Mechanical Fitter

Rullion Limited
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Fitter
Approximately 26 Mechanical Fitters are required to work on a long term, 2 year contract with a blue chip rail company based at their new Rail Technology Centre in Widnes. This is an excellent opportunity to gain rail experience, whilst adding to your skills and the contract positions could lead to long term permanent employment with my client.

90 hours per every 2 weeks. This will average as 45 hours per week. The hours will be working a mixture of day and night shifts and includes working weekends. The hours for days are 07:00 – 17:30 and nights are 19:00 – 05:30.

The rate of pay for all hours is £14.29 per hour through a limited company.

Brand New purpose build facility in Widnes


• Operate as a member of a work team, as the role of that work team requires
• Undertake shunting activities to assist in movement of rail vehicles (as part of a rail movement’s team).
• Submit problem sheets (including evaluation sheets) with issues that are encountered on work being undertaken
• Carry out component exchange in line with Alstom’s safety critical competency management system
• Be capable of accepting training in other skills and carry out duties e.g. forklift and operational duties which could include movement of rail vehicles.
• Provide on the job training to less experienced colleagues as requested
• Carry out final work and process inspections as required
• Use IT systems that are work related

Qualifications Required:
Time served apprenticeship or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering with associated technical qualifications (City & Guilds, SVQ, NVQ Level 2) or recognised equivalent.

Experience Required:
• Background in mechanical engineering
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Able to work on own initiative where required
• Good judgement and decision-making capability

Please note that my client operate a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants

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