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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Gateshead

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.

​Gateshead

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, lying on the south bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. The population is just under 127,500 people (in 2011).

The engineering sector in Gateshead is growing constantly. Engineers across a range of disciplines take advantage of the fantastic facilities available in the area, as well as its close proximity to major cities such as Newcastle and easy access to places like London.

Gateshead Metro Station is only 2 minutes' walk from Deneholm Village, with regular services into Newcastle and the Metro Centre. The A1 Tyne Tunnel is close by, allowing easy access to all parts of Tyne and Wear.

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