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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Edinburgh

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.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city, with a population of around 550,000 people. The city has everything from historic castles to underground vaults and it also offers hiking in the Cairngorm Mountains. Edinburgh is home to the biggest arts festival in the world, the Fringe - it's very busy and full of creativity. Edinburgh has amazing architecture, a beautiful skyline and is between two lochs which makes it ideal for walking around or biking.

Edinburgh is the perfect place for engineers. There are lots of opportunities for junior, senior and management level positions. A strong tradition of research and applied technology in academia, government and industry has created an environment where innovation plays a critical role in developing new products, services and processes that drive economic growth.

Edinburgh is a compact and walkable city, with a range of public transport options meaning you can easily get around. There are two main motorways feeding into Edinburgh making it easily accessible to get to by car. 

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