Mechanical Fitter / Electrician

Job Details
  • 3564 Arriva TrainCare
  • Crewe
  • Contract
  • £32,402 + fantastic additional benefits

1 x Mechanical Fitter and 1 x Electrician - 12–month fixed-term contracts.

Arriva TrainCare have 2 fixed term contract opportunities for 1 Fitter and 1 Electrician to join the busy Crewe depot, working 40 hours per week on day shifts, Monday to Friday on the 150 CET Tank Fitment Project.  

You’ll receive a salary of £32,402 per annum (£15.58 per hour), along with fantastic additional benefits including: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.

Arriva TrainCare (ATC) 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.

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 these roles 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 but not be limited to 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 but not be limited to installing and replacing traction and rolling stock components, carrying out modifications according to specified procedures, installing and terminating vehicle control wiring harnesses and system testing train borne components.

What will I need to be considered for one of these Mechanical Fitters / Electricians roles?

  • 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
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings, with a good understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering principles
  • Superb problem solving and organisation skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work autonomously

More about us:

ATC 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 one of these Mechanical Fitters / Electricians vacancies.

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 these Mechanical Fitters / Electricians vacancies are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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