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Mechanical Technician/Rolling Stock Technician

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    Tyne and Wear

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    £30.62 per hour

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    Steven Higgins

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Technicians/Rolling Stock Technicians to carry out maintenance on Rolling stock based out of the company’s depot in Newcastle.

This role is a 6 – 8 month contract with possible extension and has an attractive rate (Ph) of £30.62 Ltd

The role is working an average 36 hour week on a shift roster covering mainly Nights, with only 3 days worked per week!

Ex forces, Automotive , Aircraft, Rolling Stock 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 equivalent
• Able to carry out routine planned and preventative maintenance
• Able to carry out fault investigation
• Able to overhaul mechanical equipment

Successful candidates will be required to pass a Medical D&A prior to commencing any work

If you have the necessary skills and are interested in this exciting opportunity, Please Apply Now