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    £29.18 - £31.81 per hour

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    Kenny McEvoy

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    8 months ago

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TXM Recruit are looking for a team of Mechanical & Electrical Technicians working for one of the leading train manufacturers/maintenance train companies in the UK.
We are looking for individuals from a rolling stock, REME, Vehicle and Aircraft (Avionics) background who hold advanced experience within the field of mechanical or Electrical engineering.

Mechanical & Electrical Technicians.
Location: West London
Qualification: Minimum NVQ Level 3 in mechanical or electrical engineering
Shifts: Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm. Weekend work also available with uplift. 
Contract length: 6 months+
Training:  2 weeks training provided.

Hourly Pay: DAYS £29.18 Umbrella per hour and NIGHTS (If required) £31.81 Umbrella per hour. (inside IR35 so would need to be paid through an umbrella company or PAYE)

Technician Job Description
  • Overseeing train shunts
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trains to shunt vehicles
  • Coordinating and carrying unit lifts using jacks
  • Disconnecting underframe equipment, such as water tanks, exhausts, couplers
  • Removing Bogies
  • Dismantle and reassembling front end of trains, body panelling and support frames etc
  • Carrying electrical disconnections in preparation for welding activities
  • Carrying out vehicle live testing using advance train test equipment.
  • Understand engineering drawings and procedures.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance activities on the rolling stock in accordance with the vehicle maintenance instructions
  • Undertake servicing and preparation of the rolling stock.
  • Undertake driving duties within depot confines in accordance with the depot operating procedures and instructions
  • Actively participate in the ongoing continuous improvement activities for maintenance processes and maintenance procedures that support all depot and fleet activities
  • Support the delivery of new trains and undertake the maintenance acceptance processes.
  • Ensure exam tasks are being completed in a timely manner, undertake basic fault rectification or repair when required.
  • Adherence to all health and safety processes and procedures.
  • Attendance at testing locations, main line station and outstations to undertake preventative and corrective maintenance as required.
  • Outstanding Safety Awareness gained in an operational railway engineering environments.
  • Experience of working at stabling outstations or main line station technical support.
  • Modern fault finding and repair techniques using pc based laptops and remote train diagnostics.
  • Reading electrical, pneumatic, mechanical schematics and drawings reading
  • Extensive experience of modern maintenance management systems (MMS) and associated reliability and available trend analysis.
  • Experience of performing modifications and campaigns on modern rolling stock.

Job Skills and Experience:
Experience ideally working within a rail service and maintenance environment, but other industries will be considered:
  • Rolling Stock
  • RAF
  • British Army
  • Royal Navy

NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical or Electrical discipline.
Intermediate IT skills – typically Word, Excel, Outlook
Good written and verbal communication skills

If you are interested please click to apply or contact Kenny McEvoy at TXM Recruit.