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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Cumbria

Maintenance Fitter

A Maintenance Fitter plays an invaluable role in maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment to ensure optimal function. As a Maintenance Fitter, they would undertake tasks such as inspecting machinery, identifying and rectifying faults, and performing preventative maintenance.

Skills required to work as a Maintenance Fitter include strong technical knowledge, the ability to read and interpret engineering diagrams, and a good understanding of health and safety regulations. Typically, a formal apprenticeship or vocational qualification in mechanical engineering is required.

When hiring a Maintenance Fitter, companies often value candidates with proven experience in a similar role within the engineering sector. Demonstrated maintenance ability, troubleshooting skills, and a record of minimising machine downtime are particularly desirable for a Maintenance Fitter role.

​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns.

Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinburgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.

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