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Mechanical Fitter

Dutton Recruitment are recruiting for:

Mechanical Fitters for work on Drax Power station.

This work is due to last around 12 weeks.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Carry out maintenance on plant and apparatus


  • Pumps
  • Steam Turbines
  • Valves
  • Mills, Feeders and PA fans
  • Pipe work Systems
  • Soot blowers
  • Compressors
  • Conveying Systems

  • Diagnosis of faults, identify defects, raise defects and work order cards through our computer database. A key part of this role involves the ability to read and interpret technical drawings to aid fault finding.
  • Be responsible and accountable for plant, equipment and systems and be able to solve problems safely, logically, quickly and confidently.
  • Work flexibly within competence and provide effective communications within and external to the business unit.
  • Complete logs and records where necessary to record plant checks.
  • Undertake specific duties under the company's safety rules.
  • Ensure standards of safety and housekeeping are maintained.

Role Requirements:

  • Must have served a recognised apprenticeship and be qualified to a minimum level of NVQ level 3 (or equivalent).
  • Be able to adapt to working within a team or lone working environment, with minimal supervision
  • Previous experience of maintenance in the power industry is preferable.
  • Being a holder of EITB / IPAF licences preferable and CCNSG safety Passport is essential.
  • Reliable, flexible and willing to react to the demands of the business at short notice.

Rate of pay is to be confirmed.

How to apply:

In the first instance, send CV's and supporting documentation to [email removed] or call the team on 0114 2200888 (option 1) for Engineering.

Dutton Recruitment are working as an Employment Business on behalf of our client.