Metal Working Production and Maintenance Fitters

Metal working production and maintenance fitters erect, install and repair electrical and mechanical plant and industrial machinery, fit and assemble parts and sub-assemblies in the manufacture of metal products and test and adjust new motor vehicles and engines.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Erects, installs, repairs and services plant and industrial machinery, including railway stock, textile machines, coin operated machines, locks, sewing machines, bicycles and gas and oil appliances.
  • Examines operation of, and makes adjustments to, internal combustion engines and motor vehicles.
  • Fits and assembles, other than to fine tolerances, prepared parts and sub-assemblies to make motor vehicles, printing and agricultural machinery, orthopaedic appliances and other metal goods.
  • Fits and assembles parts and/or metal sub-assemblies to fine tolerances to make marine engines, prototype metal products, agricultural machinery and machine tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.

Desired Skills

Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Mathematics, Writing, Science

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