Vacancy – Lead Diesel Locomotive Fitter

We are seeking an experienced full time Lead Diesel Locomotive fitter. The position will be based at Weybourne Motive Power Depot and will encompass the repair, refurbishment and running maintenance of both Diesel and Steam locomotives.

Applicants should be a time served mechanical technician with a solid background working with diesel engines. Experience of Diesel/Electric railway traction applications would be preferable, but those with transferable skills in fault-finding and the rebuilding of similar large maritime or commercial applications may be suitable.

Applicants will need to have a flexible approach to shift and weekend working particularly during busy summer months and be able to rely on their own transport.

The North Norfolk Railway operates steam and heritage diesel trains through beautiful coastal countryside between the Georgian town of Holt and the smart Victorian seaside resort of Sheringham. The 5½ mile line attracts around 165,000 passengers each year, is one of the County’s most popular tourist attractions and hosts a series of popular annual events including the Forties Weekend in September and the acclaimed Norfolk Lights Express in November.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you are a good fit for the role to: kashford@nnrailway.co.uk