Grade 1 Fitter


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£20,000 - £24,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Grade 1 Fitter

Location: Stoke on Trent

Salary: £22,797 per annum

Job type: Full Time

The Role

Did you know that rail is one of the safest and most eco-friendly means of transport, with one single freight train being able to carry enough materials to build 30 houses! Our services replace the equivalent of over 22 million truck movements every year, saving 7 million tonnes of carbon emissions!

DB Cargo is on an ambitious journey to become Europe's leading rail logistics provider with a long-term plan to shift traffic from roads, protect our climate and grow the economy.

We have an exciting opportunity for numerous Fitters to join us at our Stoke Depot.

General Duties/Key Responsibilities:

  • To maintain / overhaul and refurbish rolling stock in accordance with the relevant regime and specification.
  • This includes but is not limited to - fault finding, rectification work, damage repairs, modification and work arising.
  • To ensure that stock levels are kept and stock is stored correctly.
  • To order / reorder stock as required.
  • To carry out damage reports / overload inspections on behalf of the customer and provide all documentation including photographs when required.
  • To submit quotes and final costs for 3rd party work
  • Complete all relevant documentation relating to all work carried out on any rolling stock vehicle.
  • To correctly file / store all rolling stock documentation
  • Be flexible in their weekly work which includes weekend working which includes all other overtime.
  • May be required to work at other outstation depots
  • To communicate stoppages and up date on the progress of rolling stock to the Field Maintenance Coordinator via telephone
  • You will be required to work 36 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 07:00am to 16:30pm.
  • There is also opportunity for overtime on a Friday.


  • A NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) and a completed apprenticeship would be a distinct advantage.
  • Rail industry experience would also be an advantage.
  • You must have a pro-active approach to working.

In return, we are offering a salary of £22,797

There is no closing date on this vacancy and applicants will be reviewed on an as and when basis

Applicants must hold full right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; fitter, Service Technician, Welder, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Fitter, Fabricator, Electrical Engineer, Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Technician, Service Engineer, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Installation Engineer, Repairs Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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