A Fitter is an engineering specialist who installs, maintains and/or repairs machines, plant and equipment for a large variety of industries. The range and type of work carried out by fitters is vast and consequently this trade classification has seen an increase in the level of specialization.
A fitter can be employed in :
- Manufacturing plants, aeronautical and maritime organizations, mining industries, food processing plants, amusement parks, and medical services (e.g. hospitals).
- The job outlook for a trained and qualified fitter is good and job itself is rewarding.