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Mechanical Fitter

  • Plant & Vehicle Technician
  • DOE
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McCulloch Group has one purpose – to create the world’s most innovative rail infrastructure solutions. We design and create machines that make the railways safer, generate time for the customer and are cost efficient. We have a rich history born out of curiosity and searching for a better way of doing things; our services and products are made for rail people, by rail people.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Plant & Vehicle Technician to be based at our Ballantrae site.

The role is to support the maintenance of plant and vehicles in the McCulloch fleet ensuring safety, compliance, and reliability. The role will also carry out the role of ‘Plant Fitter’ on Track Operational shifts when required for the successful delivery of operational jobs.
To deliver high quality, consistent and competent mechanical fitting in accordance with project / company requirements, standards and procedures.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Prioritise work and deliver in a professional capacity all maintenance requirements and fault analysis with a view to maintain and repair all vehicles, plant, and equipment.
  • Conduct OTP maintenance and testing.
  • Ensure ​all plant stays within its compliance check dates.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication with your peers, attending weekly calls.
  • Become proficient in the use of the company’s software programme, Check Safe. Use the programme to deliver an excellent standard of maintenance.
  • Actively manage the Asset register to ensure all plant maintained correctly.
  • Liaise with Operational Planning team, to ensure all plant requirements are understood and read on time.
  • Liaise with Transport Manager to effectively manage the plant, ensuring at the correct depot when required for Operations.
  • Manage any external LOLER testing with relevant 3rd parties.
  • Maintain and implement the company’s high health and safety values.
  • May be required to mentor other Vehicle and Plant Technicians across the business, and potentially perform some basic line management duties

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • The role may require a high amount of work from the Ballantrae site, but a Fitter van will be provided.
  • The role will also require travel to work sites and other depots across the UK.
  • Will be expected to have availability to work 2 x weekends on the railway per month depending on the business needs. May also include night shift working, depending on when the Fitter shifts land.
  • Any Fitter shifts will be included in the 40hour contract.

Benefits on offer:

Death & Service (x4 salary)
Company events
On-site parking
EAP/Wellness Support

Please apply with a CV and covering note explaining why you would be suitable for the role.

Our Mission is to combine our Passion, experience and agility to deliver truly innovative solutions to infrastructure clients on a global basis, delivered with utmost integrity – this is the McCulloch way