Installation Fitter

By 13th November 2018Vacancies
The purpose of this role is to undertake the electrical/mechanical fitting of a broad range of electrical equipment, predominantly to maritime platforms and MOD establishments, within the UK and abroad. Fitting must be presented for Installation Inspection, in line with detailed Installation Solution Guidance packages, and in accordance with relevant Joint Service Publications and Defence Standards.
  • The provision of skilled and generic electrical and/or mechanical fitting work, as directed by the Team Leader
  • Maintaining an awareness of the Time, Cost and Quality criteria of the task in hand
  • Working as a Team member, proactively and efficiently contributing to the main effort
  • Progression through personal continuous improvement, undertaking training as required to improve and sustain high skill levels
  • Ensuring availability for working onsite and offsite, sometimes abroad to CONDO areas. This includes occasional overtime and weekend working
  • Working as directed within other STS Defence departments, providing support where priorities demand.
  • Proven experience of electrical and mechanical installation
  • A working knowledge of the Health and Safety Act 1974;
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised, demonstrate initiative, and be comfortable in a team environment
  • An in-date Passport and category B driving licence
  • Current, relevant electrical qualification and certification
  • A qualification in one or more of the following key skills
    • Test & Inspection City & Guilds 2391/2392/2394-5
    • Mechanical Fitting
    • British Standard (BS7671) for Electrical Installation (17th Edition/18th Edition)
    • Fibre Optic termination and testing
    • Fibre Glassing
    • Working at height
    • Soldering & Crimping
    • Welding
  • The position will be based at STS Defence Ltd Gosport, with travel across the UK and occasionally abroad.
  • All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to SC level. Additional restrictions may apply on certain defence programmes.
  • All candidates will be required to adhere to STS Defence core values and leadership principles.
  • Opportunity to join an exciting, innovative technology and engineering company where our Mission is to deliver solutions that make a difference
  • Great central location on the south coast
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life cover (three times basic salary)
  • Flexible working hours that include a normal finish time of 1pm on Fridays