Apprentice Mechanical Fitter

Location: Mansfield
Employer: W.H. Davis
Weekly pay: £195
Closing date: 30 June 2019
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Short description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join W H Davis due to an extended period of growth. We are looking for an Apprentice Mechanical Fitter.

Full description

W H Davis was originally formed in 1908, initially as a repairer and later as a manufacturer of small wooden bodied mineral wagons. W H Davis is now the last independent freight wagon manufacturer in the UK, with workshops located just off the M1 near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. In addition to wagons, W H Davis also designs and manufactures all types of bespoke containers and industrial trailers.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Working on Freight Railway Wagons - to remove and assemble parts.
  • Attention to detail to aid traceability.
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Safe use and knowledge of power tools including Angle Grinders.
  • Safe use and Knowledge of working with hand tools such as Spanners, Screwdrivers, Allen keys etc.
  • Ability to follow Quality procedures, including the completion of necessary paperwork.
  • Good Housekeeping standards.
  • Excellent time management.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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