Shift Fitter (Rail Vehicles - Engine Work)

Arriva TrainCare
£35,193 per annum + excellent benefits
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Fitter (Rail Vehicles - Engine Work)

Rewarding role to keep your career on track

Superb opportunity for an experienced mechanical / electrical engineer to join the professional Light Maintenance team at the Arriva TrainCare depot in Bristol.

Who will I be working with?

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 2017 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 the role of Shift Fitter entail?

Reporting to the Service Delivery Leader, you will support the Light Maintenance activities at the Bristol depot by efficiently carrying out maintenance of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures, and play an active part improving product quality.

Tasks will include carrying out routine maintenance activities, as well as fault finding, diagnostics and repair of rail vehicle engines.

What will I need to be considered a Shift Fitter role?

  • Be a time served electrical and/or mechanical engineer with a solid understanding of rail vehicle or plant, heavy goods or light vehicle 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
  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of health, safety and environmental standards and requirements
  • Superb problem solving and organisation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously
  • Able to communicate well with other team members

What will I receive in return?

Be part of a professional team within a rapidly growing company.

Salary:                           £35,193 per annum

Attractive Benefits:      25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme, Arriva Village retailer discount scheme, and childcare vouchers

Hours of Work:            40 hours per week. Night shifts: 10pm to 6.30am, Monday to Friday

Contract Type:             Fixed term contract for 12 Months

Location:                      Bristol

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.

All applications to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Shift Fitter vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Arriva TrainCare. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Arriva TrainCare, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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