Mechanical Fitter - Rail Industry

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter - Rail Industry
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Crewe
Salary: £20 per hour
Start Date: 2019-08-26
Reference: 20802me
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2019 11:27

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter - Precision Assembly / Coach Building - Rolling Stock, Rail Freight

Job Title
Electrical & Mechanical Build Technician (we Currently require both!)
Salary/Rate £18 - £20 / hour Location Crewe Posted Agency Entech Description
Fitter / Assembler
Crewe - Contract From £18 to £20
Assembler / Fitter/ Electrical Fitter / Mechanical Fitter + Crewe + Engineering

My client requires multiple assembler & fitter to further strengthen their team and in doing this, would like to recruit for a 6 month contract an experienced Assembler / mechanical Fitter to provide support to meet the companies and customers' needs.

You will either have good electrical & mechanical fitting skills or be a competent Mechanical fitter with experience of working within precision industries

In addition to a good rate of pay up to £20 Ltd, the client offers a 9 day working fortnight with alternate Fridays off

Key Responsibilities:

Electrical and mechanical assembly and integration of complex systems

Working from drawings and engineering instruction.

Competent and safe use of all hand and air tools.

Hand Drill techniques.

Use of Jigs, fixtures and measuring tools on precision assemblies.

Essential Skills:

Experience of electrical and mechanical assembly / fitting OR Electrical Fitting or pure Mechanical Fitting with experience of Fabrication and sub assembly build.

You will need either of those skills coupled with following;

- A comprehensive range of assembly and fitting skills with previous experience in similar roles.

- Ability to interpret drawings and work from written instructions with limited supervision

- Ability to use hand tools and measuring equipment with high accuracy

- Experience of using jigs, fixtures and measuring tools on precision assemblies

- Problem solver with a positive attitude

- Previous experience in vehicle assembly and maintenance would be beneficial, this could be within the automotive, rail, rail freight (ideal), or similar precision or machinery industry.

48 hours over 4 days available if preferred


Either recognised apprenticeship in mechanical assembly or equivalent or through work experience gained on the job.

If you are an experienced fitter / assembler with a proven background in Electrical or Mechanical Fitting (or both!) please apply below by sending your CV in word format.

Entech Technical Solutions Limited is an employment business/agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.