Mechanical Fitter - Fife

Ref: 135 Date Posted: Monday 01 Aug 2022
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2020 Recruitment are working with our Fife based engineering client who are looking to add Mechanical Fitters to their team.

This is a permanent contract and offers the opportunity of career progression as well as working for a market leader within their industry.

The Role

As the Mechanical Fitter, you will be performing miscellaneous operations involving dismantling, inspecting, repairing, reassembling, installing, and aligning electrical rotating equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the Mechanical Fitter your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Dismantle, reassemble, and installation of AC/DC motors and associated equipment including gearboxes
  • Attending on site to remove and install AC/DC motors and associated equipment
  • Inspection of electro-mechanical equipment for damage and evidence of electrical malfunctions
  • Document all relevant data specific to the unit’s electro-magnetic characteristics
  • Dismantle and/or strip damaged or unserviceable electro-mechanical equipment
  • Operate specialised repair and testing equipment, bake ovens, grinders, cranes, forklift trucks, brazing units, dip tanks, and various handheld power and non-power tools
  • Complete required paperwork for each job accurately and on a timely basis
  • Ensure you adhere to Health and Safety responsibilities at all times, including following all appropriate procedures using the appropriate procedures, and using the appropriate protective equipment
  • Ensure that risks and hazards in activities undertaken in the role are acknowledged and conducted in accordance with processes, procedures, and measures in place to mitigate risks

Skills & Experience

To be considered for the Mechanical Fitter role you must have the following skills and experience:

  • Formally recognised apprenticeship in engineering
  • Experience of working in a repair shop environment
  • An ability to communicate well with the team at all levels to discuss, liaise and negotiate work related tasks effectively
  • Experience in electrical engineering
  • Good customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills in person and in writing
  • A can-do and flexible approach, willing to apply and adapt to different circumstances


As the Mechanical Fitter you will be offered the following package and hours:

  • Hourly rate of £15.50 with an increase after 6 months
  • Overtime
  • Generous Pension Contribution
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Funded training and development
  • Great work/life working hours
  • 7:30 am start with a finish of 16:10 3 days, 15:40 1 day and 12pm on a Friday


If you would like to apply for this position or to learn more about the role please get in touch with 2020 Recruitment on 01592 805600 or email