Mechanical Fitter
£32,500 + £2,000 on call allowance + generous benefits

Location: Sunderland

Description: Experienced and enthusiastic Mechanical Fitter required by our globally renowned environmental solutions specialist. Exceptional opportunity for a suitably experienced mechanical maintenance engineer.

Our client has been established for more than 3 decades and are internationally renowned market leaders in the environmental solutions sector to an array of clients throughout the world. As a result of continued success and an ongoing programme of strategic growth, they are now seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Mechanical Fitter to complement their professional manufacturing team. 

Reporting to the Engineering Supervisor and working Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 4pm – the successful candidate will hold CompEx Mechanical qualifications and demonstrate at least 3 years previous experience of working in hazardous areas, along with excellent trouble shooting and installation experience gained within a CoMAH compliant environment. 

Working in accordance with relevant legal, environmental, health and safety regulations as well as company policies and procedures at all times, you will be responsible for managing your workload to ensure the safe, standardised and efficient maintenance of all plant and equipment as per CMMS task instructions, statutory requirements and technical documents and will perform and oversee the installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of all relevant mechanical equipment, as well as ensuring that all mechanical based project plans, improvements, repairs and shutdowns are performed to the appropriate standards and required timescales to ensure minimal downtimes and maximum plant availability and efficiency are achieved. 

You will assist in the scoping and installation of capital projects including commissioning, snagging and hand over of installed equipment as required, and identify appropriate repairs or upgrades where available, reporting all equipment defects, faults or alarms where identified and ensuring that suitable risk assessments and controls are in place before starting each task (including isolation and lock outs), and you will provide support to the engineering department through performing additional tasks including basic electrical tasks, fork lift driving etc. in accordance with competencies and departmental requirements. 

Other duties will include ensuring the safe and efficient return to service of plant equipment, recording details from equipment breakdowns whilst repairing with the intention to improve reliability, performance, running time and reducing repair costs by undertaking RCA of failures, especially for common or repetitive failures, and ensuring that all routine tasks are issued via a CMMS work order and that they are up to date and are accurate. A flexible approach is essential in the position along with the ability to be available (on a rota basis) out of hours for breakdowns or weekend shutdowns as required. 

Contact the Maintenance Team at Premier Technical Recruitment on 01827 68400 or email your cv in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further details.

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