Mechanical Fitter - 10 day shutdown

Location Ely
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Contract
Salary: £21 - £42 per hour + Overtime rates up to £42ph
Contact name: Chris Buffham

Contact email:
Job ref: CB2090_1718980862
Published: 23 days ago
Startdate: 1st July 2024

Mechanical Fitter - 10-day shutdown


10 x Mechanical Fitters needed

10 days - 12 hour days - 1st July 2024

£21ph Umbrella or Ltd (outside IR35)

£21ph first 8 hours, £31.50ph after 8 hours

£31.50ph Saturday, £42ph Sunday

1st July Start 0700 - 1900

Ely Power Station

My client is a South East based engineering company specialising in power generation and rotating equipment. Due to continued successful tenders, the company requires 10 x Mechanical fitters to join their team on a shutdown on Ely Powerstation for 10 days from the 1st July. If you are from a mechanical background and have shutdown experience, read on…


  • Established business
  • Accommodation provided
  • Outside IR35
  • Great earning potential
  • Potential follow on shutdowns
  • 12 hour days

The Role of Mechanical Fitter

  • Attending site
  • Working as a team
  • Use of hand tools
  • Use of power tools
  • Working on conveyor systems
  • Adhering to HSE
  • 12 hour day shifts

The Right Mechanical Fitter

  • Mechanical qualification
  • Experience of shutdowns
  • Can read technical drawings
  • Able to use various hand and power tools
  • Bearing knowledge
  • Conveyor experience
  • Must be able to complete the full shutdown

Interested? To apply for the Mechanical Fitter Position, here are your two options:

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