Cardiff, South Glamorgan
We are currently recruiting Skilled Fitters to join our team on a fixed term contract (3-Year) and on a permanent basis.
Location: Canton Train Maintenance Depot, Leckwith Road, Cardiff, CF11 8HP
Salary: £31,000.32/year (£16.56/h inclusive of 20% shift allowance)
Health Cash Plan
Life Assurance 1.5x basic salary
Rail Travel Pass (Residential & duty pass. Not valid for leisure use.)
Competitive annual leave entitlement starting at 26 days annual leave + 8 BH and increasing in line with the length of service.
Buy and Sell Annual Leave
Working hours: 36h/ week (any hours worked above 36h/week will be classed as overtime and paid accordingly)
Week one: Monday – Thursday 6:00am – 2:00pm; Friday 6:00am – 12:00pm
Week two: Monday – Thursday 2:00pm – 10:00pm; Friday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Completed apprenticeship or NVQ Level 3 in relevant discipline (mandatory).
Follow the relevant instructions, diagrams and any other specifications for overhauling traction and rolling stock components.
Ensure that the specified components are available and that they are in a usable condition and comply with organisation’s procedures for quality control.
Secure the components using the specified connectors and securing devices.
Check the completed disassembly/assembly to ensure that all activities have been completed and the finished disassembly/assembly meets the required specification/ operational tolerances.
Check the condition of the removed components and record those that will require replacing.
Ensure the proper labelling and storing of the removed components in a designated location in line with organisational procedures.
Store or discard the removed components in line with organisational procedures.
Report any instances where the equipment fails to meet the required performance after adjustments or where there are identified defects outside the required adjustments.
Maintain documentation in line with the organisational procedures.
SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
Skilled level in appropriate trade.
Able to follow the relevant instructions, diagrams and any other specifications.
Able to carry out manual handling duties.
The ability to maintain accurate records.
Experience of safe working practices in a safety critical workplace (Desirable).
Job Types: Permanent, Full-time, Fixed term contract
Salary: £31,000.32 per year
Cycle to work scheme
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Free flu jabs
Free or subsidised travel
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
NVQ L3 in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent (required)
United Kingdom (required)
Work Location: In person