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Locomotive Maintenance Fitter

Gravesend, North West Kent, Kent

Published
29-12-2018
Job ad details
Published
29-12-2018
Expires
11-01-2019
Job ID
LJA-69165991
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£15.14 - £15.14  per hour
Job sector
Management & Business

Role: Locomotive Maintenance Fitter

Location: Hoo Junction

Salary: £28,351.00 pa plus overtime

Working Hours: 35 per week (Days) plus overtime as required. On completion of local competencies this role will go to shifts which will increase salary by in excess of £3k pa. Expectation is that competency will be achieved by week 16 of engagement

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: Subject to successful candidate availability, interviews to take place week commencing 28/01/19

Part of a worldwide mobility and logistics corporation and the UK’s largest rail freight services provider, we continue to make key investments in our people, assets and infrastructure along with bespoke in-house IT solutions, to give our customers the best service and make it easy for them to do business with us.

We believe in a strong future for rail freight and our vision is to be the first choice for Rail Freight in the UK.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the our Engineering Team on a 35 hours per week permanent contract

What are we looking for?

Based at our Dollands Moor Depot we are seeking a skilled engineer to undertake the maintenance of our electric and diesel rolling stock locomotive fleet

We are seeking a highly motivated Team Player who can work alone and be part of a successful, hard working team.

Whilst experience with rail wagons/locos and their systems would be an advantage we would be keen to hear from Fitters/Technicians who can demonstrate a hands on capability of systems maintenance and repair of a similar nature. The post requires someone skilled of an electro/mechanical nature along with pneumatic fault finding and repair whilst working to challenging deadlines to keep our high level of serviceability intact

The successful candidate will undergo local training and mentoring re the servicing and maintenance of our Fleet of Class 92 electrical and Class 66/67 Locomotives, anyone coming from a PSV/HGV background holding electrical and powertrain experience to include electrical faultfinding & diagnosis capability will be at a distinct advantage

The position is engaged on single shifts days however once competent the working pattern will run to a shift pattern mix of days and nights

Qualifications

NVQ level 3 or equivalent in Engineering or higher + 2 years experience or more of working in a similar role.

Benefits
Company final salary pension scheme
•25 days holiday per year
•Family rewards – benefit scheme

If you feel you have the desired requirements, please call (phone number removed) and ask for Mark or Steve, alternatively please send your CV

Apply now

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Job ad details
Published
29-12-2018
Expires
11-01-2019
Job ID
LJA-69165991
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£15.14 - £15.14  per hour
Job sector
Management & Business