Mechanical Fitter

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

At Bridges we are more than Engineers.

As a team we shape and support engineering and construction for our clients who in turn touch the daily lives of millions of people across the UK. We have a large diverse team of talented Safe & Happy People, combining their strengths and ambition to bring innovation and evolution which ensures Sustainability for all stakeholders.

Across our key sectors – Water, Power, Energy and Aggregates, and supported through our regional office network supported by our manufacturing hub located in the heart of Somerset which forms part of our 60,000ft head office complex – we deliver diverse and interesting projects and programmes throughout UK infrastructure.

Our projects range in value from £5k to £15m, taking the role of Principal Contractor and Principal Designer on various schemes, and supporting our valued Tier 1 contractor clients in a subcontractor and off-site manufacturing capacity.

Job Purpose

Due to continued growth we are currently looking for recruit a Mechanical Fitter. The role will involve working with a larger team of mechanical and electrical engineers across various client sites across the INSERT REGION.

The Role

Permanent role, contracted to 40hrs per week Monday to Friday.

Paid hourly, with overtime paid and paid door to door.

* Taking responsibility for the health & safety of self and all under your control

* Minimising impact on & protection of the environment

* Interpretation of site drawings and project information

* Liaising with other contractors

* Report all accidents, incidents and near misses

* Respect the environment, implement control measures where applicable to protect the environment

* Implement measures to prevent waste production

* Ensure all waste is handled in line with legislation

* Lodging away on a regular basis will be required.


* Experience working as a Mechanical Fitter within a heavy industrial environment.

* Appropriate trade qualification.

* CSCS Card.

* Good understanding of mechanical drawings

* Ability to communicate effectively

* Full UK Driving license


* Water industry experience


* Thames Water Passport

* We would be open to a Mechanical Mate stepping up in to a Fitter role. Must have relevant quals / certs.


RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.

Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:

* Competitive salaries

* Health cash plan with Healthshield

* Standard Life Pension Scheme - 4.5% company contribution

* Life Assurance Scheme

* Employee Discount Scheme

* Bike 2 Work scheme

* Training and development opportunities

* Employee referral scheme - £1,000 if you successfully introduce someone

* Employee recognition schemes

When you join us, you’ll be part of our exciting journey.

Wherever your journey begins with us, through mutual engagement, we’ll make sure you are supported and invested in. We believe in ‘team bridges’ and leadership at all levels with our guiding principles; Safe People, Happy People, Sustainable Business.

Come and be part of our team!

Bridges is an equal opportunities employee and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace

Apply for this job