Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Fitter


Job Description:

Mechanical Fitter



Location: Bristol

Salary: PAYE: £18.00ph + £1.40ph retention bonus / Umbrella: £22.00ph + £2.00ph retention bonus

Shift Pattern: Permanent Nights, 4 on 4 off


The Orion Rail team are looking for a Mechanical Fitter to join our leading independent UK train maintenance client.

  • Do you have previous experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle maintenance activities?
  • Are you able to interpret engineering drawings?
  • Do you understand mechanical and electrical engineering?
  • Apply and follow strict health and safety standards within your working environment?


Then the Orion Rail team has the right job for you.


Job Description:

As the Mechanical Fitter you will efficiently carry out maintenance and overhaul of rail vehicles to laid down standards and procedures.

You will play an active part in continuously improving product quality.


The Mechanical Fitter’s key duties:

Ensure safety procedures and documents are followed to in accordance with VMI & local instruction

Ensure that work sheets are signed off promptly and correctly on completion of work

Use of all PPE in accordance with standards and local instructions

Ensure that the appropriate Quality and Environmental procedures and work instructions are adhered to.

Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

Undertake Safety Critical Work Regulations assessments under the guidance of the Team Leader, taking remedial action where necessary

Assist as directed by Team Leader to ensure rolling stock availability / reliability targets are met


Personal Profile:

NVQ Level 3 certificate in Engineering - Rail Traction & Rolling Stock preferred

BTEC certificate in Engineering and / or

City and Guilds certificate in Engineering


Applications and Enquiries:

If you would like to find out more or to apply for the role, please contact the Orion Rail Team.





  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level