Mechanical Fitter (Ref: BDEL012)

Job description

Offering comprehensive in-house design, manufacture and installation services; Bridges Electrical Engineers Ltd., is a trusted high performance and multi-disciplined MEICA engineering technology company with an established and long-term client base. Today we work with a broad range of commercial and industrial clients in the water treatment, quarrying, nuclear and waste recycling sectors.


We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter to join our Southampton team.


  • Taking responsibility for the health & safety of self and all under your control
  • Minimising impact on & protection of the environment
  • Safe cost effective delivery of electrical installations in line with company SHEQ policies
  • Managing the completion of site installation work ensuring work is on schedule and within budget, including:
  • Planning the work efficiently in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Ordering materials and ensuring that the correct materials are on site when required
  • Interpretation of site drawings and project information
  • Liaising with other contractors
  • Monitor and inspect the quality of work on site to ensure work is meets the standards
  • Undertaking and recording statutory inspections of plant and equipment
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses
  • Respect the environment, implement control measures where applicable to protect the environment
  • Implement measures to prevent waste production
  • Ensure all waste is handled in line with legislation
  • To maintain confidentiality of information and ensure that information received is not disclosed, unless appropriate, to other Bridges personnel or external bodies




    • CCNSSG Safety Passport
    • Appropriate City & Guilds trade Qualification
    • Emergency first aid or First Aider
    • Water Industry/Industrial Background
    • Thames Water Passport advantageous
    • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle required


    RoSPA Gold Medal winner, Bridges - is an excellent company to work for and a great place to develop your career. Our goal is to exceed the very highest standards and ensure our people work in a culture of health, safety and wellbeing. We are a family run business with a friendly and welcoming culture, and are dedicated to helping our employees learn, develop and achieve success - along with us and throughout their careers.

    Bridges also offers an excellent benefits package:

    • Competitive salaries
    • Health cash plan with Healthshield
    • Standard Life Pension Scheme
    • Life Assurance Scheme
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • Bike 2 Work scheme
    • Training and development opportunities
    • Employee recognition schemes

    Bridges is an equal opportunities employee and is committed to ensuring equality and diversity within the workplace.