Mechanical Fitter

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Introduction Due to upcoming projects, an opportunity for a team of Mechanical Fitters has arisen based in Lowestoft Important Shiprepair experience The Job You will be required to strip out overhaul / refurbish and install mechanical equipment for vessels, using knowledge of mechanical, metallurgy, and engineering requirements. Main requirements: Must have a back ground in shiprepair (and preferable to have shipbuild experiernce)Experience of working with working with vesselsRead and understand basic layout and assembly drawings to class society rules / standardsGood understanding of shipbuilding/ship repair practices. Experience of working with engines, propulsion systems, pump systems, deck machinery, hydraulics systems.Must be able to work with equipment lathes, radial & bench drills, bore/milling tools, alignment equipment, Understands Works specifications.Understand equipment manuals and installation guides.To be able to set up carry out alignment and dimensional control checks. Undertake support for docking and undocking of vessels, setting up blocks, carry out line handling, fitting and monitoring of shores whilst docking being carried out.Dock side preparation installing and removing gangways/accesses to vessel, carry out general cleaning labouring duties..Ensure good personal time keeping and conduct inline with agreed policies and proceduresEnsure standards of good housekeeping are achieved in all work areas, including workshops, stores, vehicles and at on site locations. Ability to: Plan mechanical work and make estimates of materials required. Make precise arm-hand positioning movements and maintain static arm-hand position.Make fine, highly controlled muscular movements to adjust the position of a control mechanism. Make skilful, controlled manipulations of small objects.Clean equipment using appropriate materials. Lift arms above shoulder level. Work in small, cramped areas. Work at heights or depths greater than ten feet.Climb ladders or stairs to reach objects. Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time. Utilise independent judgment in the performance of duties. Acceptable Experience and Training: Experience of work to class society rules for boat building,Tiime served NVQ Level 3 apprenticeship with HNC/NC Mechanical Engineering /Shipbuilding Qualification. Must have experience of all mechanical equipment installation methods.Must have good demonstrable organisational skills.Must be able to interpret technical drawings, schematic parts manuals and diagrams and associated technical data & specifications Iniitial 2 week contract, then rolling.12 hour shifts, up to 7 days a week available £17.50/h Ltd/Umbrella co (local)£19/h Ltd/Umbrella co (non local) Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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