Installation Fitter

By 22nd July 2019Vacancies
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

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

Why work for STS Defence?

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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