Maintenance Fitter

Network Rail
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2134288

About Network Rail:

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail ' Europe's largest civil engineering project ' to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most forward-thinking and state of the art ventures that this country has ever seen.

This opportunity sits in Supply Chain Operations, a newly formed division of Route Services that procures safe, balanced, products and services that are in turn used to improve and enhance the rail infrastructure across Britain. Our aim is to deliver excellent value and service to our customers, helping the rail industry to work together to deliver a more cost-effective railway.

Supply Chain Operations

Our extensive supply chain network plays a crucial role in helping to run a safe and efficient railway.

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Job Purpose

As a Maintenance Fitter, you will inspect, repair and maintain a broad range of Network Rail's Rail Fleets in line with technical competencies, this role also includes supporting track treatment ancillaries and providing seasonal track treatment support.

You will work closely with your supervisor and fleet engineers to undertake fault diagnosis, investigate defects and carry out any subsequent rectifications. You will apply good engineering principles and practices on a daily basis at all times in order to maintain an organised, clean and fit for purpose facility. areas/bays with the aim to provide an organised, clean and fit for purpose facility.

Please note that there are 3 positions available.

Key Accountabilities

What does this role involve?

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

At Network Rail we encourage our staff to work flexibly as we recognise our busy lives don't always fit around our jobs. We would welcome any applications from those wishing to carry out this role in a flexible way ie part time job share, compressed hours work pattern etc.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets (to a maximum subsidy of '2,500).

Salary '28,000 per annum

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 22-MARCH-19. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

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