Mobile Fitter (Network Rail) - Torrent Trackside

  • Vacancy Title
  • Mobile Fitter (Network Rail) - Torrent Trackside
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Torrent Trackside
  • Location
  • South London (Croydon, Lewisham & Surrounding)
  • Closing Date
  • 29/07/2022
  • Job Description
  • This is a great opportunity for a Mobile Fitter to come and join our business on a permanent, full time contract.

    Covering South London and surrounding areas, the role would suit plant fitter or mechanic who has experience in Railway small plant maintenance, or someone who has agricultural or construction industry plant experience.

    What's involved:

    • Carry out maintenance, service, repair of company and customer owned assets at customer premises
    • Work on own and also as part of a team at customer premises ensuring that the equipment is maintained to manufacturer specifications at all times
    • Complete company paperwork and ensure safe working practices are observed and followed at all times in accordance with company procedures
    • Ensure that van stock is kept to required level by ordering service and repair parts as when required

    Skills & Experience required:

    • Ideally be time served Qualified Plant Fitter or Mechanic with either Railway, Construction or Agricultural experience
    • Full UK Driving license
    • Flexible in working hours and be expected to occasionally stay away from home
    • Have good working knowledge of small plant engines such as petrol 2 stroke, 4 stroke and diesels
    • Good fault finding skills in wide area of small plant repairs
    • Able to work on own initiative or within a team with minimum supervision


    • Successful applicants will be assigned a van and fuel card
    • Also issued with tablet and mobile phone
    • Uniform provided
    • Flexibility with working hours
    • Opportunities to learn and develop new skills
    • The role is home-based
    • Overtime opportunities

    The successful candidate will be expected to pass a Drug and Alcohol Railway standard medical and undergo PTS safety qualification training.

    An immediate start is available for this role, therefore this vacancy will be closed as soon as the successful candidate has been found.

    If this sounds like it could be the role for you, apply today!

    Torrent Trackside has the widest range of specialist portable rail equipment in the UK, providing rail specific light plant, trackside lighting.

    Our main markets are maintenance and renewal projects on the national rail network, London Underground and the Network Rail maintenance contract.