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Technical Fitter

Mechanical Automation & Maintenance Fitter

Qualified Fitters Wanted

Cross Agricultural Engineering are looking for qualified fitters to work on technical roles within the Cross Factory. This is a very clean working environment with very good hours. 

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Apprenticeship : Technical Fitter

Payment: Discussed at interview stages

Terms : Full time

Job Description

Cross Agricultural Engineering Ltd. are currently seeking full time Technical Fitters. This is a full time position and is based at the Cross factory in Rathangan Co.Kildare. 

About the Company: Cross is a leading Engineering company who specialize in the design and manufacturing of Farm, Biogas, commercial and food processing machinery. We manufacture and assemble all our own machinery in house and require some technically experienced staff to assemble the more technical machines. 

What is a Mechanical Automation & Maintenance Fitter

The work of the Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitter involves machinery installation, machinery assembly, maintenance and repair, replacement of broken or worn parts, adjustment and servicing. The work also involves fabrication of replacement parts using machine tools i.e. lathes, milling machines, grinders etc. Components may have to be repaired or fabricated using welding, brazing, riveting and soldering techniques.

All Mechanical Automation and Maintenance Fitters apprentices will be trained in the following

  • Working with a variety of specialised tools - lathes, milling machines, grinders

  • Working with drilling and milling machines and welding plants

  • Working on complex hydraulic systems

  • Interpreting technical drawings and diagrams

  • Assembling brand new machines according to factory tolerances

  • Dismantling, Repair/Make and Fitting of new parts when performing machine maintenance

  • Machine wiring

  • Electromechanical parts installation

  • Electrical machine components installation

  • Report writing of completed work

Pay: At Cross we discuss this at the interview stage and this is based on experience. 


  • Qualification in Fitting or similar

  • Qualification in Mechanics or similar

  • Qualification in Engineering or similar

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