Mechanical Fitters / Electricians

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Arriva TrainCare

Crewe, Cheshire United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£31.6k - £31.6k Annual
Full-Time
Mechanical Fitters / Electricians - Rail Heavy Maintenance
Put your experience and understanding of rail vehicle heavy maintenance activities to great use with this exciting and varied role as part of a rapidly evolving organisation. Arriva Traincare have 8 fixed term contract opportunities for Mechanical Fitters and Electricians to join the busy Crewe depot.
PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.
Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its five strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2019 and beyond.
Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year. You'll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;
* One Arriva - We work as one team, 'together we are Arriva';
* Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day;
* Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first;
* Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.
What will this role of Mechanical Fitter / Electrician entail?
Reporting to the Team Leader, as a Mechanical Fitter you'll carry out the overhaul of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures and play an active part in continuously improving product quality. Tasks will include fitting floors, panelling, seating, tables, windows and doors in the interior of rolling stock, and operating rail vehicles as required.
As an Electrician your tasks will include installing and replacing traction and rolling stock components, carry out modifications in accordance with specified procedures, installing and terminating vehicle control wiring harnesses.
What will I need to be considered for this Mechanical Fitter / Electrician role?
* Previous experience and understanding of rail vehicle heavy maintenance activities and depot operations
* NVQ Level 3 certificate in Engineering (or equivalent) preferably Rail Traction and Rolling Stock
* As an Electrician you will be required to hold 17th edition wiring regs and ECS registered
* Ability to interpret engineering drawings, with a solid understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering principles
* Knowledge of health, safety and environmental standards and requirements
* Superb problem solving and organisation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously
* Ability to communicate well with other team members
Although not essential, the following are desirable for the role:
* An understanding of production efficiency techniques
* Driver operator / shunter assessment in relevant class of vehicle (desirable)
What will I receive in return?
As a Mechanical Fitter / Electrician, you'll receive a salary of £31,612 per annum, along with fantastic additional benefits including: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract, working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 7am to 3.30pm.
Location: Crewe (Cheshire)
Arriva is committed to diversity, if you're good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you're welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV.
PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.
All applications for this Fitter / Electrician vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

Reference: 615602664

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