Installation Fitter

By 7th November 2019Vacancies

A range of opportunities now exist for those with experience in one or more of the following areas:

• Test and Inspection
• Mechanical Fitting
• Electrical Installation
• Fibre Optic termination and testing
• Fibre Glassing
• Working at height
• Soldering and Crimping
• Welding

If you possess any of these skills, we invite you to explore your next move with us at STS Defence…

The Opportunity

Due to continued growth, we are now looking to expand our Engineering Support team. You will be a part of a highly capable team of ‘deployable’ technicians who provide electrical / mechanical fitting of a broad range of electrical equipment to maritime platforms and MOD establishments, within the UK and abroad. When working at our customers’ sites, you’ll be a key representative of our reputable brand and maintain the high standards our customers have come to expect from us!

The role will be based out of our HQ in Gosport, Hampshire, however there is a requirement to travel to our customers’ sites on a rotational basis.


To succeed in this role, we are looking for the following in you:

  • Experience gained in skilled and generic electrical and/or mechanical fitting work
  • Current, relevant electrical qualification and certification British Standard (BS7671) for Electrical Installation (17th Edition/18th Edition)
  • Possess a qualification in one or more of the following key areas:  Test and Inspection City and Guilds 2391/2392/2394-5 , Mechanical Fitting , Fibre Optic Termination and Testing, Fibre Glassing , Working at Height, Soldering and Crimping, Welding
  • Ability to work well within a team, proactively and efficiently, and possessing excellent communication skills
  • A willingness to learn and progress through personal continuous improvement, undertaking training as required to improve and sustain your own skill levels
  • Ability to provide advice as a subject matter expert
  • Desire to travel to customer sometimes abroad
  • Flexibility to take on occasional overtime and weekend working
  • Holder of a Drivers licence (Category B)
  • Holder of a UK Passport (in date) for international travel purposes
  • The ability to gain SC clearance (essential security requirement)

Due to continued growth, we are recruiting a number of new roles across the business. 

  • Opportunity to join an exciting, innovative technology and engineering company where our mission is to deliver solutions that make a difference
  • Professional training programmes and year on year growth gives access to significant career development opportunities
  • Great central location on the south coast with opportunities to travel
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Flexible holiday scheme with 25 days holiday a year in addition to bank holidays as standard and the option to purchase up to a further 5 days holiday each year
  • Company pension scheme with above statutory employer contributions
  • Life assurance cover
  • Working hours that include a normal finish time of 1pm on Fridays
  • Access to a wide range of corporate discounts and additional benefits including a health plan and a tax free cycle scheme
  • A service leaver friendly employer and signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant

If this opportunity is of interest, take your next step today and apply…