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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.

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About this Career

£35,572

Average salary

New workers start around £20,860.92. Normal pay is £35,572 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £56,905.36.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily 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.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Monitoring
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Active Listening
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Reading Comprehension
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Critical Thinking
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Speaking
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Mathematics
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Writing
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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