Skilled Mechanical Fitter

Posted 15 May by Shorterm Group
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Job Title: Mechanical Fitter (Rolling Stock)
Job Location: Ilford, London
Shifts: 4 on 4 off days & Nights
Hourly Rate: Days - £18.74 PAYE / £23.77 Umbrella
Nights - £24.92 PAYE / £31.83 Umbrella
Saturday - £28.11 PAYE /£35.99 Umbrella (All hours
Sunday - £37.48 PAYE /£48.20 Umbrella (All hours)

Hours Per Week: 44 hours per week
Duration: Ongoing
Start Date: ASAP

Company Summary
Europes largest Rolling Stock Producer, maintainer and servicing organisation is looking for Mechanical and Electrical Experienced Engineers to join a well established team at a busy rail depot in East London

Position Summary:
The role is carrying out Mechanical overhaul including stripping and refitting. You will be specifically focused on modifications, interior strip and replace on modern Aventra Stock within a mid-sized heavy maintenance depot. This position is the key focal point for the safe and reliable running of the fleet and is a key requirement against the Service Agreement (SA). This is a safety Critical position working on a busy live rail maintenance depot and in this role you would be expected to complete the following:
* Work from written instruction (VMI)
* Work from Engineering drawings, working to specific measurements
* Removal of interiors and body sides
* Rebuilding on the vehicle sides
* Refitting, Seats, Grab Rails, Poles etc.
* Remove large components such as axle boxes, bogies, valves and couplers
* Replacing mechanical components to correspond to engineering drawings

Person Profile:
You will be a highly self-motivated individual as training to develop will be given to these individuals. Attitude and enthusiasm is key for this role you should be able to follow detailed instructions as an eye for details is key to this role. Following on the job competency based training you will be able to work under your own initiative. Candidates from the following background will be considered:
* Rolling Stock
* HGV and PCV Technicians
* Plant Maintenance
* Audio Visual Engineers
* Engineering Services Maintenance
* Rail
* RAF, REME, Army, Navy
Ideal applicants would have had some maintenance, servicing or fitting experience on vehicle types ranging from Cars to Aeroplanes. Also due to the nature of the programme candidates must be able to work days & nights which will include working at the weekend.

PLEASE NOTE ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS AN DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TEST BEFORE BEING OFFERED A POSITION (this is standard procedure on Rail depots)

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.

Reference: 52665539

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