maintenance Fitter / Mechanical-bias Maintenance Technician / Shift Technician / Mechanical Fitter, to carry out a variety of daily maintenance & operations tasks on a state-of-the-art Process Plant near Crawley. Our client is a leading organisation within the waste management sector, with the opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to join their maintenance team.

As a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter, you will be responsible for:

  • Planned and preventative maintenance across the site, as well as responding to breakdowns.
  • Mechanical maintenance on heavy process plant / power generating equipment (conveyors, pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors, etc.)
  • Ensuring that the plant runs at optimum capacity with minimal downtime
  • Working as part of a shift team
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this position, you should ideally have a mechanical engineering qualification (Apprenticeship / HNC / HND / City & Guilds / NVQ etc.). You should also have relevant experience maintaining large / heavy process equipment (pumps, gearboxes, etc.), and be flexible towards working shifts. Those with a Marine Engineering/Forces background will also be considered.

The package on offer for this position includes an attractive salary in the range of £28,000 - £32,000 (depending on experience), plus benefits. The shift pattern for this role working on a night shift (4 on / 4 off) with the possibility of moving on to a rotating shift (days & nights) in the future.

If you would like to apply for this Maintenance Fitter role, then please send a copy of your up to date CV to, or call Kyle Shinn on 02392 288 284 for more information.

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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.