Rolling Stock Technician

Managed Solutions
London, UK
02 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Rolling Stock Technician

My client is a global leader in the world of rail infrastructure and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies and they are currently seeking a Technician to join their team based in London.

Purpose of the job:
To provide technical expertise and support to the depot teams in delivery of the clients contractual obligations for maintenance and service of Metro rolling stock.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:
* Provide technical support to the depot teams in the provision of fault finding expertise and assistance with train repair activities.
* Work with AC and DC motors, Inverters, converters, compressors and air systems.
* Provide diagnostic and repairs on electronics such as power supplies, rectifying circuits and battery charging circuits to board level.
* Have extensive knowledge of 3 phase, single phase and DC power systems and control systems.
* Positioning of fault data into shared drive facility.
* Carry out fault finding and investigate intermittent faults on vehicles either on depot or in service.
* Carry out Testing & Re-Commissioning activities on vehicles and trains in accordance with pre-written test and commissioning procedures.
* Assistance in component change outs, and failure reporting for central systems support and reliability growth teams.
* Assist with skills development within depots and train care points.
* Provide on train fault diagnosis/rectification for units in service.
* Investigate technical problems as instructed by central systems support team.
* Partake in gathering required data downloads on critical performance systems at all TCC's.
* Arrange and undertake test runs to assist in fault finding and resolution of faults, in particular the closeout of repeat failures.
* Functionally test train borne systems with minimal supervision using a variety of techniques and methods, including the use of computer based diagnostics systems.
* Review and rectify test specifications and documentation for functional tests.
* Investigate technical problems as instructed by central systems support team.
* Assist with the validation of documentation issued in support of maintenance and repair activities, special checks, modifications and experiments.
* Assist in the validation of Maintenance Schedule amendments and other technical instructions.
* Assists with the validation of locally produced technical instructions.
* Provide technical support in connection with special checks and experiments.
* Liaise with the systems support engineers and specialist engineers as necessary, gathering technical information needed to enable technical problems with trains, procedures, materials or component problems to be resolved.
* Carry out all duties in accordance with the Train care Centre quality and safety procedures.
* Assist in the testing and repair of equipment identified as faulty and removed from trains.
* Assist the Warranty Engineer in the execution of his responsibilities.
* Ensures work is performed in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), Electricity at Work Regulations (1989), Railway Group Standards, and relevant Procedures.
* Where necessary drive the companies vehicle to attend the Northern Lines outstations

Candidate requirements:

Essential Educational Requirements:
* HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronics

Desirable Technical Knowledge/Experience:
* Practical experience and a sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering aspects of modern Electric Multiple Units.
* IT skills - competent user of Personal Computer, including office packages, e-mail and intranet.
* Previous experience on fault finding.
* Experience in electronic repair, including soldering
* Experience on rolling stock.

To apply please send a copy of your up to date cv or call 0203 201 1211 for more information.

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