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Mechanical Technician ( Rolling Stock)

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    Tyne and Wear

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    £42664 per annum

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    Steven Higgins

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    3 months ago

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Rolling Stock Technician
Mechanical Technician
Maintainence Technician

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Technician 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 (£33,215 basic+ £9449 shift allowance), the role is working on a shift roster covering 24/7

Ex forces, automotive , aircraft and other transferable industries will be considered

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 mechanical, 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
Recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship/ NVQ level 3 or above
• Able to carry out routine planned and preventative maintenance
• Able to carry out fault investigation
• Able to overhaul mechanical equipment
• Positive and flexible approach to work completion
• Communicate effectively
• Work productively as part of a team
• Able to read technical drawings

The role comes with a generous benefits package including 33 Days holiday, generous pension contribution, Membership of health cashback plans & Flexi time scheme etc

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