Mechanical Fitter


Purpose / Role

  • To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent mechanical service in accordance with project / company     requirements, standards and procedures
  •     To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule along with site procedures
  •     To ensure all that all workscope is completed in a safe manner ensuring no detrimental impact to personnel, fabric or environment

Duties of the Mechanical Fitter will include:

  •     Striping down rotating equipment including mechanical seals, gearing and bearings
  •     Cleaning down parts and using a vapour blaster to remove rust
  •     Vetting parts to determine if they are fit to reuse -
  •     Measuring knowledge is essential both metric and imperial - using micrometres, Vernier callipers and height gauges
  •     Building sub - assemblies to engineering drawings as SOP's

What the role involves

  •     Repairs to all types of rotating equipment.
  •     Dismantling, inspection, condition assessment and subsequent report on received equipment.
  •     Fault finding of industrial electro mechanical equipment.
  •     Carrying out root cause analysis of assets.
  •     Working on site and in the workshop when required.
  •     Working within and contributing towards the current health & safety guidelines and site requirements.
  •     Good team working skills as well as working on own initiative.
  •     Promote good housekeeping for an efficient working environment.
  •     Undergo training programmes where necessary.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes


  •     A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role
  •     4 Year Appreticeship or Level 2 NVQ equivalent
  •     City and Guilds (C&G) Mechanical Fitting or Assembly and or NVQ Level 3 in related trade.
  •     CCNSG Safety passport.
  •     Strong engineering background in a similar environment.
  •     Recognised mechanical apprenticeship.
  •     Team and communication skills.
  •     Capable of working alone, or equally as part of a team.
  •     Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to quality of work.
  •     Flexible approach to working times in line with company’s reactive nature.


  •     Full clean UK driving licence.
  •     Multi skilling an advantage.
  •     Experience with pumps, gearboxes, motors and fans.
  •     Confined space qualification.
  •     Working within ATEX standards.
  •     Water Hygiene qualified.
  •     Demonstrable experience in a pump alignment role.
  •     Preservation of rotating and static equipment.
  •     Demonstrable experience in pressure testing.

Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills

  •     Ability to communicate effectively with team members
  •     Demonstrate commitment to working safely at all times
  •     Flexible – able to comply with company and client requirements
  •     Ability to work with other team members/disciplines and in a multi-cultural environment
  •     Confident and with an ability to work unsupervised and work on own initiative
  •     Has a desire to learn and develop within the role

Company Overview

CAE is a UK leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services specialising in fluid handling. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to servicing across a broad range of industrial markets, including oil & gas, power & process, chemical & pharmaceutical, food  & drinks  and general industrial sectors.

Please forward your CV to Simon McLeod -