Dual Skilled Electrical and Mechanical Fitter

Recruiter
Rullion Managed Services
Location
Manchester
Salary
£18.86 - £21.41/hour Umbrella/Limited
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Dual Skilled Electrical and Mechanical fitters are required to work on a long term contract with a large rail company based out of Longsight, Manchester.

Candidates must hold a minimum of City & Guilds Electrical Engineering and have strong mechanical skills to back this up.

Hours

This role will be working a mixture of day and night shifts over a 6 week roster of which you will work 1 out of every 2 weekends. On average, you will work 37 hours per week, however because of the way the roster falls some weeks you may work less than this and others you will work more but it will always average at 37 per week over the 6 week roster. (Day and Night shifts will be grouped together.)

Rate

£18.86 for all hours worked pre 12 weeks - Umbrella/Limited
£21.41 or all hours worked post 12 weeks - Umbrella/Limited
Location
Due to this role being shift work applicants will need to live within a 45 minute commute of Longsight.

Start Dates

My client is eager for candidates to start ASAP

Duties:

* You will be required to carry out work as an authorised person which includes isolating the train for safety purposes
* To work as a member of a team to service, maintain, repair and overhaul fleet locomotives, coaching stock and equipment, including the latest generation in train technology to laid-down specifications. As part of a team, ensure that the fleet is serviced and maintained in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner whilst constantly seeking to improve quality.
* Consistent achievement of train availability and reliability targets
* Consistent achievement of planned general inspection audits
* Successful achievement of safety critical work assessments
* Work as directed by and in co-operation with the Traincare Centre Production Manager or the Train Care Point Coordinator, will comply with:
* All depot protection procedures
* Understand and abide to safety notices, rules and regulations and follow safe working practices, H & S.A.W, C.O.S.H.H. Comply with safe working practices including Electrical Safe Working procedures (ESW)
* Will adhere to and work within Quality Systems to the current standard.
* Work as part of a team, complete or assist in any of the team's activities to ensure work is completed on time to specification.
* Will be responsible for:
* Secondary fault finding (in-depth)
* With other team members will maintain good housekeeping systems of work areas.
* Will use IT Systems that are work related.
* Will carry out final work and process inspections as required.
* Will carry out Team Member B and C duties as required if assessed competent.
* Cover Operations Co-Ordinator role (if level of competence required is met, after voluntary training)
* Will be capable of accepting training in other skills and carry out duties, e.g. forklift, road vehicle driving (if certified), attend call-outs and breakdowns if required.
* Will be capable of being trained in other activities/skills as required by the Traincare Centre Production Manager or Train Care Point Coordinator.

Qualifications Required:

* Time served apprenticeship or equivalent with associated technical qualifications (ONC/HNC/City & Guilds) or recognised equivalent in electrical engineering
* Dual Skilled (Mechanical and Electrical)

Experience Required:

* Experience of working to procedures, work instructions and vehicle maintenance instructions
* Knowledge and practical experience of train maintenance
* Experience of mentoring and instructing other team members
* Any experience and/or knowledge of electrical isolation safety procedures would be highly advantageous.

Please note, my client operates a strict drug and alcohol policy