Mechanical and Electrical Fitter or Technician

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    Aerospace, Defence

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    £24-£26k + high volume overtime at 1.5x

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    Jade Whitmore

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Electro / Mechanical Fitter - Telford 

An Electro / Mechanical Fitter is required with a background in electro-mechanical assembly. Candidates from a special purpose machinery background would be well received.

Due to the continued success of this company, a Telford-based organisation who design and manufacture special purpose machinery of a complex nature requires a meticulous and motivated Electro / Mechanical Fitter for a new permanent role.

As the Electro / Mechanical Fitter you will be required to:

Carry out the assembly of special purpose machinery

Competent in Bench fitting.

  • Ability to carry out minor adjustments to mechanical components using lathes, milling machines and surface grinders.

    Ability to check that assembled components are within expected geometric tolerances; using first principle measurement techniques i.e. through the use of DTI’s and Gauge Blocks

    Competent in Pneumatic systems assembly / interpretation of pneumatic schematics.

    Experienced in carrying out Electrical & Mechanical fault finding.

    Experienced in reading and working to detail and general assembly engineering drawings.

    Competent in electrical panel wiring.

    Experienced in reading Electrical / Electronic drawings.

    Basic Knowledge of Stepper Motors, Control Systems, Sensors and Field Bus systems would be advantageous.

    Ability to fault find on DC control systems.

    Experienced in using basic computer programs including MS Word, Excel & Web Browsers

    Proven experience of working in a similar fitting role.

The Electro / Mechanical Fitter should have the following skills or experience:

  • HNC Degree preferred or will accept apprentice trained or educated to ONC/C&G L3/NVQ L2/3 (or equivalent experience)
  • Proven experience of operating in a similar environment
  • Able to use a wide range of hand tools to include pneumatic
  • Competent in panel wiring
  • Conduct mechanical and electrical test utilising special purpose equipment
  • Able to use milling, turning, or grinding machines to make minor adjustments to components
  • Proficient with a range of hand metrology equipment (DTI's, Gauges etc.)

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience of assembling precision equipment/components/systems and you want to be considered, please apply today.

If you have any questions about the Electro / Mechanical Fitter role, please contact Jade Whitmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133.

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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