Mechanical Technician

TXM Recruit
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for the opportunity to move into a new industry and get involved in heavy maintenance and overhauls? TXM Recruit are currently recruiting a Mechanical Technician to join a leading Rail Freight business.

The Opportunity

The chosen candidate will play a key part of a growing engineering team across the depot, with on the job training. The chosen candidate will not only get to work in an experienced working environment; but also gain a more in depth knowledge of the role, through various skilled Fitters across the Depot.
Role and Responsibilities

" Carry out maintenance, servicing, fault finding, repair and overhaul of all freight vehicles, components and equipment.
" Working in line with approved standards as outlined in vehicle maintenance instructions
" Liaise with the Engineering Depot Supervisor to determine workload priorities. Advise the Supervisor of any difficulties encountered

The Candidate

The chosen candidate must have good technical knowledge in mechanics and can turn their hands to electrical duties where required. A knowledge of schematics (electrical, air & hydraulic) ideal but not essential. They must also be able to demonstrate their ability to work on their own initiative, in order to complete tasks in an efficient and timely manner.


" Successful completion of a recognised apprenticeship or completed a NVQ Level 2/3 in Engineering.
" Ability to read and understand technical and safety related instructions