Mechanical Fitter

Posted 15 June by Acorn Recruitment And Training Easy Apply

Acorn is looking to supply Mechanical fitter for a Major Client (Tata Steel) at the Llanwern plant

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter Craft

Hourly Rate: £13.43

Contract Length: 12 Month Agency Temp

Hours Per Week: 40

Business: Llanwern


Engineering Purpose of Role: Purpose of the position is to cover all areas of Llanwern, as required, providing a complete range of Engineering activities.


The main responsibilities of the job holder are:

  • To ensure that all activities comply with the Health and Safety requirements
  • To participate in all team activities utilising inherent and/or developed skills aimed at achieving set objectives
  • To react to engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise
  • To utilise the knowledge, experience and skill to initiate corrective actions
  • To work to high standard in supporting the Engineering departmental objectives
  • To have a full understanding of electrical systems to be authorised to issue permits to systems, as required
  • To actively contribute to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance
  • Knowledge and use of overhead Crane including Slinging
  • FLT experience an advantage

Work with the Engineering Inspector in the area to :

  • Minimise unplanned downtime , perform the required maintenance tasks and carry out the required Engineering checks to plan.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Completed an approved mechanical apprenticeship with NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) achieved
  • Working within a team
  • Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills
  • Full understanding of fluid/power permit systems(authorised and issue)
  • Some Welding and Fabrication Skills are desirable
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance procedures and practices. SAP notification/feedback required
  • Self-motivated to learn new skills, and process understanding
  • Understand Permit system - Fluid power - Electrical - ATW/PBS - CSOetc
  • Steelwork Site Experience
  • Good level of fitness due to access of selected jobs

Required skills

  • Mechanical Craft

Reference: 35397917

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