Mechanical Fitter

Job Title Vacancy ID
Mechanical Fitter TR2022039
Salary/Rate Job Type
Consultant Department
Lauren Macintosh Industrial

Job Description

Our client based in Montrose are looking for a Mechanical Fitter to join their team on a 3 month contract.

As a Mechanical Fitter in our Rig Aftermarket site, Montrose, you will take a customer service approach with a view that the services you provide are there to support the efficient management of your workspace and production environment. As a Mechanical Fitter you will be responsible for Disassembling, inspecting, rebuilding and testing various company Rig technologies Equipment. You will support, improve and lead on-time assembly & testing of Equipment as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.


Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products.
Be proficient with the use of engineering measuring tools – Micrometres, Vernier Gauges, Dial Indicators.
Carry out work instructions as given by Supervisor, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation.
Complete Facility maintenance tasks as directed by supervisor.
Ensure all job related QA Plans, Workscopes, Route Carts, Inspection Reports, Test Reports and Build sheets are filled out as the job progresses.
Conduct equipment Testing / FATs in accordance with Company procedures.
Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
Support key initiatives such as on time delivery, schedule attainment, cost of quality
Generate and implement improvement ideas and encourage idea generation among team members and stop work for safety and escalate concerns.
Carry out trouble shooting of Equipment / Systems and be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone / 5Ys etc.)
Support all NCR reporting.
Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.
Willingly assist Supervisor to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.
Report discrepancies in job procedures, processes and route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the Supervisor and implement changes when requested.
Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.
Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Supervisor.
Accountable for the correct movement of job components through the workflow process ensuring items are staged in designated areas at all times.
Operate designated machines safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.
Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
Actively take part in the company competency program.
Demonstrate awareness of company objectives, policies and procedures.
Maintain housekeeping (clean, safe, a place for everything & everything in its place) in your allocated areas at all times
Promote and adhere to health and safety policies and procedures without exception.
Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.

Desired Qualities/Qualifications


Time served apprenticeship or HNC in a relevant subject
Higher education in a relevant subject

Working knowledge within an oil & gas, heavy plant, factory machinery or mechanical aerospace environment.
Working knowledge of Pressure Equipment
A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external) (Customer Focus) Working knowledge of Hydraulic systems
Pressure testing Experience
Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
Participate in training where required.
Carry out all duties safely and in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy, Employee Handbook, procedures, training and instruction.
Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information (Functional/Technical Learning)
Able to adeptly learn the context of a challenge and quickly integrate new skills (Learning on the fly)
Has solutions and suggestions that are effective in addressing the problem at hand (Decision Quality & Problem Solving)

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