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Wagon fitter

Pentalver

Location: Greater Manchester

Job Type: Full time

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Mobile Wagon Fitter

Freightliner Maintenance Ltd

Guide Bridge - mobile

A vacancy has arisen for a Wagon Fitter to undertake the servicing, maintenance and repair of freight wagons. Although based at our Manchester Vehicle Maintenance Facility, this position will be mobile and you will be required to undertake planned and unplanned maintenance on rail wagons in the field and at our different locations.

The successful applicant will be responsible for helping to achieve team goals and objectives.

Responsibilities whilst working in the role will include:

  • Adhering to health & safety and local safety policy requirements, and other safety and technical standards
  • Ensuring Freightliner company engineering standards and procedures are understood, applied and followed.
  • Maintaining, servicing, and repairing wagons in accordance with approved maintenance plans
  • Ensuring all relevant paperwork for examinations and repairs is correctly completed to company standards
  • Maintaining high standards of housekeeping whilst having an ability to identify and reduce hazards to ensure a clean and safe environment is maintained whilst carrying out your duties.
  • Being a good communicator.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to adopting safe working practices
  • A willingness to be flexible as this role will require working away from your home location which may result in staying overnight at out-based locations, coupled with weekend working when business needs arise.
  • An underpinning knowledge and an ability to understand mechanical and pneumatic systems.
  • An appreciation of mechanical maintenance activities and a willingness to learn.
  • A background knowledge and experience of rolling stock maintenance would be advantageous
  • A clean UK driving licence.

The successful applicant should be safety conscious and motivated to work safely to tight deadlines, a fully versatile team member who has a flexible approach to working hours.

Please note that this post is subject to standard pre-employment checks including employment references, medical & D&A screening and successful DBS background checks.

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team