Skilled Fitter

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    £20.24 per hour

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    Francesca Woodsford

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    01935 703501

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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This is a great opportunity to work for the for the leading Helicopter Manufacture based in Yeovil as a Skilled Fitter within the Transmissions department.  You will work as part of a shift team undertaking fitting activities associated with strip and build and repair on a variety of transmission units.  We would also welcome CVs from ex-mechanics, providing all candidates are able to meet the skills matrix required for this position.

Qualifications needed:

For you to be considered for this position you do need to be able to provide proof (certificates) of the following qualifications:


  • Completion of an apprenticeship in a related discipline and City & Guilds level 1 & 2 in a relevant discipline (pre-1990)

  • Completion of an apprenticeship in a related discipline plus NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline and an additional academic element such as City & Guilds OR BTEC level 3 OR ONC, OND, HNC, HND.

  • Forces discharge papers where applicable (minimum AEM/AET – Royal Navy, Corporal - RAF or Army)

Main responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Work within defined processes and systems to ensure that Strip and Build activities are undertaken in line with company and customer quality requirements

  • Undertake training to achieve approval for various special processes

  • Carry out inspection activities as dictated by your registered scope of approvals subject to appropriate training 

This position is working a double day shift pattern as follows:
Early – Monday – Thursday 6.00 – 14.00 Friday 6.00 – 12.00
Lates – Monday – Thursday 14.00 – 22.00 Friday 12.00 – 18.00

Pay rates:
PAYE £20.24/hr; Umbrella £27.31/hr.  Overtime is paid at enhanced rates if available.

This is an excellent place to work with the site offering free parking, onsite shops and a canteen.

Immediate starts are available once security clearances are complete, so please do apply online using the 'apply now' function on this advert and if your experience matches what we are looking for one of our consultants will give you a call.  We look forward to hearing from you!