Locomotive Fitters – (all Mechanical backgrounds considered)

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Job Description

Job title: Locomotive Fitters – (all Mechanical backgrounds considered)
Job location: Sandiacre – Nottingham.
Hourly pay rate: £18.57 per hour PAYE / Umbrella £24.49 per hour.
Shifts: Shifts (mornings, afternoons, nights and occasional weekends).
Hours per week: 42-hour week plus overtime (most averaging about 48 per week).
Duration: Long term contract, 2 years + May lead to a permanent opportunity.
Start date: Immediate
Industries considered: Locomotive, Mobile Plant, HGV Fitting, Buses.
Disciplines considered: Locomotive, Bogies, Mechanical/Electrical Fitter

Based on the average hours (48) this works out as a salary of £46,350 per annum – paye

Client Summary:

A Market Leader in Logistics/Rail Freight, Maintenance and Repair

Position Summary:

We are looking to add some additional support within our Depot in Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire and are looking to engage 12 new Locomotive Fitters ideally to commence work with immediate effect.

The successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the Safety and Maintenance of the Companies busy fleet of Class 60 and class 66 electro diesels. undertaking works, maintenance and repairs on the underframes and bogies in line with company Standards and Procedures.

Person Profile/Experience:

A skilled Technician/Mechanic and ideally time served, ideally you will have previous experience of undertaking maintenance, service and repair work on Diesel and/or Electric Locomotives, ideally on the underframes, bogies and wheelsets. You will have the ability to make sound engineering decisions and will have good communication skills, written and oral.

We will also consider people who have not come through a rolling stock background if they have heavy maintenance experience in plant, buses, HGV etc.

The job:

Maintain, service, fault find and repair Locomotives in accordance with the approved maintenance plans as required by the local manager Ensure all relevant paperwork for examinations and repairs is correctly completed on time and to required company standards


NVQ Level 3 in an Electrical/mechanical fitting skill set ideal
Experience essential

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