Electrical or Mechanical Engineer - Shift Fitter

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Arriva TrainCare

Eastleigh, Hampshire United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£36k - £36k Annual
Full-Time
Rail Shift Fitter - Light Maintenance
A fantastic permanent contract opportunity with a salary of £35,987 and great additional benefits including 26 days annual leave including bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.
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.
As a Rail Shift Fitter, you'll work as part of the Light Maintenance section of the Eastleigh (Southampton) depot and be responsible for efficiently carrying out the maintenance and servicing of rail vehicles. You'll also play an active part in continuously improving product quality, with duties to include but not be limited to:
* Carrying out routine maintenance activities, as well as some fault finding, diagnostics and minor repairs
* Assisting in ensuring rolling stock availability and that reliability targets are met
* Undertaking Safety Critical Work Regulations assessments
* Operating rail vehicles as required, within depot operating limits
You'll work an average of 39 hours per week, on a 4 on 4 off rota (2 days and 2 nights).
What will I need to be considered for this Rail Shift Fitter role?
* Be a time served electrical and / or mechanical engineer with a solid understanding of rail vehicle (preferred), aircraft or heavy plant light maintenance activities
* Qualified to a minimum of City & Guilds / NVQ Level 3 or BTEC in Engineering, preferably within Rail Traction and Rolling Stock
* Good understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering and depot operations, with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
* Knowledge of health, safety and environmental standards and requirements
* Driver operator / shunter assessment in relevant class of vehicle (desirable)
Who we are:
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.
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 Rail Shift Fitter are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

Reference: 615602667

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