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Rolling Stock

Mechanical Fitter  Lihgow,   Posted: 8/19/2021
Job Description

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Rolling Stock


Positions Available:


Our client based in Lithgow provides maintenance support to the locomotives and wagons operated by SSR and other rail industry operators, together with external work including call-outs to equipment breakdowns, wagon and locomotive maintenance and repairs. With over 40 employees. In addition to routine servicing, provisioning and wagon periodic maintenance, core business also includes repairing locomotive faults, changing out core components such as traction motors, power assemblies, engines, compressors, alternators, main generators, wheel sets and installing new ICE radio equipment

They are looking for 2 Mechanical fitters to join their team based at our Lithgow workshop but there is some call out work to repair broken down trains all round the state. Regular call out locations are Bathurst, Wallerawang and Sydenham. Other not so regular call out locations are Cootamundra, Forbes, Parkes, Dubbo, Werris Creek, but we can be asked to attend anywhere around the state. Company motor vehicles are supplied for call out work.

You would be working a 38 hour week paying above award rates, Manufacturing award.
- Work hours, 0730 ? 1600, Mon ? Fri, 10 minute smoko and 30 minute lunch breaks.
- Regular overtime is available.
- Higher qualifications in supervision, engineering and/or management would be an advantage to applicants
who aspire to be promoted to these higher positions.

Hourly rate dependant on qualifications and experience but generally around $32.39/hr

Job Requirements


o Previous locomotive experience preferred particularly on on EMD and ALCO diesel electric locomotives
o If no previous locomotive experience, heavy plant and diesel genset experience essential.
o Trade qualification in fitting/machining, or plant mechanic, or diesel fitter essential.
o Driver"s licence and own motor vehicle essential.
o Current Cat 3 railway medical and RISI/Safely Access Rail Corridor preferred.


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