Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Fitter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wandsworth, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH10183_1487869568
Contact Name: Don Marsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2017 17:06

Job Description

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

Location- London

Salary- c£35,000

We are currently recruiting a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter to assist in the day-to-day preventative planned maintenance & repairs at a Materials Recycling Facility based in South London.

The role requires you to work Shift 40hs per week 06:00 - 14:00 Monday - Friday.

If the operational need arises you may be asked to work the late shift which is 14:00 - 22:00 Monday - Friday

There is also guaranteed overtime working every other weekend (x 1.5 for Saturday).

Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator you will be operating / maintaining / testing large plant equipment including Conveyors; Balers; Optical sorters; various sorting screens; Grab & Container Handling Cranes; Hydraulic Waste Compactors & Mobile Plant

To be considered for this role you must have:

Recognised electrical or mechanical qualification

Educated to "GCSE" standard

Skills & Experience (indicate depth & breadth)

  • Good Communication both verbally and written
  • Adaptable and flexible and able to meet PPM deadlines
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Experience in operating/maintaining / testing Container Handling Cranes; Hydraulic Waste Compactors; Container Handling Machinery; Mobile Plant
  • Able to work within a team and be a team player

Your role will include:

  • Servicing and maintenance the company's mechanical and electrical plant as instructed by the appointing manager, in accordance with the set down schedules, specifications and manufactures recommendations.
  • Carrying out mechanical & electrical tests as required by regulation and legislation.
  • Work flexible hours commensurate with the requirements of the relevant site PPM & repair schedules.
  • To participate in standby duties and attend the sites outside normal working hours in the event of an emergency.
  • To ensure all necessary security procedures are properly followed.

Salary for this excellent opportunity is up to c£35,000.

If you are interested in applying for this role please email your CV to or phone 023 92 222 964

Astute Technical is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.