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Maintenance Fitter




Coolrainsawmills Ltd.

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Job Description:

Our Sawmill in Coolrain, Co. Laois has undergone significant plant upgrade and investment over the past number of years and now has an opportunity available for a Maintenance Fitter within our Maintenance team.

Reporting to the Head of Maintenance, the successful person will be expected to carry out the following duties daily

Maintenance and repair of all plant and equipment on site.
Learn the operation and requirements of all plant to understand and resolve production issues.
Assist in the setup and operation of maintenance programs for all machines.
Work with Electro-Pneumatic & Hydraulic Systems.
Work with automated control systems.
Work on heavy-duty, industry-specific, mechanical equipment.
Maintain and (where possible) improve mechanical services throughout the site.
Record job requests and job completion.
Comply with good maintenance practices and safety standards.
The ideal candidate will have:

A mechanical/fitter apprenticeship
Experience with all types of plc-controlled plant
Confidence in welding and fabrication
Basic electrical experience
Previous experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment, preferably timber
The ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
Be self-motivated, with the ability to work on your own initiative.
Salary commensurate with experience.


Permanent / Full-time

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