Fitter

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Torrent Trackside
  • Location
  • Ashford
  • Closing Date
  • 14/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Torrent Trackside has the widest range of specialist portable rail equipment in the UK, providing rail specific light plant, trackside lighting and skilled trackside personnel and operating national support 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days of the year.

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

    Vp is a long established group which has evolved over a 60 year trading history.

    Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.

    Torrent Trackside now has an opportunity for an experienced Fitter to join them in their busy Ashford depot.

    As a Fitter, you will be responsible for carrying out equipment repairs and servicing on a range of Petrol, 2-Stroke and Diesel equipment in accordance with the approved maintenance schedules, and ensure that any necessary spare parts are requested in order to facilitate the efficient repair of equipment.

    The successful applicant will be efficient and be able to maintain required standards whilst turning equipment around as quickly as possible, minimising any downtime impacting the customer.

    The role is primarily depot based Monday to Friday but onsite and weekend working will be required at the request of the customer.

    Railway experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given to obtain PTS/LUL certification as required.

    Skills & experience required

    • Full UK driving licence
    • Basic Literacy & Numeracy skills
    • Relevant Mechanical/Electrical Qualification such as NVQ or Proven experience in maintaining small plant
    • Ability to Obtain PTS/LUL certification