Electrical or Mechanical Engineer - Shift Fitter

Job Details
  • 3495 Arriva TrainCare
  • Eastleigh
  • Permanent
  • £36,887 per year + great additional benefits

Electrical or Mechanical Engineer – Rail Vehicle Light Maintenance

Two new positions available due to increased work.

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.

As an Electrical or Mechanical Engineer (Rail Shift Fitter), you’ll be employed on a permanent contract, and receive a salary of £36,887, plus 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.

You’ll be responsible for efficiently carrying out the maintenance and servicing of rail vehicles. You’ll play an active part in continuously improving product quality, carrying out routine maintenance activities including fault finding, diagnostics and minor repairs, assisting in ensuring rolling stock availability and reliability targets are met as well as operating rail vehicles as required.

You’ll join the Light Maintenance Team within our busy Eastleigh (Southampton) depot, working an average of 39 hours per week, 6:30pm to 6am on a 4 on 4 off night shift roster OR 2 days and 2 nights, 6am and 5:30pm, and 6:30pm and 6am - please make clear upon applying which shift pattern you are interested in.

What will I need to be considered for this Electrical or Mechanical Engineer (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)

More about us:

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 Electrical or Mechanical Engineer (Rail Shift Fitter) vacancy.

All applications for this Electrical or Mechanical Engineer (Rail Shift Fitter) are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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