Role: Apprentice Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter

Overall Objective

The Fitter‘s job concerns plant and machinery installation, maintenance and repairs, replacement of broken or work parts, adjustment, servicing and checking components, machinery and equipment, component replacement.

Reporting to: Maintenance Engineer

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Installation, service, maintenance, fault rectification of process plant, machine tools, power and production equipment

  • Component fabrication by Turning, Milling, Welding, Cutting, Machining, Drilling, Reaming and Pipe Fabrication

  • Machine setting/adjustment of control system elements, including computerisation and system programming

  • Keep equipment and related areas clean and tidy; follow 6s guidelines

  • Any other duties as reasonably required

Qualifications & Experience

  • The minimum education requirement for this position is Junior Certificate (min Grade D in five subjects), preferably including Engineering

    Successful applicants will be registered with SOLAS and begin a 7-phase apprenticeship. For more information on this apprenticeship please visit:

Person/Skills Required

  • Plan and organise

  • Communicate effectively

  • Solve problems

  • Work independently and as part of a team

  • Show a positive attitude

  • Recognise the need for good customer relations

  • Demonstrate good work practices including time keeping, tidiness, responsibility, quality awareness and safety awareness

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