Mechanical Fitter

  • Permanent
  • Chatham, Kent, UK
  • Salary: £30K + Excellent Benefits
  • Ref: TP1948Perm

Permanent contract opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Fitter / Maintenance Technician to join an engineering / construction training organisation, MKC Training, based at The Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham, Kent.

The Maintenance Technician will be responsible for the inspection, testing and repair of all mechanical machinery and equipment used within the technical trade workshops, offices and classrooms. You will be working on a variety of machinery, learning aids, and specialist military equipment used in the Army by the Royal Engineers.

Candidates will have completed a recognised apprenticeship with relevant qualifications. City and Guilds. NVQ.

Maintenance Technician Essential Experience

– Machine turning
– Milling
– Bench fitting
– Welding and brazing
– Sheet metal work
– Petrol and diesel engines/generators
– Pumps and hydraulics
– Servicing of small and large machines.
– Able to read and interpret engineering diagrams and charts.
– Ability to works at heights


Full UK driving license is required.


£30K Monday to Friday 37 hours – Monday to Thursday 7.45 – 4.15, early finish Fridays.

Candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, faith or belief, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or age. MKC Training Services Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. They are an equal opportunities employer.  All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service application. MKC Training Services Ltd follows the DBS Code of Practice.

Note to Recruitment Agencies – this recruitment project is under a managed service contract – direct approaches to the client will not be accepted.

To apply for this job email your details to tim@techplacements.co.uk.