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Mech Fitter 19/09

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Job Type: Permanent

Salary / Rate: £24K - £26K per annum

Start Date: ASAP,


Premier Placement Services acting a recruitment business are currently recruiting experienced Mechanical Fitters to work at our Stoke-on-Trent based engineering client. 

Job Specification

              You will be involved in the refurbishment of Diesel Locomotives and Rolling Stock. 80% Mechanical 20% Electrical Fitting.

              You will be a problem solver, some machinery is development work and a hands on thinking solution will be required at times.

              You will deliver systems within the agreed scope of the project and manage them through to successful sign-off by our customers.

Essential Skills

              Mechanical qualification (HNC/City& Guilds) or relevant experience (apprenticeship served). 

              Knowledge of best fitting practices

              Mechanical and electrical fault finding

              Take ownership of a project, & have the ability to complete to deadlines

              Ability to understand and work to mechanical and basic electrical drawings.

              Organisational skills.

              Confident decision making abilities.

              Working safely.

 Prefered experience

              Mechanical and electrical fault finding.

              Experience in manufacturing railway rolling stock or vehicle chassis.

              Experience of basic pneumatic and hydraulic systems (i.e.; cylinder actuation).

              Awareness of health & safety, producing risk assessments and method statements.

              Basic machining experience.

              Some training will be available for the best matching candidates. 

These are permanent roles for suitable candidates. Annual salary of £24,000 to £26,000 dependant on experience plus 7.5% shift allowance. 

Hours of work are on a rota basis:

Monday to Thursday – 6am – 2.30pm


Monday to Thursday – 2pm – 10.30pm

Friday – 6am – 12pm


Friday – 11am – 5pm

For more information please forward your CV or contact us on 01782 717007


Hours: Days and Noons.


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