Mechanical Fitter

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Rullion Limited are currently recruiting on behalf of a large Rail company based in the North West, for Mechanical Fitters on a Contract basis. We have been providing our client with experienced individuals for over 15 years, helping to deliver a high number of projects within the Industry.

The Widnes Re-Paint Project is currently underway at an impressive new facility built in 2017, specifically for the refurbishment of a High Profile 56-strong fleet of trains

Working alongside a large team of Paint Quality Specialists, Vehicle Painters, Multi-Disciplined Operatives and Vehicle Preppers, the aim is to deliver a full external re-spray of these iconic rail vehicles to the highest possible standard.

Purpose of the Role

The facility has been opened in line with the repaint project as part of a refurbishment of over 50 trains. The role of a Mechanical Fitter is to work alongside a team of painters to deliver a full external re-spray of the train. Stripping the train down of component parts and prepping them ready for painting. This role involves mechanical engineering and paint preparation work.


Average of 45 hours per week. The hours will be working a mixture of day and night shifts and includes working weekends.


£14.29 per hour for all hours worked, paid as a limited/Umbrella company contractor.


Based in Widnes, this brand new train care facility opened in 2017. Excellent road links to the motorway system and local areas

Start Dates

For successful candidates, start dates can be immediate following an interview; more long term start dates can be arranged


• Operate as a member of a work team, as the role of that work team requires

• Undertake shunting activities to assist in movement of rail vehicles (as part of a rail movement’s team).

• Submit problem sheets (including evaluation sheets) with issues that are encountered on work being undertaken

• Carry out component exchange in line with safety critical competency management system

• Be capable of accepting training in other skills and carry out duties e.g. forklift and operational duties which could include movement of rail vehicles.

• Provide on the job training to less experienced colleagues as requested

• Carry out final work and process inspections as required

• Use IT systems that are work related

Qualifications Required

Time served apprenticeship or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering with associated technical qualifications (City & Guilds, SVQ, NVQ Level 2) or recognised equivalent.

Experience Required

• Background in mechanical engineering

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Good interpersonal skills

• Able to work on own initiative where required

• Good judgement and decision-making capability

Please note this role must adhere to a strict drugs and alcohol policy.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants
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