Mechanical Fitter

Recruiter
Shorterm Limited
Location
Gravesend
Salary
Up to £24445 per annum
Posted
13 Aug 2018
Closes
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Based at Hoo Junction, in Gravesend, we are looking for a Wagon Maintenance Mechanical Fitter for an ongoing contract opportunity where ultimately the role will go permanent. The role is within the Rail Industry so will ideally require candidates from a similar background or with transferable skills Annual Remuneration is £24,445.00 plus overtime and allowances Temporary to Permanent engagement Mission: Leading by example and working under their own initiative, to carry out routine maintenance, repair and basic fault finding work on the Rolling Stock Wagons. This will involve undertaking repairs of a mechanical nature. The ideal candidate will have some welding skills/capability either with MMA or MiG Maintain Company Standards Deliver a class leading service to the Companies Clients both internal and external Work in conjunction with their colleagues across other Out Stations in order to support business needs and demands Job Profile - Safety Critical / Safety Related: Routine rail vehicle maintenance as per laid down in the Vehicle Maintenance Instruction (VMI) This will include the general mechanical maintenance and repairs required to keep the Freight Wagon in service. As the units door systems operate on an electro/hydraulic system there is a regular need to change and repair micro switches and damaged wiring plus ad-hoc repairs to the wagon lighting units Operation of powered plant, lifting and mechanical handling equipment Where trained and competent move wagons/vehicles around the site Drive road vehicles as required Compliant with all laid down H&S legislation and depot procedures to ensure a safe accident free environment Responsible for keeping the work area clean and tidy and to the highest standard at all times Required to continually look at opportunities to adopt and develop continuous improvement techniques Ensure working compliance Person profile: Team Player Work to instruction, both written and verbal Mechanically competent Flexible with their ability around working hours Knowledge and experience Detailed understanding of mechanical and electrical fitting and maintenance of Rolling Stock, Heavy Plant, HGV, PSV etc Candidates from the following industries will be considered: Heavy Mechanical background with electrical competence HGV Technician Ex Forces Mechanical Technician - Tanks/ Excavators Heavy Plant Technician such as JCB / HGV / TRAINS Competencies Supervisor/Team Leader/Mentor Skilled Mechanical/Electrical Fitter Knowledge of H&S Education level Ideally NVQ Level 3 plus relevant experience This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/82711679

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