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Maintenance Assistant

Employer
Orion Electrotech
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Maintenance Assistant (Rolling Stock)

Location: Crofton, Wakefield

Shift Pattern: 4 on / 4 off Days and Nights

Hours per week: 40 hours average

Rate: £16.55 PAYE / £21.16 Umbrella

Duration: Ongoing contract

The Rolling stock Maintenance Assistant will carry out routine maintenance, repair, and basic fault-finding work on the DEMU Rolling Stock fleets.

Job Profile:

Routine rail vehicle maintenance as per laid down Vehicle Maintenance Instruction (VMI)

Assist Technicians as required.

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 always keeping the work area clean and tidy and to the highest standard.

Required to continually look at opportunities to adopt and develop continuous improvement techniques

Additional Tasks May Include:

Bogie exchange

Caliper change

Axle changes

Traction motors

Carden shafts

Power pack drop (Engine)

Compressors

Air dryers

Fuel tanks

Excitations [PIMS]

Permanent and Auto couplers

TPCU

Cab changes

Full door changes

Seats

Floor renewal

Toilet tank exchange (Alongside TBM)

Fresh water tanks

Mechanical Mods

Sander Mods

Following technical drawing, followed up with testing

Various maintenance visits such as compressor oil changes, air dryer pressure valve, final drive oil sampling and changes and brake pad checks and changes

Disciplines considered: Mechanically biased, HGV Technician, Ex Forces Mechanical Technician - Tanks/Excavator, Heavy Plant Technician - JCB/HGV/TRAINS

Person Profile/Experience:

Knowledge and experience of mechanical maintenance and servicing of heavy engines plant or machinery

Qualification Requirements

NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is a must.

If you would like to find out more, or be considered for the Maintenance Assistant role then please send an up-to-date CV to or call the Orion Rail team on (phone number removed)

PLEASE NOTE ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS AN DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TEST BEFORE BEING OFFERED A POSITION (this is standard procedure on Rail depots)
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