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Mechanical Fitter Jobs in Devonport

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.

Devonport

Devonport is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon. Devonport is a regenerating neighbourhood of shipyards and modern housing developments. Devonport has a trail that links the Naval Heritage Centre to Devonport Guildhall.

Home to HMNB Devonport Dockyard, the military city is the principal nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy and the largest naval base in Europe. The naval base as support the Royal Navy since 1691, and covers four miles of waterfront, with 5 dry docks. Defence sector expertise includes submarines and naval vessels.