Mechanical Fitters / Electricians

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  • 3445 Arriva TrainCare
  • Crewe
  • Permanent
  • £32,402 + fantastic additional benefits

Mechanical Fitters / Electricians – Rail Heavy Maintenance

Arriva TrainCare have multiple permanent and fixed term contract opportunities for Mechanical Fitters and Electricians to join the busy Crewe depot.

With a variety of projects underway, including but not limited Class 158s, Class 319s and Class 150s, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a variety of vehicle classes and really put your experience to use.

You’ll receive a salary of £32,402.43 per annum, along with fantastic additional benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Enhanced pension
  • Healthcare cover
  • Arriva Travel Pass
  • Cycle to Work 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.

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.

Permanent and 12-month fixed term contracts are available. You’ll work 40 hours per week, on one of the following shift patterns, dependent on project placement (to be discussed at interview):

  • Monday to Friday 7am to 3:30pm
  • Monday to Friday 6am to 2:30pm  
  • Monday to Thursday 1:30pm to Midnight.

What will I need to be considered for this Mechanical Fitter / Electrician role?

  • Time served mechanical and / or electrical engineer with a solid understanding of rail (preferred) aircraft or heavy plant 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 depot operations with the ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Superb problem solving and organisation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously

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 2020 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 for this Mechanical Fitter / Electrician role.

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 Mechanical Fitter / Electrician vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.


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