Laois Sawmills are seeking a Maintenance Fitter

Laois Sawmills are currently seeking to employ a Maintenance Fitter to join their team. The ideal candidate will be motivated and reliable. An analytical individual who has the ability to work under pressure and within a team environment. The position requires flexibility and availability as demanded by the needs of the business. To be successful in this role you will need to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a similar role.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhering to the company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Maintaining and Servicing plant, machinery and equipment on site.
  • Work with production team to ensure production quality and aid in the development of continuous improvement and modifications to existing systems.
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance checks and preventative maintenance work.
  • Supporting the installation of new projects and equipment.
  • Responding to unplanned maintenance issue’s and equipment breakdowns.
  • Maintaining appropriate records in relation to plant and equipment.
  • Fault diagnosis of equipment and continuous improvement of plant and equipment
  • Capable of working as part of a team or on own initiative.
  • Liaising with Management, Process Personnel and outside contractors.

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Formal Qualification for qualified mechanical maintenance fitter / technician should possess a FAS / City & Guilds or equivalent mechanical time – served Apprenticeship.
  • Relevant / Practical / hands on experience in the areas outlined. Ideally in a manufacturing / Production environment.
  • A working knowledge of Hydraulic systems & Pneumatic systems.
  • Ability to perform repairs and maintenance on both a reactive & planned basis.
  • Good welding & Machine shop skills.

All applicants can apply to Shannon@laoissawmills.com


Laois Sawmills are currently looking to recruit a Maintenance Fitter to join their team. The ideal candidate will be motivated and reliable. An analytical individual who has the ability to work under pressure and within a team environment. The position requires flexibility and availability as demanded by the needs of the business. To be successful in this role you will need to have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a similar role.

To apply please forward your CV to Shannon@laoissawmills.com