Vehicle Builder – Full/Part Time – 12 Month Contract
The Talyllyn Railway is a heritage railway based in Tywyn, Gwynedd. The railway has run since 1865 and attracts around 50,000 visitors every year.
One of the unique aspects of the railway, is that the original locomotives and carriages are still used. This does means, however, that there is a constant maintenance need – and this has given rise to the requirement for a Vehicle Builder to join our team at Pendre works.
The successful applicant will lead the repair, maintenance and construction of our rolling stock (carriages and wagons), giving help and guidance to the volunteer groups who work at the railway.
The carriages are mainly built of wood, so skills in Woodwork. Carpentry or Joinery are essential. Other skills like coach painting, glazing, welding, general engineering and upholstery are all desirable.
The post is full time, but applications for part time/job share would be welcomed. Salary would be dependent on skills.
The job is for a 12 month period, but could be extended depending on workloads.
Applicants would need to attend an interview and practical assessment. We would also welcome enquiries from companies or contractors that might be able to carry out the work.
For more details or to apply to Chris Smith, Engineering Manager
Tel: 01654 710643
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