Mechanical Engineer / Fitter Dorset Permanent - £25,230 to £33,430pa + Overtime & Benefits
Navis Consulting currently has a requirement for an experienced Mechanical Engineer / Fitter to join a leading south coast based Manufacturing business in the Marine Industry.
The core function of the Mechanical Engineer / Fitter will be to fit out various mechanical systems and components comprising; -
Installation of propulsion components, such as shafts, propellers and rudders.
Fitting of fluid power / hydraulic circuits, including the construction of hard and flexible pipe.
Installation and alignment of marine engines and gearboxes.
Fitting of high pressure fire suppression systems.
Making penetrations through bulkheads and working with glass reinforced plastic (GRP/FRP).
Selecting, mixing and applying various bonding agents and sealants (cosmetic and structural).
Reading and using a wide variety of scaled technical engineering information.
The Mechanical Engineer / Fitter will be working with an experienced team leader to construct boats ready for dispatch to over 60 countries through a network of distributors, candidates will be required to have the ability to read and understand scaled technical drawings plus, ability with classic engineering hand skills, as basic as, drilling tapping and filling, through to installing fuel and hydraulic circuits.
The Mechanical Engineer / Fitter should be able to work in restricted spaces and on the water if required, have own tools and happy working in a fast paced environment. Candidates will be required to attend and pass a one hour engineering trade test and interview.
The Mechanical Engineer / Fitter opportunity offers a competitive rate of pay with the opportunity to work overtime (when available), pension scheme, 22 days holiday, Sick Pay, Life Cover, Training & Career progression, onsite Canteen and a Sports & Social Club. Additional benefits are also offered after 4 years' service.
The Mechanical Engineer / Fitter opportunity is commutable from; Bournemouth, Dorchester, Ringwood, Blandford Forum, Weymouth, Southampton, Wareham, Christchurch and other locations in the Dorset, Hampshire and Devon area.
Possible similar job titles may include; Mechanical Fitter, Mechanical Technician, Production Fitter, Marine Engineer, Shipwright.
If the above Information sounds of interest and you would like to be considered or know more, please apply and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact.