TBM [Tunnel Boring Machine] Mechanical Fitter Apply now

Job Reference: TBMFitter4Jan19

Closing date: Thursday 31st January 2019

Hours: Fulltime may include shift work

Pay: Salary to be confirmed

Duration: Permanent

Location: Carnwath Road

CSCS Card: Required - Green (Labourer)

Please only apply if you have a minimum of 5 years working experience on Tunnel Boring Machines


  • Reports to the Mechanical Superintendent
  • Working on the TBM during tunnelling activities
  • Extending services in the tunnel as the TBM advances
  • Servicing and maintaining mechanical plant, equipment and components in the TBM and tunnel
  • The role will involve working on a shift pattern to maintain 24/7 tunnelling activities

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of servicing and maintaining heavy construction plant and equipment
  • A minimum of 5 years working on TBMs
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics experience
  • CSCS Card [Mandatory]
  • An appropriate mechanical qualification [Mandatory]
  • TSTS [Tunnelling Safety Training Scheme] qualification certificate [Preferred]
  • City & Guilds 6151 Tunnel Entry and Associated Emergency Procedures qualification certificate [Preferred]
  • In date Safety Critical Medical Certificate [Preferred]

Desirable Criteria:

  • Previous experience of working on high profile tunnelling projects
  • Previous experience of site welding [backed up, where possible, by the appropriate qualifications and certificates]

Is a CSCS card required? Yes Type: Relevant to the role This role is PAYE only. Successful applicants will undergo a Drug and Alcohol test. Please ensure you have the required cards and qualifications before applying.


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