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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Kent

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.

​Kent

Kent is one of the most picturesque counties in the UK, and one of our most popular areas to live. There's something for everyone; whether you're into walking or sailing, surfing or scuba-diving.

The engineering sector in Kent is developing quickly. Many companies are based in the county, including major players such as Rolls-Royce and Airbus, who both have sites on the Isle of Sheppey. Kent’s engineering sector is thriving; there are over 1,500 firms in the area, which produce everything from boilers to insulation and refrigeration units.

Kent is well-serviced by roads and rail links, providing excellent access to ports via the M2 and M20 motorways, as well as access to London via the Channel Tunnel. Coaches regularly arrive at the Maidstone coach station, offering direct services to Gatwick Airport, other UK cities and beyond.

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