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Location: North West England, Manchester, United Kingdom

Rolling Stock Technical Team Member

North West England, Manchester, United Kingdom
£26.21 - £27.62 per Hour

Job Description

Rullion have an exciting opportunity for a Technician to join an established rolling stock company in Manchester until September 2021 on a prestige locomotive fleet of trains.

Hours are from 48 hours per week. (2 Weeks of Days and 2 Weeks of Nights)

Rates are payable on a PAYE or Umbrella Status.

Umbrella rates are:
First 12 Weeks: Days & Nights: £26.21 per hour
Post 12 Weeks: Days & Nights: £27.62 per hour
Plus £1.00 per hour retainer (On completion of the project)

We are looking for a candidate with the following experience:
• Practical experience and a sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering
• aspects of different types of rolling stock.
• Technical experience and expertise in mechanical and electrical engineering.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• IT skills - competent user of Personal Computer, including office packages, e-mail and intranet

Qualifications required:
• Time served apprenticeship or equivalent with associated technical qualifications (Engineering qualification such as HNC Electrical / Electronics)

The role includes the following:
• Partake in gathering required data downloads on critical performance systems at all Train Care Centres.
• Undertake test runs to assist in fault finding and resolution of faults, in particular the close-out of repeat failures.
• 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.
• 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.
• Assistance in component change outs, and failure reporting for ESG and reliability growth teams.
• Assist with skills development within depots and traincare points.
• Provide on train fault diagnosis/rectification for units in service and investigate technical problems as instructed by ESG.
• 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.
• Assist with the validation of locally produced technical instructions.
• Provide technical support in connection with special checks and experiments.
• Liaise with the ESG 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 Traincare Centre quality and safety procedures.
• Provide Technical support to the TOC's at outbases.
• Assist in the testing and repair of equipment identified as faulty and removed from trains.
• 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
• Driving Company vehicles for Depot operational or Technical related work such as breakdowns or occasional travel to do other work at other sites, this would only be requested of current eligible and authorised Technicians as agreed with relevant site TCM & HRM.
• Carrying out overhead isolations as required.

Please note that the client operates to a strict Drugs & Alcohol policy.

For further details, please contact Julian Elmore on

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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