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    £27 per hour

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    Tanya Wallace

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    28 days ago

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    6 months

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Modification Technician.

We are currently recruiting for dedicated Modification Technicians to join our train facility in Newton Aycliffe. In this exciting role the successful candidate will undertake corrective and preventative maintenance, 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.
  • Undertake driving duties within depot confines in accordance with the depot operating procedures and instructions
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Experience of working  in a modern rolling stock maintenance depot environment.
  • Experience of working at stabling outstations or main line station technical support.
  • 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
Working Mon - Friday 7am - 3pm (may be requirements to work other shifts if business needs)

Based in newton Aycliffe (may include off site work if business requires) 

Contact Tanya Wallace to apply