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Location: United Kingdom, Runcorn, North West England

Mechanical Fitter

United Kingdom, Runcorn, North West England
£17.14 - £18.64 per Hour

Job Description

Rullion require a small number of Mechanical Fitters to add to our current workforce on a prestigious rolling stock contract in Widnes, Cheshire.

This is a state of the art facility and we are looking for NVQ Level 2/3 or equivalent Mechanical Fitters on a 3 month project. This will give you the opportunity to gain experience within rolling stock, whilst adding to your current skillset.

Pay Rate of £18.64 per hour (£17.14/hour for all hours worked + £1.50/hour retained on all hours worked and paid on completion of the project)

The Re-Paint Project is currently underway at an impressive new facility in Widnes, refurbishing a 56-strong fleet of trains. Working in a large team of Mechanical Fitters (Multi-Disciplined Operatives), Spray Painters, Vehicle Preppers and more, the aim is to deliver a full external re-spray of these iconic rail vehicles to the highest possible standard.

You'll be required to remove certain roof panels and components of varying size, accessed from purpose built overhead gantries. There will be a good amount of mechanical work involved with the addition of manual preparation (sanding, masking and brush painting.)

Working on a two-week roster, successful applicants will be required work days, nights and weekends as the project requires.

Current start/finish times are as follows;
Days: 0700 - 1730
Nights: 1900 - 0615

The location benefits those with their own modes of transport, excellent links to the motorways and surrounding areas. If you are needing to use Public Transport, please consider the start and finish times above!

Some examples of your day-to-day responsibilities;
• Carry out mechanical component exchange in line with our clients safety critical competency management system.
• Carry out surface preparation with the use of solvents.
• Prepare the rail vehicle for spray painting. This includes sanding and brush painting.
• Carry out minor electrical work and making safe of electrical systems. E.g. electrical plugs and push buttons.
• Maintain good housekeeping within the working area.
• Associated paperwork.

Required Experience;
• Background in Mechanical engineering
• Ability to act as a member of a multi-disciplined team (flexibility around team roles)

The Health & Safety of all personnel on our client sites is always at the forefront of our recruitment process, therefore successful applicants will be subject to mandatory Drug and Alcohol Tests prior to start.

Please contact Julian Elmore for further details on 01619261746.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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