Heavy Plant Fitters

  • Location

    South East London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Rail, Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Richard Wright

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


TXM are currently working with a global leader in rail automation, who are currently looking to add a number of Heavy Plant Fitters to their team, due to a new contract win and the construction of a brand new depot in London.


As a Heavy Plant Fitter your role will involve the maintenance of a variation of Rail On Track Machinery. You will be required to work in a safe and timely manner to ensure that routine maintenance is carried out and down time is minimised.


We are ideally looking for candidates from a Heavy Plant background with experience working on Dumpers, Rollers, Excavators, Diggers, Dozers, Wheel Loaders, Trucks and Tippers etc, with good mechanical and engineering skills. You will carry out on site and workshop repairs and must be qualified as NVQ Level 3 in some form of engineering capacity.


As a Heavy Plant Fitter you will be required to work Shifts - Nights (22:00 - 06:00), Days (06:00 - 14:00), Evenings (14:00 - 22:00). You will be expected to work all three shifts on a rotation including weekends, so flexibility is key.


The Operators / Fitters, will be paid up to £40,000 with a 17.5% shift allowance. Company benefits include pension scheme paying in 5% employer contribution and 5% employee contribution, with 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays.


If you are a Heavy Plant Mechanic, have all the above qualities, and are interested in joining a dynamic and fast moving leader within the rail industry, please apply!


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. Closing date for applications is Friday 15th June.