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Rolling Stock / Electrical Technician

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    Tyne and Wear

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    £42665 per annum

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    Steven Higgins

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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We are looking for an experienced Electrical Technician to carry out maintenance on Rolling stock based out of the company’s depot in Newcastle. This role is a 2 year fixed term contract (Dec 2025) 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
Current Rolling Stock, 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 voltages ranging from 1500V dc down to electronics voltages.
  • Investigate faults on Electrical, 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
  • Recognized Electrical Apprenticeship or Level 3 equivalent Qualification
  • Able to carry out routine planned and preventative maintenance
  • Able to overhaul electro-mechanical equipment
  • Experience of working with voltages of 110Vdc/415Ac/1500vDC
  • Able to carry out fault investigations
  • Able to read electrical drawings
  • Positive and flexible approach to work completion
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