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Apprentice Fitter

Key Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed for all work completed.
  • Carrying out routine service procedures
  • Diagnosing and resolving problems with the operation of the mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems of machines and equipment
  • A good understanding of workshop practices including safe use of hand tools, grinding equipment, welding equipment etc.
  • Reading and interpreting technical instructions and diagrams
  • Dismantling, examining and re-assembling mechanical systems and components
  • Taking responsibility for own learning.
  • Being responsible for controlling or adjusting the operation of equipment.
  • How to assemble components into machine sub-assemblies following engineering assembly drawings.
  • How to test machinery and sub-assemblies.
  • Working with and learning from experienced craftspersons.

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