Mechanical Fitter

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Newport
Salary: Up to £13.43 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 199710_1545391089
Contact Name: Robert Cain
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2018 11:18

Job Description

Acorn is looking to supply Mechanical fitter for a Major Client (Tata Steel) at the Llanwern plant

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter Craft

Hourly Rate: £13.43

Hours Per Week: 40

Business: Llanwern


Engineering purpose of role: Purpose of the position is to cover all areas of Llanwern, as required, providing a complete range of Engineering activities.


The main responsibilities of the job holder are:

  • To ensure that all activities comply with the Health and Safety requirements.
  • To participate in all team activities utilising inherent and/or developed skills aimed at achieving set objectives.
  • To react to engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise.
  • To utilise the knowledge, experience and skill to initiate corrective actions.
  • To work to high standard in supporting the Engineering departmental objectives.
  • To have a full understanding of electrical systems to be authorised to issue permits to systems, as required.
  • To actively contribute to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance.
  • Knowledge and use of overhead crane including slinging.
  • FLT experience an advantage.

Work with the Engineering Inspector in the area to :

  • Minimise unplanned downtime , perform the required maintenance tasks and carry out the required Engineering checks to plan.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Completed an approved mechanical apprenticeship with NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) achieved.
  • Working within a team.
  • Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills.
  • Full understanding of fluid/power permit systems (authorised and issue).
  • Some Welding and Fabrication skills are desirable.
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance procedures and practices. SAP notification/feedback required.
  • Self-motivated to learn new skills, and process understanding.
  • Understand permit system - fluid power - electrical - ATW/PBS - CSOetc.
  • Steelwork site experience.
  • Good level of fitness due to access of selected jobs.