Fitter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Fitter to join our team.


  • Running and testing all tools to ensure they are in safe and good working order prior to hire;
  • Instructs and supervises trainees where training needs have been identified and agreed;
  • The assembly and sub assembly of mechanical, hydraulic & electrical components;
  • Offsite customer support as required;
  • Conduct product testing as per Power Jacks Ltd procedures;
  • As required, carry out a schedule of planned and routine maintenance tasks in any area of factory or workshop. Plus, any ad-hoc maintenance tasks;
  • Support painting section and operating other machinery as and when required;
  • Prioritises work-load in accordance with schedule and or supervisory instruction;
  • Carrying out PAT testing on electrical tools;
  • Operate a vast range of hand and air operated power tools;
  • Maintain and use all required PPE as & when required;
  • Ensure health and safety standards are always met;
  • Tagging all tools when run and tests are completed with associated paperwork;
  • Maintain a clean working environment;
  • Ensures work environment is kept clean/tidy and material/tools/gauges/consumables are correctly stored & accessible.


  • A personable and flexible attitude towards our friendly and welcoming workplace;
  • Completion of all test certificates and associated paperwork;
  • Experience in working as a plant and tool fitter or in a similar working environment;
  • The requisite organisation and initiative to manage own workload, combined with a practical and mature approach to problem solving;
  • Great safety compliance and engagement;
  • Have a relevant lifting qualification or equivalent knowledge;
  • To diagnose faults and repair/ maintain a variety of Lifting Equipment including Chain Blocks, Genie Hoists and hydraulic engineering;
  • Some mechanical/engineering experience essential, along with experience of working with tools;
  • Full Valid UK Driving Licence;
  • Check and tag all equipment and update service records;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to converse, get along, and establish relationships with people at all levels of the company;
  • Ability to learn new skills, showing willingness and effort to do this;
  • Keep workshop and vehicle (where provided) organised, clean and tidy and assist with general workshop duties as and when required;
  • Positively receptive to change and taking on additional tasks in any area of assembly/production.