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Our client, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices, is currently seeking a Fitter to join their team at their facility in Stansted. Job Purpose
To carry out testing, repair and overhaul of fire extinguisher with in the FX department.
To undertake hydrostatic testing of cylinders. (up to 3000 PSI)
This will include inspecting / testing components, assembling (including welding), leak checking cylinders prior to charging and then filling them with serviceable Halon
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Disassemble of fire extinguisher bottles (including safe retrieval of dirty halon)
Replace standard spares as part of the overhaul process
Inspect individual parts and replace defective items.
Thorough clean of components
Hydrostatic testing of cylinders in accordance with Department of Transport requirements
Re-assembly of the fire extinguisher components
Charge Fire extinguishers with clean serviceable halon
Numerate and literate – minimum GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English
Training in charging and overhaul of cylinders, fire extinguishers, oxygen or halon (highly desirable)
Previous experience of working with compressed gas systems, charging cylinders and overhauling components (highly desirable)
Previous experience of working with Halon systems, charging bottles and overhauling components (highly desirable)
Previous experience of working in an engineering/workshop environment (highly desirable)
Prior experience working of interpreting and following in detail compliance manuals (essential)
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