Rolling Stock Maintenance Assistant

Recruiter
Shorterm Group
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job title: 10 x Maintenance Assistant
Job location: North West London
Hourly pay rate: £Negotiable+BUPA+Pension
Shifts: Days, Nights and Weekends (Must be flexible)
Hours per week: 40 hours average
Duration: Permanent
Start date: ASAP
Disciplines considered: Mechanically biased, HGV Technician, Ex Forces, Mechanical Technician,Tanks/Excavator, Heavy Plant Technician – JCB/HGV/TRAINS, Navy, RAF, REME,Rolling stock, Automotive, Aerospace

Client Summary:
My client based in North West London requires Maintenance Assistants. The role is within the Rail Industry so will require candidates from a similar background.

Position Summary:
Working under his/her own initiative to carry out routine maintenance, repair and basic fault finding work a EMU (Electrical Multiple Units) Fleet of trains.

Job Profile – Safety Critical / Safety Related:
• Routine rail vehicle maintenance as per laid down Vehicle Maintenance Instruction (VMI)
• Assist Technicians as required.
• Complete large component overhauls and changes
• Detailed safety critical underframe checks
• Basic electrical and mechanical fault finding
• Where trained and competent Tyre Turn on the Wheel Lathe in accordance with laid down specifications.
• Operation of powered plant, lifting and mechanical handling equipment.
• Where trained and competent move vehicles around the site.
• Operation of Battery Charging/Shore Supply equipment.
• Maintenance of plant.
• Drive road vehicles as required.
• Compliance with all laid down H&S legislation and depot procedures to ensure a safe accident free environment. Responsible for keeping the work area clean and tidy and to the highest standard at all times.
• Required to continually look at opportunities to adopt and develop continuous improvement techniques

Competencies when trained
• Where appropriate – Trained & Competent to Drive vehicles.
• Where appropriate – Trained & Competent to Operate the Wheel Lathe
• Personal Track Safety (PTS)
• Designated Person (where appropriate)

Person Profile/Experience:
Knowledge and experience -
• Detailed understanding of Rail Vehicles. Competent to undertake Safety Critical Work.

Education level
• NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is a must.

If you wish to be considered for this role please send your CV or call (Apply online only).

PLEASE NOTE ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TEST BEFORE BEING OFFERED A POSITION.

Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client

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