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    Tyne and Wear

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    £42664 per annum

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    Steven Higgins

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    19 days ago

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We are looking for a number of experienced Electrical Technicians/Electrical Rolling stock technicians to carry out maintenance on Rolling stock based out of the company’s depot in Newcastle.

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract with possible extension.

This role has a salary of £42,664 pa , the role is working on a shift roster covering 24/7 but only working 3 days a week so plenty of time off!!

Current Rolling Stock, Ex forces, automotive, aircraft, FMCG, power generation and other transferable industries will be considered but must have experience of maintenance of machines/vehicles etc

Your Tasks
  • Carry out preventative maintenance programmes on a variety of rolling stock and Depot infrastructure repairs/maintenance.
  • Programmes include duty checks, inspections according to examination sheets, component changes and overhaul of various rolling stock parts - where trained assessed and deemed competent
  • Investigate faults on voltages ranging from 1500V dc down to electronics voltages.
  • Investigate faults on Electrical, pneumatic and other components as required/instructed in line with core discipline.
  • Refurbishment and modification of rolling stock including the replacement and upgrading of components and systems.
  • Carry out component overhauls as instructed when trained and deemed competent to do so.

Your Profile
  • Recognized Electrical Apprenticeship or Level 3 equivalent Qualification
  • Able to carry out routine planned and preventative maintenance
  • Experience of working with voltages of 110Vdc/415Ac/1500vDC
  • Able to carry out fault investigations
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • Positive and flexible approach to work completion
The role comes with a generous benefits package including holiday, generous pension contribution, Membership of health cashback plans & Flexi time scheme etc

Successful applicants will be required to pass a medical, drug and Alcohol screening prior to commencing any work.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, Please Apply Now!