A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK


Mechanical Fitter

Job type Full time
Location Bristol


Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

Reporting to the General Foreman and coordinated by the Contracts Engineers & Site Supervisors, you will be responsible for the Mechanical installation/maintenance of industrial equipment, plant and associated ancillary materials on Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment, Pumping Stations and Chemical Dosing Systems.

It should be noted that this role may require the successful applicant to participate in an ‘on-call’ rota to provide emergency breakdown attendance.

What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Installation of various Pumps utilised within the water industry – i.e. Booster Pumps, Sewage Pumps, Dosing pumps
  • Installation of ductile iron, mild steel, stainless steel, UPVC & dual-contained pipework ranging from 80mm diameter to 900mm diameter
  • Flanged & bolted pipework, threaded pipework, glued joins for UPVC, electro fusion/butt welded joins
  • Installation of isolation, non-return, pressure relieve valves etc. and fittings
  • Installation of Screening equipment, Filters, Scraper Bridges, Distributors, Penstocks, Kiosks, Dosing Rigs etc. typically found within the water industry
  • Installation of steel fabrications, bracketry, hand railing etc
  • Installation of VJ type adapters and bolted equipment i,e flow meters , valves and fittings
  • Part of a Mechanical & Electrical Gang - Assisting electrical trades when required
  • Responsible for the safe construction of minor works Mechanical Works.
  • Taking leading hand for Mechanical Works
  • Delivering the installation to meet the programme of works during construction phase
  • Undertaking a 2 week look ahead to ensure all material, equipment, plant and resources are available to continue works without disruption
  • Red-lining on site Issued For Construction drawings, marking them ‘As-Built’
  • Innovate, providing suggestions and ideas to the Contract Engineer or Site Supervisor for improved project delivery
  • Complete site documentation
  • Take responsibility for site safety, health and environmental issues
  • Check goods delivered to site are supplied as per order
  • Identifying changes to the works information and reporting to the Contracts Engineer / Supervisor

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
  • Experience of fusion, IR fusion and solvent welding 
  • An industry applicable Trade Certificate
  • Site Safety
  • CSCS
  • An industry applicable ONC/NVQ equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience of working within the water and / or sewage industries
  • Confined Space Training
  • EUSR (Clean Water Hygiene)

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance 
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working

08 January 2020