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Date Added: Fri 17/11/2023

Mechanical Fitter

Crewe, CW1, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £19.38/hour overtime, 33 days leave pa

Job title: Mechanical Fitter
Job location: Crewe
Hourly pay rate: £19.38 per hour PAYE, >£45k pa when perm
Shifts: Days and Afternoons
Hours per week: Average 42-hour week plus overtime
Duration: Temp2Perm
Start date: Immediate subject to availability.
Industries considered: Armed Forces Engineering Disciplines, Aviation, HGV, Motor Vehicle, Generators
Disciplines considered: Mechanical/Electrical Fitter, Ground Equipment, Portable Generators etc

Client Summary:

A Market Leader in Logistics/Rail Freight, Maintenance and Repair

Position Summary

We are expanding our existing team within Engineering at our Depot in Crewe, Cheshire and are looking to engage a number of new Mechanical Fitters to commence work this year.

The successful candidates will be responsible for the strip and rebuild of Locomotive Bogies following the businesses Engineering Standards and Procedures

This is an exciting/excellent career opportunity to transfer your exceptional mechanical technical skills to the Rail/Rolling Stock Industry

Person Profile/Experience:

A skilled mechanic and ideally time served, you will have previous experience of undertaking maintenance, service and repair work on mechanical systems, generators, motor vehicles, Military derived equipment etc. You'll have the ability to make sound engineering decisions and will have good communication skills, written and oral.

You may have a current PTS but this is not essential as successful candidates will undertake a local PTS course

Adhere to health and safety and local safety policy requirements, and other safety and technical standards. Comply with all instructions, rules and regulations in force
Maintain, service, fault find and repair Locomotive Bogies in accordance with the approved maintenance plans as required by the local manager
Ensure all relevant paperwork for examinations and repairs is correctly completed on time and to required company standards

You will be physically fit and healthy, you will be required to undertake a NWR related medical and drugs & alcohol test which must be passed before any offer can be made, have a good sense of humour and be prepared to work outdoors where required. You will ideally have a full (clean) driving license and be flexible enough to travel to other local sites in the region from time to time

Due to the nature of the work/role, an appreciation of H&S at work is essential, plus in line with Rail Industry Protocols there is a zero policy re being under the influence of Drugs or Alcohol


NVQ Level 3 in a Mechanical/Electrical fitting skill set

Contact Information:
Email: (url removed)
Phone: (Direct Line) (phone number removed)


Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client
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