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We are seeking Mechanical Fitters or Mechanical Technicians to work for a large rail organisation, responsible for keeping the railway system as safe as possible.

You will be an integral part of the team and responsible for monitoring all the systems on board a track maintenance vehicle and be required to repair any breakdowns.


Horsham, London

Role and Responsibilities

  • Carry out general mechanical maintenance across rail vehicles on a variety of components such as air braking, hydraulic systems & diesel engines.
  • You’ll need to be adaptable, able to work within a changing environment as priorities and tasks will vary depending on business needs.
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification on mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a skilled mechanical technician with experience of working on large vehicles such as heavy plant, HGV’s, coaches, buses or military vehicles. Alternatively, perhaps you worked as a Master Technician maybe on light vehicles or light goods vehicles. Or perhaps you worked on aircraft or within the aerospace industry on maintenance hangars and looking to take a step into something new? Or maybe you are ex forces or in the forces looking to join civilian life, then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for!

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in maintenance and fault finding within a transport related engineering environment.
  • Knowledge or experience of diesel or petrol engines or generators.
  • You must have a minimum Level 2 qualification, or equivalent, in an engineering / mechanical / electrical discipline.
  • Full UK driving licence or locality to the depot.

Shift Pattern

  • Permanent nights, which will include some weekends, please strongly consider this before applying, we require all candidates to be comfortable with working nights and weekends before we submit any CVs to the client.
  • The standard hours per week are 40 hours on average.
  • Overtime will be available to enhance earnings should you wish to take advantage.

About the Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall always adhere to such a policy and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Horsham
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£36000 - £39000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Adam Eleftheriou

    Recruitment Consultant - Specialist in Trade & Technical