Mechanical Fitter

Shorterm Group
Cheshire, UK
24 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Mechanical Modification Technician
Job location:Crewe, Cheshire
Hourly pay rate:£17.00 per hour LTD
Shifts:Mon - Fri 06:00am - 14:00pm or Mon - Thur 13:00pm - 00:00am or Mon - Fri - 07:30am - 15:30pm
Hours per week:Average 40 hours per week
Duration:On-going contract
Start date:ASAP
Industries considered: Rolling Stock, Aviation
Disciplines considered:Diesel Engine Fitter, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanic, Avionic Technician, Aircraft Engineer, Marine Engineer, Maintenance Fitter, and Breakdown Engineer

Company Summary:
Are a prominent Train Operating Company that is skilled in maintenance and overhaul.

Position Summary
This position will be completing fault diagnosis and rectification of Class 220 & 221 rolling stock. You will be expected to complete routine maintenance from written work instruction, including Mechanical Examinations on Rolling Stock. You will also specifically work on maintenance and modifications of Heavy Diesel engines.
This is a Safety Critical position and is a requirement against the Service Agreement (SA). This position is the key focal point for the safe and reliable running of the fleet.

The position is based on a busy maintenance depot and all applicants would be expected to complete the following:
*Complete Diesel engine repairs
*Work from written instruction (VMI)
*Work from Mechanical Engineering drawings, working to specific measurements
*Replacing mechanical components to correspond to engineering drawings
*Routine fleet checks ensuring that the Fleet are operated safely
*Work flexibly with a maintenance team
Heavy maintenance/Overhaul on Arriva Class 150 and Virgin West such as:

Bogie exchange
Caliper change
Axle changes
Traction motors
Carden shafts
Power pack drop (Engine)
Air dryers
Fuel tanks
Excitations [PIMS]
Permanent and Auto couplers
Cab changes
Full door changes
Floor renewal
Toilet tank exchange (Alongside TBM)
Fresh water tanks
Mechanical Mods
Sander Mod on the Virgin West Coasts and a various door chain (Wire
Mod on the Cross Countries completed via technical drawing, followed
up with testing
Various maintenance visits such as compressor oil changes, air dryer pressure
valve, final drive oil sampling and changes and brake pad checks and

Person Profile/Experience:
No previous rail experience required as we will consider applicants that have worked on any of the following, but you must have Mechanical Maintenance or Diesel Engine experience.

Diesel Engine Fitter, Avionics (commercial), HVAC, Process Engineering, Production Plants, Mechanic, Automotive - Routine Maintenance on Cars/ Trucks/ HGV, Defence - Routine Maintenance on Submarines / Ships / Aircraft, EX Forces Mechanical Engineer - Routine Maintenance on Aircraft/ helicopters/ HGV (REME, RAF, Navy)

NVQ L3 or City & Guilds L3

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