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Vacancy for Maintenance Fitter in County Cork, Ireland

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Serial No: 84436
Location: County Cork, Ireland - View on map

Skills Provision is excited to bring truly exceptional career opportunities for Maintenance Fitters to join one of the best sawmill operations in the Emerald Isle.

At present there are positions for 5 individuals who are required to carrying out routine and preventative maintenance.

*Candidates must hold European Union Citizenship.

Pay and Additional Benefits

  • €21.73 per hour
  • Shared accommodation costs to be discussed with shortlisted candidates
  • 9-month fixed contract with a view to a permanent offer subject to satisfactory performance


Role and Responsibilities

As a Maintenance Fitter responsibilities will include:

  • Process improvements through preventative and predictive maintenance
  • Carry out repairs to machinery in a safe and timely manner
  • Maintenance on machinery such as:
    • Motors and gearboxes (up to 125kW)
    • Chain drives and chains transporting
    • Hydraulic systems
    • Pneumatic systems
    • Mobile plant equipment, i.e. log handles and fork trucks
    • Boiler and drying kilns
  • Assemble or adapt spare parts through:
    • Milling and turning
    • ARC and MIG welding
    • Cutting and Burning


Candidate Requirements

The ideal Maintenance Fitter should:

  • Hold a Level 6 Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Have completed a formal apprenticeship or training in Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitting (MAMF) alongside a QQI level 6 certificate (or equivalent)
  • Possess 5 years’ experience in a heavy industry e.g. construction, mining, quarrying, sawmilling etc.
  • Demonstrate a wide range of skills, e.g. welding, fabrication, fitting etc.
  • Have a good comprehension of the English language


  • Additional qualifications such as working at height, welding, the operation of mobile plant and hydraulics

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