Mechanical Fitter
East Anglia

Mechanical Fitter (East Anglia)

Ref: 747| Posted: 5th Jun 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter, to join the team at our Engineering client, based in Nottinghamshire.

They are a well-established and market leading engineering contractor, with strong links to the water and nuclear industries.

This role is field based and will cover the East Anglia region.

This is a permanent vacancy. You will be a direct employee, from day one.

Salary details & package

  • Market value salary package
  • 33 days holiday (including Public holidays)
  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days
  • Pension contributions - 4%
  • Performance bonus/incentives
  • Extra days holiday around Christmas
  • Company car/car allowance/fuel card - eligible roles
  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy
  • New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)
  • Company sick pay
  • Free parking
  • Free tea/coffee
  • Company workwear
  • Social events - run by Social Committee
  • Long service awards
  • Health screening
  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme
  • Christmas gift vouchers

The Role – Mechanical Fitter

As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be responsible for carrying out Mechanical works on various sites as instructed by the Project Manager

  •  General Mechanical duties
  •  Installation of mechanical equipment such as motors, gearboxes, bearings
  •  Fitting of steel support systems
  •  Fault finding on mechanical equipment
  •  May be required to undertake other duties such as assisting an Electrician or Civils engineer
  •  Adhere to all Health and Safety requirements and rules on Site.
  •  Understand and sign onto all CPP/RAMS on Site and follow Safe Systems of Work and Risk Assessments.

Other Responsibilities

  •  To understand and adhere to Company policies and procedures
  •  Comply with company Health and Safety policies, procedures and codes of practice
  •  Demonstrate and uphold Company values


 The Candidate-YOU!

Must have:

  • Mechanical apprenticeship or Level 3 Mechanical qualification as minimum
  • Have a proven background in the water industry or gas/oil
  • Confined Space training (Current)
  • CSCS Card holder


  • Lifting operations qualified (CPCS)
  • First Aid
  • Health and Safety trained (IOSH)

Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

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