Mechanical Maintenance Fitter

ATA Recruitment Ltd
£32k per year + training
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Title – Mechanical Maintenance Fitter Location – Peterborough Salary - £32,000 (overtime x1.5 hourly rate of £15.69ph) Shifts – Mon – Fri (Days) Pension – Double Matched (Employee Contribution 5% / Employer Contribution 10%) The Company Our client is specialises in the manufacturing of products for the construction market. With over 20 manufacturing sites across the UK, this multi-billion pound company have been investing heavily across both their production and quarry sites to help meet an ever increasing market demand for construction materials. Their Whittlesey plant is the largest employer in the group, employing just over 250 people. Consisting of a large operational quarry and semi-automated production facility, this is the only site in the world can produce genuine London (Fletton) Bricks. The two large kilns, each with 102 individual firing chambers, are capable of holding 62,000 bricks each. Once loaded, the chambers have to bricked up by hand and sealed with clay. The bricks would then stay in the chamber for two weeks, before the temporary wall is dismantled and the fired bricks removed. From there, the bricks must then be palletised ready for dispatch. Production is a continuous process, with bricks taking two weeks to fire. All the chambers are fuelled by Natural Gas. With the construction industry booming, the demand for bricks has never been higher and as such the business are investing heavily in new and upgraded equipment, plus the training of all staff to help them better meet market demands. The Role The Mechanical Maintenance Fitter will be responsible for all Maintenance on the Burner Systems on the Kilns. This includes pipes, valves, lances, manifolds and sensors. There are 4 kilns, each with 62 firing chambers fed from a centralised gas line. Each firing chamber has the burners recessed into the floor of the kiln all monitored by temperature and gas sensors, controlled by a central SCADA system. The Mechanical Maintenance Fitter would only be responsible for the mechanical systems, plus the sensors. The Central SCADA system would be looked after by a separate team of Electrical Engineers. There will also be weekly safety check and PPMs to be carried out on all burner systems. The Mechanical Maintenance Fitter will need to be able to fit and weld pipework, change valves and manifolds, plus check and change burners and lances. General greasing and oiling of moving mechanical systems will also be required. The Candidate To be successful in your application you must have the following skills, abilities or qualifications: Must be time served or have a recognised Mechanical Engineering Qualification. Must have experience performing Maintenance tasks in a Production Environment. Ideally should already hold a Gas Safe Certificate or Equivalent certification to legally be able to work on Gas System. If you do not have a Gas Safe Certificate or similar, then the client will be able to pay for you to attend the week long course to obtain the Certificate. This is on the basis you meet the other criteria. This job was originally posted as