Head Fitter

Job Title: Head Fitter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
REF: J5332_1541155125
Contact Name: Ryan Gill
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

HEAD FITTER required for a leading manufacturer of signage based in Leicester. This is a permanent role where the HEAD FITTER will oversee the installation and fixing of signs, plus manage their ongoing maintenance. This role pays up to £14.00 per hour depending on experience, and candidates must be flexible with working hours due to potential overnight stays, weekend work and overtime.

- Up to £14.00 per hour depending on experience.
- Worked related expenses paid.
- 32 days holiday per annum.
- Statutory Pension.
- Frequent Overnight Stays

Duties Included In This Role:
- Applying graphics and vinyl's as required.
- Travelling to client sites within the British Isles with frequent overnight stays.
- Assemble and secure components together to form signs.
- Interpreting survey specifications and following the directions given in worksheets.
- Managing a FITTERS mate or a team of FITTERS to ensure the position of a sign, the method used for fixing a sign to a building or structure is correct.
- Ensuring the installation follows planning guidelines.
- Remove existing signage in a safe and considerate manner.
- Provide on the job training for Fitters Mate including supervision and mentoring.

Ideal Candidate For The Role:
- Able to interpret plans and diagrams.
- Have the abilities to manage testing and fault diagnosis, and check the safety of high voltage neon installations.
- Hold a full clean driving license and a valid CSCS card.
- Will have obtained PASMA and IPAF training.
- Be flexible with overtime, weekend work and overnight stays.
- Will have knowledge of Construction Management & Design regulations.
- Manage testing and fault diagnosis.
- Able to form professional relationmships in the role of mentor supervisor - motivating and supporting 'fitters mate' whilst providing great training.
- Be able to follow technical drawings, plans and written/verbal instructions.

Training and Qualifications:
- Full UK Driving License
- PASMA and IPAF training including harness or fall arrest equipment use
- CSCS (labourer level as a minimum)
- SPA Card for Petrol forecourts
- Asbestos Awareness
- Basic Health and Safety inclduing ladder safety, manual handling and first aid
- NVQ Level 3 in Sign Making and NVQ Level 2 in Supervision
- DBS Check

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us on 0116 366 7618 and ask for Ryan. Or email

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