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Locomotive Fitter

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    Basford, Stoke-on-Trent

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    £32480 per annum

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    Adam Marriott

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    8 months ago

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If you are an experienced Fitter this is an ideal opportunity to get into the rail industry working for a rapidly expanding Rail company based in Longport, Stoke on Trent.


 As an experienced fitter you will be working on a varied shift pattern and will be offered a fantastic salary plus other company benefits. Experience of working with heavy maintenance, for example HGV lorries or Rail carriages is required.


As a skilled fitter you will deliver high quality production services (repair, overhaul, and modifications) in a safe and efficient manner.  You will be responsible for the quality of own work, cleaning and tidying of work area.


We are looking for candidates with prior experience in rolling stock, ideally on locomotives, specifically class 66 locomotives.


As a skilled fitter your role will include various tasks such as:

· To ensure that our customer’s products are maintained/repaired/overhauled/modified to current legal, national, industry and company standards within Electro Motive’s contractual responsibilities.

· To ensure that our customers products are delivered on time and to budget following maintenance/repair/overhaul/modification by Electro Motive.

· Responsible for carrying out all technical and non-technical duties and responsibilities within company work instructions guidelines, procedures, and policies.

· Carry out maintenance, repair, overhaul activities as necessary, including reasonable travel (UK and International) including staying away overnight as required


Competencies Required

· Higher or Advanced Diploma or equivalent.

· Hold relevant City and Guilds, Awarding Body Consortium (ABC), EMTA Awards Ltd, SVQs, Technical Certificates or equivalent.

· Search out errors, rectify omissions, perfect systems and procedures which will ultimately raise the quality and standards of all tasks undertaken.

· Develop and comply with the systems, procedures, rules, objectives, and timescales set by the organization and take a disciplined approach when undertaking tasks.

· Communicate effectively and through example and expertise create a participative and involved atmosphere.

· Encourage a high level of performance in self and others.


If you are a skilled fitter and looking for your next exciting opportunity, contact me now to discuss further.