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Skilled Fitter

Job reference:
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Job type:
General Engineering, Rail

Mechanical Fitter - Permanent - Doncaster

A number of both skilled and semi-skilled Fitters are required to join a Doncaster based engineering organisation who are at the forefront of the Rail industry providing aftermarket services for bogies, wheels & axles, wheel-sets, gearboxes and final drives.

As a fitter you shall be responsible for the assembly, fitting, dismantling and overhaul of rail bogies and its components. You will also utilise overhead cranes to load and unload transport, and move around production, parts, frames and bogies of up to 20 tons in weight.

For the role of Fitter you must have the following attributes:

  • Experience in a relevant discipline (e.g. mechanical; electrical; fabrication)
  • Competent in the use of English, Mathematics and IT.
  • Apprentice trained, or NVQ Level 3, in a mechanical discipline.
  • Ability to work to targets and deadlines.
  • Experience of working in a production engineering environment, undertaking fitting and assembly work (e.g. HGV, bus, rail, aerospace and power industries).
  • Experience using power and hand tools such as impact wrenches and torque wrenches.
  • Experience of using measuring equipment.
  • Understanding and awareness of Health and Safety, and safe working practices.

Interviews for the role of Fitter will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible.

For further information on the role of Fitter please contact Neil Cayley at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446114 or e-mail