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Control Room Technician - Rolling stock

Employer
Shorterm Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job title: 2 x Control Room Technicians (Permanent)
Job location:Basingstoke / Wimbledon, South London
Salary:£Competitive + BUPA + Pension
Shifts:24/7 Operation - Cover 24 hour operation so must be flexible to work shifts.
Hours per week:48 hours a week - 4 on 4 off days & nights - 4 x 12 hour shifts.
Start date:ASAP
Industries considered:ROLLING STOCK - Electrical Engineer / Royal Air Force - Electrical Engineer/ Royal Navy - Electrical Engineer
Disciplines considered:ROLLING STOCK - Electrical Engineer / Royal Air Force - Electrical Engineer/ Royal Navy - Electrical Engineer

Client Summary:

Our client is a global leader in Rolling Stock vehicle manufacturing, service and maintenance.

Position Summary:

We are looking to recruit 2 x Control Room Technicians to join a global leader in Rolling Stock. This role will require the technician to provide technical support to the customer Control room support staff whilst the train is in service. The position will initially be based in Basingstoke, Hampshire and then be permanently based at Depot South West London.

The Role:

In addition to a number of planning duties, you will coordinate activities relating to in-service failures by providing rapid technical support to the customer operations teams. When on depot, you will be required to complete a high level of fault finding to units whilst also providing on-going technical advice to managers and technicians working on the fleet.
We are looking to recruit Rolling Stock Engineers that can demonstrate the ability to provide technical support to resolve performance or in service failures.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a Rolling Stock Engineer that is looking to make their next career step up to a Control Room Technician.

The Control Room Technician will be responsible for:

Role Challenges:

*Interface with customer control room staff
*Managing in service failures during service hours
*Monitor live ORBITA feed to identify emerging issues, Responding to ORBITA alerts
*Complete remote investigation of in service failures using ORBITA, OTMR, CCTV and other available systems. Provide 'pack' to technician / hi-level technician called to the train or investigation at Depot
*Raise work orders on MAXIMO system
*Monitor ORBITA feed for AVIS output
*Using the MAXIMO dynamic planning system, plan AVIS tasks into available maintenance schedule slots at the Depot

Education required:

*HNC (or equivalent) in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
*Good Level of EMU Technical Knowledge. Electrostar experience preferable however not essential.
*Fault Finding/ Diagnosis - Electrical & Mechanical
*Bombardier System Knowledge (Orbita and Maximo)
*IT skills including Excel and Lotus Notes.
*Excellent communication and leadership skills.
*Meticulous record keeping.

The following attributes are a necessity:

Ability to demonstrate investigating electrical engineering problems
Ability to demonstrate providing a solution to an electrical engineering problem
Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical engineering problems
Ability to present an electrical engineering solution to the customer

Proven ability to carry out complex electrical maintenance, repair and modification tasks on Rolling Stock
Knowledge of computer based asset management system to record and close out work completed.

Person Profile/Experience:
MUST BE from a Rolling Stock background and must have electrical & mechanical fault diagnosis experience and the ability to investigate problems and find a solution.

Candidates from the following industries will be considered:
Rolling Stock Electrical Engineer
Rolling Stock Mechanical Engineer
Rolling Stock Service Technician
Rolling Stock Maintenance Technician
Rolling Stock Performance & Reliability Engineers
Rolling Stock Electrical Commissioning Engineers

Royal Air Force - Electrical Engineers
Royal Navy - Electrical Engineers

You will be a highly self-motivated individual, able to work under your own initiative.
You will possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
You will need extensive all-round knowledge of Electrical Engineering
You will need extensive all-round knowledge of Mechanical Engineering
You will ideally have knowledge of modern rolling stock systems
You will ideally have experience of Train depot operations.

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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