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Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter (MF617) City of Preston, England

Salary: GBP30000 - GBP312000 per annum + Pension, Holidays, Training

Mechanical Fitter

Preston (PR1)

Commutable from Blackpool, Preston, Blackburn, Leyland, Chorley, Tarleton

£31,200 + Training

Days – Monday – Friday (Flexi time)



  • Pension Scheme
  • Welfare Package after 6 months
  • 20 days Holidays + BH


Our client is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of specialist equipment rapidly evolving and are looking for time-served and apprentice-trained engineers with fitting and preferably pipe fitting skills to join their team.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Following engineering drawings
  • using varied of tools and experienced equipment such as high pressure vessels
  • carrying out inspections
  • working closely with hydraulics and pneumatics systems
  • working with varies equipment such as diverse vales, pressure regulations and gauges
  • working with industry standard compression fitting.
  • responsible for working with high pressure gases and equipment
  • working individually but also as part of a team of 15 members of staff
  • High degree of quality control including self-assessment of the work being done within your small team.
  • Understand the importance of Health and Safety


Knowledge, Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems preferable.
  • Candidates must be familiar with industry-standard compression fittings,
  • Experience in pressure testing of pressure vessels and inspections.
  • Experience in working with high-pressure gases and equipment.
  • Familiar with pressure ranges up to 300 Bar (4500 PSI).
  • Knowledge of diverse valves, pressure regulators and gauges.
  • Panel building experience would be beneficial


Company Information

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar, please contact our Consultant Eleana Ewins directly at or call them for a confidential discussion on 01785 450162.

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