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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Hartlepool

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.

Hartlepool

Hartlepool is a town on the North East coast of England, in County Durham. It lies on the northern bank of the mouth of the River Tees. Hartlepool is a seaside town, famous for its beaches and grand buildings. It has a population of around 90,000 and is home to the Hartlepool United Football Club.

The engineering sector in Hartlepool is diverse and covers a large range of industries. These include aerospace engineering, fabrication and machine maintenance, food and drink manufacturing, energy production, vehicle manufacturing and the offshore gas and oil industry.

Hartlepool has an excellent transport network, the bus service takes you to most places in the town centre, Alnmouth and Newcastle. The train station also provides other services such as access to Durham and Middlesbrough. It is served by the A189 road, which links Newton Aycliffe to the north and Sunderland to the south.

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