Mechanical Fitter


Attractive + Overtime + Shift Allowance + Benefits


Sector: Manufacturing
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Chris Mead
Phone: 01384446128
Job Ref: 67130

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Do you have mechanical engineering experience, and are you seeking a new job in Portsmouth? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a collaborative company recruit a full-time Mechanical Fitter, and the role comes with an attractive salary,  overtime, shift allowance and benefits.


As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of Royal Naval Warships. These range from the QEC Carriers, through the T45 destroyers to the HUNT Class.


In your first few weeks in this Mechanical Fitter role, you can expect to:

  • Carry out a trade-specific risk assessment before every task, reporting any accidents and near misses via the necessary SHE process
  • Ensure all tools and equipment that are used are suitable, fit for purpose and in date for any inspection required
  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance overhaul and repair as detailed by the team leader on a variety of mechanical equipment machinery and systems on vessels
  • Remove, overhaul, repair, install and test mechanical equipment, machinery and systems.


To apply for this Mechanical Fitter role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds level 3, BTEC ONC or relevant experience
  • Comfortable with working at height and in confined spaces.

You must also meet the requirements for UK Security Clearance including the last 5 years continuous residency in the UK


In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture.


Please reach out to Chris Mead, 01384 446128 today to apply for this full-time Mechanical Fitter position in Portsmouth. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.


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