Wagon Fitter

Shorterm Group
11.57 - 11.57 GBP Hourly + GBP11.57/hour
31 Jan 2019
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Job title: Mechanical Wagon Fitter

Job location:Stoke on Trent

Hourly pay rate:GBP11.57 per hour PAYE


Hours per week:36 hours per week plus overtime

Duration:Temp with the opportunity to go Perm

Start date:From the 18th February 2019

Industries considered:Mobile/Plant Maintenance, Rail and Automotive Mechanics

Disciplines considered:Mechanical Fitting

Client Summary:

A Market Leader in the maintenance, service and repair of Rail Freight Wagons

Position Summary

We are looking for a Pro-Active Team Player to join a busy team responsible for the general maintenance of Rail Freight Wagons

Working within an established team of Engineers, the role will involve the strip and build of Rail Freight Wagons with all the jobs in between such as de-corrosion, cutting and burning and the use of angle grinders

The role will involve such procedures as spring and brake block changes, general repairs, bogie removal and colour scheme refinishing using brush and roller therefore we are looking for someone who has a min of 12-18 months experience of hands on tools work experience

Person Profile/Experience:

This would suit an aspiring mechanic looking for an opportunity to break in to the Rail Engineering Industry, ex Forces Engineers, Plant Maintenance, Aerospace or Automotive Engineering skills will be suitable for this role

You will be physically fit and healthy, have a good sense of humour and be prepared to work outdoors where required.

Due to the nature of the work/role, an appreciation of H&S at work is essential, plus in line with Rail Industry Protocols there is a zero tolerance policy re being under the influence of Drugs and/or Alcohol whilst on the Depot. Any infringements in this area will be dealt with swiftly by permanent removal from site


NVQ Level 1 or 2 in a Mechanical Fitting skill set

Experience supersedes all

Contact Information:


Phone: (Direct Line) (phone number removed)