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Maintenance Fitter Jobs in Southampton

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.

​Southampton

Southampton is the largest city in Hampshire and has a year-round population of around 245,000 people. It has a diverse economy, with jobs in retail and tourism being particularly strong. Southampton has enjoyed significant success as a cultural centre, with two world-class theatres.

Southampton is the focal point for engineering and technology in the south of England. It has a very diverse and successful industry, with companies ranging from large multinationals to small high-tech start-ups.

Southampton is a key transport hub, with an extensive network of buses, trains and ferries. There are frequent trains to London, the ports of Poole and Portsmouth, and the South Hams towns of Salisbury, Exeter and Plymouth. 

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