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Senior Site Fitter

Senior Site Fitter
Up to £36K
7am-7pm (4 on 4 off day shift)
Ellesmere Port
Are you a skilled Site Fitter with the ability to install, maintain and repair electrical and mechanical machinery? If yes, read on….
My client is an established firm in the recycling sector, based in the North East of England and commutable from Chester, Frodsham, Birkenhead and Heswell.

They are currently looking for a skilled Senior Site Fitter to work closely with the Site Engineer to deliver large preventive, reactive and upgrade projects on the site.
The Role:

- Planning large scale maintenance projects as assigned to them
- Ordering spares and equipment in a timely manner to deliver maintenance delivered on time
- Ensuring all plant is operational for maximum production periods to facilitate weekly targets and goals by product line
- Assist Design Engineers to deliver large scale upgrades and improvements
- Ensure all engineering work areas are organised, clean and safe - including tools and equipment
- Delivering projects on time and to budget
- Directing and training Fitters and Operator Fitters as required
- Surveying sites where electrical systems are installed
- Drafting electrical installation plans and technical diagrams
- Installing, maintaining, modifying and repairing all electrical systems on site
- Ensuring that electrical systems adhere to the national electrical safety standards and regulations
- Using blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete projects
- Advising the company’s management when to replace aged electrical equipment to prevent hazards
- Conducting general electrical systems maintenance and troubleshooting electrical issues with testing equipment
- Constructing and assembling mechanical systems on site
- Making both minor and major repairs on various plant and equipment, while also carrying out welding and repair.
- Maintains daily and weekly work records to ensure all engineering activity is recorded
- Ensures all safety systems and practices are adhered to

Minimum Skills / Experience Required:

- Strong manual dexterity and eye to hand coordination
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel to support work-in-progress and engineering schedules
- At least five years of hands-on experience installing, maintaining and repairing electrical wiring,
- Proven troubleshooting skills to determine electrical and mechanical malfunctions
- Experience working with heavy plant machinery / recycling sector
- Mechanical and / or Electrical engineering qualifications

The basics:

- Based at Ellesmere Port site
- 7am-7pm (4 on 4 off day shift)
- Reporting to Site Engineer
- 28 days holiday total (expected to work bank holidays as part of shifts)
- Company pension (NEST) – opt out option
- On-site FLT & Telehandler training

The extras

- Opportunities for self-development
- Sponsored training opportunities
- Company events
- Perk-box (discounts and monthly points) – opt out option

Interested? To apply for this Senior Site Fitter position, here are your two options:

"This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience.

Ask for Shanice Vickers on 0116 4786969 between 8.30am - 5.30pm.

"I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know -

This Maintenance Engineering role is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment.

Operating since 2004, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles.

Precision covers the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Electrical, Mechanical and Multi-skilled Engineers as well as Team Leaders and Engineering Supervisors.