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Modification Technician.

PAY: £27 p/h (Umbrella Rate) 
Location: Leicestershire.
We are currently recruiting for dedicated a Modification Technician to join our team in Leicestershire. In this role the successful candidate will undertake corrective and preventative maintenance, modifications, servicing and repair of rolling stock assets.

Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:
  • Perform scheduled Modification/maintenance activities on the rolling stock in accordance with the vehicle modification/maintenance instructions
  • Undertake servicing and preparation of the rolling stock.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing continuous improvement activities for Modification/Maintenance processes and maintenance procedures that support all depot and fleet activities
  • Support the delivery of new trains and undertake the Modification/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.
  • Must be prepared to travel and overnight away from base location for short periods of time.
  • Support the Mods/Maintenance Team Leaders and Shift Production Managers in the delivery of the production plan.
  • Record all work activities and stock consumption using the maintenance management system in accordance with maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Working shifts to meet the service requirements of fleet customers.
  • Assist as required with any other responsibilities relevant to the role based on localised requirements
About you:


  • 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.
  • Served apprenticeship with mechanical, electrical disciplines
  • Engineering based NVQ level 3
  • Calm and diplomatic under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interface effectively with all levels of personnel both within and outside the company.
  • Loyal, committed, confident and determined.
  • Ability to investigate complex electrical and mechanical faults and write detailed reports.
  • Intermediate IT skills – typically Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • Train driving, Fire warden, First Aider
  • Powered plant and tools – bogie drop, cranes, air systems / 110v tools.
  • Train driving assessment and licence
  • Depot Protection
  • Working at Height, COSHH, Manual handling, AC/DC Depot isolation
  • Network Rail Sentinel PTS
If you are interested click to apply or contact Thomas Kellogg at TXM Recruit on 07711 470024 or