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  • Location

    Shepton Mallet

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adam Marriott

  • Contact email:

    Adam.Marriott@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-28918

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-03

  • Startdate:

    2022-01-04

  • Consultant:

    Adam Marriott

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Fitter to join one of our key Rail clients based in Somerset on a permanent basic.

 

As a fitter you will be working on a varied shift pattern and will be offered a starting salary £32000. This salary will increase upon becoming fully competent on site.

 

We are looking for fitters from a heavy engineering background including ex forces.

 

As a Fitter your role will include various tasks such as:

· Maintain, service, fault find and repair locomotives in accordance with the approved maintenance plans.

· Ensure the Asset Management system and relevant paperwork is completed on time and to the company ‘expected standard’.

· Ensure pre use checks on tooling and equipment is completed.

· Ensure all relevant AMS work for examinations and repairs is correctly completed on time and to required company standards.

· Participate in all relevant training and competency assessments that the post holder is nominated to complete.

· Attend safety/quality and technical briefings as required.

· Undertake general duties relative to cleanliness of workshop areas, mess room, toilets etc. as required, ensure high standards of workshop husbandry are always maintained.

· Top up fuel and sand levels of the locomotive at the end of the day.

 

Competencies required for a fitter would be:

· Engineering qualification, preferably to HNC standard in electrical or mechanical engineering

· At least 3 years broadly based experience of Traction & Rolling Stock, including maintenance, repair and fault finding (Desirable)

· The ability to make sound engineering decisions.

· Basic communication skills, written & oral.

 

If you are a fitter and interested in this role and feel you have the above skill set, please click to apply.