Points Fitter

  • Job Reference: 00004903-1
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2024
  • Recruiter: RSS Infrastructure
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Signalling & Telecoms, PTS Certified - On Track, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent

Job Description

Full-time or flexible. (UK wide opportunities)

Due to our continuous growth at RSS Infrastructure, Points Fitter are required for Signalling (S&T) projects across the UK. We work for a number of clients as a Tier 1 and Tier 2 contractor across England. 

Duties for the role of Points Fitter:

  • Carry out the building of Points Operating Equipment from scratch. Including several different types of points like Clamp Locks, In-Bearer Clamp Locks Mk2 & Mk3. HW & HPSS
  • Assisting signalling Works Testers as part of commissioning work.
  • Carry out maintenance work on POE in line with Network Rail standards and the timescale as specified in the maintenance schedule, Task Briefings and as directed by the Team Supervisor.
  • Assist in checking/investigating safety standards and/or system failures.
  • Work with and support the development of the signalling team.
  • Report problems arising during maintenance, installation and following completion of work.

Role requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Points Fitter
  • Car driver with ability to travel and potentially work away from home as and when necessary 
  • IRSE licence is preferred – IRSE Licence Categories 2.105 for Signalling Point Fitter
  • 4.160 Signal Maintenance Tester
  • If you do not have IRSE, we may be able to consider SMTH, HW2000, HPSS and evidence of your work


Whilst we work across the whole of England, a lot of our work is based around Cardiff, Milton Keynes, Plymouth, Doncaster, Birmingham and Kettering. We welcome applicants from anywhere in the UK. 

Contract types

PAYE, permanent roles OR flexible zero-hour options