Vacancies: Pipe Fitter


Position: Pipe Fitter


SMP is a company which is growing at pace; the products are varied and the work challenging.  Due to this continued growth an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pipe Fitter based in Preston, joining this rapidly evolving and vibrant company.  We are looking for time served and apprentice trained engineers with excellent pipe fitting skills.


Recognised Apprenticeship, HNC or HND in Engineering

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Experience with pipe ranging from 1/4″ to 1” OD.
  • Candidates must be familiar with industry standard compression fittings,
  • 37 degree flared fittings and hydraulic or hand forming tools.
  • Familiar with pressure ranges up to 300 Bar (4500 PSI).
  • Knowledge of diverse valves, pressure regulators and gauges.
  • Panel building experience would be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills; high level of verbal and written English.
  • The ability to work to tight timescales in a challenging environment.
  • Plenty of drive, energy and determination.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.


Hours of Work:

Monday to Friday 08:00 hrs to 16:30 hrs

Permanent position, based at our Preston facility

Overseas work as and when required

Overtime work as and when required


Subject to experience and knowledge.


Health Cash Plan Scheme / Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme

About SMP Ltd:

SMP are firmly established as one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of commercial diving equipment. It manufactures hyperbaric chambers, saturation diving systems, diver launch and recovery systems, hot water machines, diving control panels and auxiliary support systems. They also supply commercial diving equipment including Kirby Morgan diving helmets, breathing air compressors, Surface supplied diving umbilicals, underwater camera systems, underwater lighting, hydraulic underwater tools, underwater NDT equipment.


All applications will be reviewed by Steve Miller, Project Engineer, and Phil Connolly, Managing Director. To apply for this position, please send your CV to for attention of Steve and Phil.


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