Diesel Locomotive - Field Service Engineer

Posted on Jan 19, 2019 by Ford & Stanley Limited

Tonbridge, Kent United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£40k - £45k Annual
Full-Time
Would you like the opportunity to work for one of the most successful companies in their sector? We have a need for Diesel Locomotive Engineers around Tonbridge.

Ford & Stanley - Talentwise the technical recruitment experts are aiding the recruitment of a Field Service Engineer working on the class 66 locomotive.

The Opportunity

Location (s): Tonbridge & south

Areas Considered: Tonbridge, Maidstone, Ashford, Crawley, Guildford

Role and Responsibilities:

* Carry out maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and fault-finding activities as necessary
* Act as lead engineer for contracts, projects or tasks as necessary to support operational performance or customer demand as identified by line manager
* Take the lead role in progressing specific technical engineering issues as directed by line manager, providing guidance to other engineers as necessary

The Candidate

Essentials

* Relevant experience gained in a similar position
* Proven track record of working effectively with Diesel engineering technology, associated systems and controls
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to meet people with ease and confidence, understanding and accommodating the needs of the customer.
* Ability to create a network of contacts across various disciplines that provide advice on what resources are available both within and outside the organization
* Able to work in a flexible manner to provide high quality specialist services which benefit the Company and lead to a high level of customer satisfaction.
* Non-confrontational when handling or involved in conflict situations and able to adopt a passive and non-demanding working ethic to achieve agreed and acceptable standards and timescales.
* Ability to work on locomotives in railway sidings, depots and operational sites
* Understand the safety culture within the UK rail industry and how maintenance impacts on delivering safety
* Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent experience
* BTEC National Certificate /ONC in Engineering or European equivalent.
* Personal Track Safety
* Emergency First Aid
* Safety Critical Competence (Company Assessment)
* Driving license

Possible job titles: Field Service Engineer, Field Service Technician, Locomotive Engineer, Locomotive Technician, Diesel Engineer

Reference: 615602663

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