Mechanical Fitter

Contact Jake Kavanagh
  • Salary: €45,000 - €58,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterKildare
  • Sector: Construction & CivilsAdvanced Manufacturing

Due to continued growth, we are seeking an experienced and skilled Mechanical Fitter to join our client who area leading supplier of services to the water treatment and waste water industry in Ireland. As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be working on state-of-the-art industrial machinery and equipment. You will play a critical role in servicing and maintaining plant equipment, ensuring the smooth running of operations. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established and growing company in a fast-paced and challenging industry.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work as part of a team in the delivery of one or more projects at any one time, embracing the ethos of one team culture.
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental standards, policies and procedures are always adhered.
  • Review of design stage mechanical drawings and P&ID in order to validate designs, familiarise with project and spot issues before they arise. Provide input and feedback on design in order to contribute to DMA efficiencies.
  • Work well on own initiate with a good work ethos to achieve a high production output.
  • Disassembly and repair/maintenance of equipment returning from site; requires flexible approach to working hours
  • Complete system testing in the form of pipework pressure tests on completion of build or repair.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and instrumentation, strip-down and repair equipment as necessary to ensure good working order including periodic inspections and preventative maintenance on system installations.
  • Complete all test documentation and inspection and test plans (ITPs) as required
  • Ensure positive experience for the customer and their representatives instilling an ethos of professionalism, collaboration and co-operation.
  • Actively participate in product and process improvement by providing lessons learned feedback and innovative solutions for adoption on future projects.
  • Keep appraised of latest standards and technology through continuous professional development (CPD).
  • Other duties as required from time to time.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a similar role in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experienced in the mechanical installation of equipment, systems and pipework is an advantage (including Stainless Steel, PVC, PE, and Ductile Iron).
  • Experience working in the water/ wastewater industry is a distinctive advantage.
  • Ability to liaise on a technical level with site personnel to support site activities.
  • Relevant Mechanical Fitting or Fabrication/Welding qualification.
  • Good working knowledge of pump, compressor, blower and valve systems including stripdown and repair.
  • Work as part of a team with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to weld mild steel and ability to weld stainless steel.
  • Manage time when given a work list, including continuous feedback to line manager on work close-out.
  • Ability to use own initiative, problem solve and adjust as issues arise.
  • Full Driving License.
  • Experience in the water/ wastewater industry is a distinctive advantage.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

What’s on offer: 

  • Competitive Salary -> €45,000 – €58,000 per year (Depending on experience) 
  • Company van
  • Phone
  • Computer
  • Fuel card and other travel expenses covered
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Opportunity to work in a growing and challenging industry
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

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If you are an experienced Mechanical Fitter looking for a new challenge in the waste water and water treatment industry, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

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