Technician

Recruiter
CAF Rail
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1157166595
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fault finding and root cause analysis on electrical and electronic systems on a brand new, state of the art fleet of trains.

Use of electrical schematics, test and measuring equipment, and diagnostic software to identify the root cause of train failures.

Perform corrective actions on the new trains in a depot environment, adhering to all safety procedures, and using electronic management systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The technicians are expected to be capable of working on the following types of systems, diagnosing faults, repairing and replacing major components:
  • Troubleshoot using electrical schematics, test equipment, and diagnostic software, and carry out corrective repairs necessary to ensure the warranty of the new train's equipment, including:
    • Traction Control and Brakes
    • PIS, PA, and CCTV
  • Passenger Access Doors
  • HVAC
  • Auxiliary Electrical Equipment
  • High voltage systems (pantograph etc.)
  • High pressure pneumatics up to 12 bar
  • Highly complex cab control systems including GPS positioning and On-track Safety Systems
  • Wiring and integration of circuit breakers, relays, transformers, insulators, cabinets, motors, and other associated electrical parts
  • Use of a variety of electrical testing equipment including laptop computers with diagnostic software

REQUIRED ACADEMIC SKILL
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Fault finding and root cause analysis experience
  • Able to interpret electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematic diagrams
  • Use of diagnostic software
  • Use of test and measuring equipment
  • 3 years post apprenticeship experience
  • Valid Driver's Licence
  • Available for shift work (Days, nights, weekends and on-call)

LANGUAGES: English; Spanish would be an advantage

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