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    £40937 per annum

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    Joshua Atkinson

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    about 2 months ago

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Team Leader - Heavy Maintenance
Location: Bristol
Working Hours: 40 hrs per week, Monday – Friday, 07.00 – 15.30 hrs
Salary: £40,936.82
Contract Type: Permanent
Responsible to: Project Engineer
Job Role: As a Team Leader in Heavy Maintenance, you will be responsible for managing all depot operations, activities, and personnel at the relevant Depot. Your key duties include the implementation and maintenance of safety systems, production efficiency, and quality output. Operating rail vehicles within depot limits, ensuring compliance with safety procedures, and collaborating with Project Engineers for efficient work programs are crucial aspects of this role. Additionally, you'll play a key role in mentoring and coaching team members, implementing customer requirements, and contributing to continuous improvement innovations.

Person Specification:

Qualification and Requirements:
  • BTEC certificate in Engineering
  • City and Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in Engineering - Rail Traction & Rolling Stock preferred
  • Good standard of education
  • People Management training

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Familiarity with health, safety, and environmental standards
  • Knowledge of production efficiency techniques


  • You collaborate effectively with others to achieve goals
  • Respect for others and appreciation of diversity
  • Offer praise and constructive feedback
  • Deliver excellent service to customers
  • Maintain high professional, polite, and friendly standards
  • Prioritize safety for colleagues, customers, and oneself
  • Take responsibility for actions and uphold honesty and integrity
  • Approach challenges with innovative thinking and contribute to business aims
  • Embrace technology

Key Skills:

  • Problem-solving ability in project delivery situations
  • Successful and concise communication with team members and Project Manager
  • People management and supervisory skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Proficient IT skills


  • Fire safety
  • Driver Operator Training
  • Fire marshal
  • Basic first aid
  • Defibrillator training
  • Ergonomics
  • COSHH Awareness
  • Safety in the workplace
  • PTS (Personal Track Safety)
  • Depot safety
  • Accident/incident reporting
  • Electricity awareness
  • Working at heights
  • PPE awareness and usage

Key Performance Indicators:
 (to be discussed and agreed upon)
Safety Role Profile:
  • Safety Critical Post: Yes
  • Key Safety Post: Yes
  • Personal Track Safety Required: Yes
  • Random Drug and Alcohol Testing (CIRAS): Yes
Key Safety and Environmental Responsibilities:
  • Take responsible care for health and safety
  • Co-operate with employer and others in meeting statutory requirements
  • Not to interfere or misuse safety provisions
  • Comply with relevant parts of health and safety arrangements
  • Support Safety and Environmental Policies

Safety Training, Competencies, and Safety Publications:

  • Alcohol and Drugs Policy
  • Diversity Training
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety Critical Work Assessment
  • (Refer to the Training section of the job description for further information)

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