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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Shift Fitter X 2 (Rail Vehicle Light Maintenance)
Location:Crewe, Cheshire, England
Rate:£33,817.0000 Per Year
Description: Shift Fitter x 2 (Rail Vehicle Light Maintenance)

Rewarding role to keep your career on the right track...

Would you relish the opportunity to apply your experience in rail vehicle maintenance activities as part of a rapidly evolving organisation that is currently going through a massive transformation? If so, read on to find out more about this superb fixed term contract opportunity.

Who will I be working with?

Arriva TrainCare (ATC) is an independent rolling stock maintenance and refurbishment business based in Crewe, with depots across 5 locations in the UK. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation, is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2018 and beyond. 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.

What will this role of Shift Fitter entail?

Reporting to the Team Leader, as a Shift Fitter you'll work as part of the Light Maintenance section of the Crewe depot and be responsible for efficiently carrying out the maintenance of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures. You'll also play an active part in continuously improving product quality with duties to include but not be limited to:

* Carrying out routine maintenance activities, as well as some fault finding, diagnostics and minor repairs
* Assisting in ensuring rolling stock availability and that reliability targets are met
* Undertaking Safety Critical Work Regulations assessments
* Operating rail vehicles as required, within depot operating limits

What will I need to be considered for this Shift Fitter role?

* Proven experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle maintenance activities
* Qualified to a minimum NVQ Level 3 in Engineering, Rail Traction and Rolling Stock preferred, or City & Guilds / BTEC equivalent in Engineering
* Good understanding of mechanical and / or electrical engineering and depot operations
* Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
* Knowledge of health, safety and environmental standards and requirements
* Ability to work independently using own initiative
* Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* Superb problem solving and organisational skills

Although not essential, the below would be highly advantageous:

* Driver operator / shunter assessment in relevant class of vehicle
* Understanding of production efficiency techniques
* Basic IT skills

What will I receive in return?

Contract Type: 6 month fixed term contract

Salary: £33,817 per annum, pro rata

Attractive Benefits: 26 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata), pension, healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme, Arriva Village retailer discount scheme, and childcare voucher scheme

Working Hours: Average of 37 hours per week, working 7pm to 6am on a 4 on and 4 off shift roster

Location: Crewe (Cheshire)

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.

By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website.

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

This Shift Fitter x 2 vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Arriva TrainCare. Please note that JVP is an advertising company NOT a recruitment agency, therefore 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.

Skills Required: Shift Fitter X 2 (Rail Vehicle Light Maintenance)
Job Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: JVP Jobs Contact E-mail: Click
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Reference: 2610 Added: 25-07-2018
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