Technical Services Engineer
Posted on Oct 7, 2019 by CV-Library
Salary: IRO £42,000- Day shift role, Free Rail travel and leading pension
One of the busiest commuter rail companies in the UK running trains around London and the South East.
You will be working with a company that has a focus on values, excellent customer service and a push to improve colleague and passenger experience.
We make the difference together
We aim to be the best
Purpose of the Role
This role will provide technical support to improve productivity, reliability growth and safety management both within the depot facility and for the wider fleet operation. The post holder will provide a range of Technical Services including provision of maintenance documentation, technical advice, investigative services and problem solving as required.
The role will conduct technical investigations into issues highlighted by Production, Quality and in-service experience to support the continuous improvement of the fleet with respect to safety, customer satisfaction and reliability. The role will then be responsible for implementing recommendations from the investigations, including improvements to maintenance documents, fault-finding guides and train modifications. The role includes the development of component or system trials and development of engineering change including changes to the maintenance plan or component modification.
The role will manage safety through analysis of rolling stock performance, management of technical risks, and provision of recommendations arising from technical investigations.
Based from Ramsgate you will be required to work 37 hours per week. This is a days role typically 8am-4pm. You will also be required to conduct occasional out of hours On-call FTO duties as per the weekly On-call FTO roster and hold a full UK driving licence in order to drive on-call vehicles. You must also be able to obtain PTS certification.
To excel in this role, ideally you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:
At least 3 years’ experience in a T&RS engineering environment
HND / HNC in an Engineering Discipline (or a trainee Graduate Engineer)
General rolling stock experience, knowledge of planned maintenance processes and repair of rail vehicle systems.
Geographical knowledge of Southern rail routes, including capabilities and facilities available at depots and berthing facilities
Knowledge of IT systems, including Windows, Word, Excel, together with a good understanding of mainframe systems, including EMS, TRUST, and hybrid systems such as GENIUS and RAVERS
Good knowledge of rules and regulations, particularly those applicable to DC EMU rolling stock
Ability to evaluate and solve problems
As well as a generous salary, we offer an impressive benefits package which includes a Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme and free travel on all this companies rail services. After a qualifying period, you can also look forward to reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services – benefits which extend to family members
As part of our recruitment process you will complete a series of aptitude tests, and undergo a medical and drugs/alcohol screening, prior to employment.
We welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve
If you are successful, You will be required to attend a medical assessment and undergo a Drugs and Alcohol Screening prior to joining. If you fail the drugs and alcohol screening or refuse to take the test, your offer of employment will be withdrawn
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