Maintenance Fitter

Maintenance Fitter Job Description Template

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


  • Complete breakdown repairs, preventative maintenance activities to all equipment on site;
  • Works with production team to ensure product produced is of a suitable quality ;
  • Ensures equipment is operational and available to meet production requirements of the business;
  • Identifies spare parts required and alerts Maintenance supervisor when parts are not available;
  • Performs final quality inspections and sign-off as required for goods leaving work area;
  • Conducts machine inspections/preventative maintenance activities and reports back any faults identified;
  • Completes quality checks and ensures that quality inspections/gauging are being completed as required;
  • Providing emergency breakdown repairs;
  • Undertaking preventative maintenance tasks;
  • New installations of equipment;
  • Continuous improvement and modifications to existing systems;
  • Equipment monitoring.


  • Mechanical Fitter/Trade qualification;
  • Previous experience as a maintenance fitter within a manufacturing environment;
  • 3 years’ experience in relevant field;
  • Ideally have a Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade or relevant;
  • Mechanical problem solving expertise;
  • Be able to work at heights;
  • Be able to repair and install irrigation and misting lines;
  • Mig weld;
  • Ability to work weekend days as required;
  • Knowledge of PLC?s operations;
  • Repair and install PVC and poly pipes;
  • Work with 24 volt wiring;
  • Identify electrical faults;
  • Basic knowledge of pneumatics;
  • Forklift Licence.

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