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    Shepton Mallet

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  • Salary:

    £44182 per annum

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    Adam Marriott

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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  • 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 £44182.


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.