Shift Fitter

  • Job Reference: 00000891-1
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Arriva UK Trains
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £33,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Rolling Stock, PTS Certified - On Track, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Arriva Traincare have an exciting opportunity for a Fitter to join the Light Maintenance team based in our Bristol depot. Reporting to the Service Delivery Leader you will efficiently carry out maintenance and overhaul of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures and play an active part in continuously improving product quality.

A fantastic permanent contract opportunity with great additional benefits including 25 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays), pension, life and healthcare cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.

This is a permanent contract, working an average of 35 hours per week, 20:00-06:30 on a 4 on 4 off rota.

What will this role entail?


  • Duties will include, although not be limited to;
  • Carry out work as allocated by the Service Delivery Leader within set timescales and to the recognised standards
  • Operate (drive) rail vehicles as required, within depot operating limits, and in accordance with all relevant operating procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures and documents are adhered to in accordance with VMI & local instruction
  • Ensure that work sheets are signed off promptly and correctly on completion of work
  • Ensure that the appropriate Quality and Environmental procedures and work instructions are adhered to
  • Attend technical, quality, safety and general briefings ensuring that the necessary action is taken on items raised


What will I need to be considered for this Electrician role?

  • Minimum NVQ Level 3, ideally with experience of working with rail traction and rolling stock
  • Previous experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle maintenance activities
  • Understanding of Depot Operations
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings


More about us:

Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year.

To apply for this role please submit your CV via the website

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