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Mechanical Fitter Jobs in Cumbria

Mechanical Fitter​

As a Mechanical Fitter you’ll play an important part in ensuring equipment is in good working order, whilst usually supporting with various maintenance programmes. Mechanical Fitters work across a wide range of industry sectors including engineering, defence, infrastructure, power generation and the built environment. Mechanical fitters must be able to work to H&S legislation on-site, following Safe Systems of Work and control processes. Duties a Mechanical Fitter will need to complete can include identification and rectification of all system, manufacture, defects and alterations. Undertaking preventative maintenance plans by drawing on their mechanical knowledge.

Mechanical Fitters often hold an apprentice or qualified trades qualification including CCNSG, SVQ, NVQ or City & Guilds. To work on some projects Mechanical Fitters may need to hold up to date CTC clearance or other relevant security clearance checks.

​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns. Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinbourgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.