Mechanical Fitter

Recruiter
Rullion Limited
Location
Widnes
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MECHANICAL FITTERS

WIDNES

We’re looking for the best Mechanical Fitters in the business to work on a prestigious project in the North West!

The Re-Paint Project is currently underway at an impressive new facility in Widnes, refurbishing a 56-strong fleet of trains. Working in a large team of Mechanical Fitters (Multi-Disciplined Operatives), Spray Painters, Vehicle Preppers and more, the aim is to deliver a full external re-spray of these iconic rail vehicles to the highest possible standard.

You’ll be required to remove certain panels and components of varying size from the trains rooves, accessing this by the overhead gantries. There will be a good amount of mechanical work involved as well as more manual preparation work including some sanding, masking and brush painting.

(Note – this work is quite labour-intensive and requires you to kneel for extended periods atop the train!)

This is a great opportunity for both budding and experienced Mechanical Fitters (NVQ L2 qualified or above!) to showcase their skills to an industry-leading client on one of their biggest and most exciting projects to date.

Immediate starts are available on this project, running until December 2019.

Hours

Working on a two-week roster, successful applicants will be required work days, nights and weekends as the project requires.

Current start/finish times are as follows;

Days: 0700 – 1730

Nights: (Apply online only)

Hourly Rate

£14.29/hour for all hours worked

Location

The location benefits those with their own modes of transport, excellent links to the motorways and surrounding areas. If you are needing to use Public Transport, please consider the start and finish times above!

Some examples of your day-to-day responsibilities;

• Carry out mechanical component exchange in line with Alstom’s safety critical competency management system

• Carry out surface preparation with the use of solvents

• Prepare the rail vehicle for spray painting. This includes sanding and brush painting

• Carry out minor electrical work and making safe of electrical systems. E.g. electrical plugs and push buttons

• Maintain good housekeeping within the working area

• Associated paperwork

Required Experience;

• Background in Mechanical engineering

• Electrical experience is desirable but not essential

• Able to act as a member of a multi-disciplined team (flexibility around team roles)

The Health & Safety of all personnel on our client sites is always at the forefront of our recruitment process, therefore successful applicants will be subject to mandatory Drug and Alcohol Tests prior to start.

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

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