Rolling Stock Fitter

Posted 24/06/2024 by Ambitek Limited

Crewe, Cheshire East
£17.55 - £25.87/hour

Job Title:  Rolling Stock Fitter

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Fitter from a manufacturing / engineering environment.

Based within the Rolling Stock industry (Trains) we are currently recruiting for Mechanical Engineers to operate out of a Rolling stock depot based in Crewe, to carry out the Mechanical Overhaul of Rail Bogies. Candidates will be required to carry out the following duties:

Mechanical Fitter – Main Duties:

  • • Bogie overhaul, damage repair and engineering
  • Wheel set overhaul, repair and analysis
  • Bogie chassis, damage repair and clean
  • Bogie and gearbox engineering / repair
  • Wheel exchange on wheel sets
  • Bearing, axle and wheel mounting
  • Components and sub-assemblies overhaul repair and analysis
  • Re-engineering and production of spare parts

To undertake all types of Mechanical, repair and replace on Rolling Stock to ensure that we provide our customer with a reliable, safe and defect free train.

They require a Mechanical Fitter with a minimum 5 years’ experience.

Qualifications / Skills/ Experience:

•Candidates would preferably be time served and apprentice trained with the relevant mechanical papers. A minimum of a NVQ level 2 in a Mechanical discipline is a requirement.

You will be a highly self-motivated individual, able to work under your own initiative.
You will possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
You will need extensive all-round knowledge of Mechanical Engineering
You will ideally have knowledge of modern rolling stock systems,
You will ideally have experience of Train depot operations.

Hourly pay rate: Mechanical Fitter.
DAYS: £17.55 PAYE / £22.22 Umbrella
MORNINGS: £18.95 PAYE / £24.05 Umbrella
AFTERS: £20.35 PAYE / £25.87 Umbrella

Overtime First 5 hours at Flat rate then time & half.

Those candidates that maybe aren’t classically trained would be put through some training courses but they would be on a lower rate of £14.67 Paye / £18.25 Umbrella for the first 4 weeks

Mon-Fri 8am 4.30pm
Likely to go to Mornings and Afternoons in the next few months.

Hours per week: 37          


How to apply for the Mechanical Fitter role:

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Ambitek are specialist recruiters in Manufacturing, Production and the Engineering sectors.
We recruit for blue collar and white-collar roles, covering a variety of roles from cnc machinists, Welders, Platers, Fitters, Maintenance engineers, Inspectors, Mechanical fitters, Sheet Metal Workers through to Sales Engineers, Design Engineers, Production and Planning roles and management positions.
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