Mechanical technicians required to transfer from automotive or heavy industry or forces and carry out maintenance and repairs of Diesel Locomotives and freight vehicles.

Locomotive Maintainer
£25.65 per hour – Umbrella paid (Inside IR35) – minimum 36 hours per week –
mixed shifts including (days, afternoons, nights and weekends)

Your New Opportunity

You will have a great opportunity of building your skills on safety critical rail vehicles, carrying out maintenance and repairs to a large fleet of vehicles such as locomotive and wagons.

You will work out of the Doncaster Depot where hundreds of trains are maintained yearly.

The Candidate

You will be comfortable with maintenance procedures of mechanical components such as brakes, suspension and wheelsets.
You will understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and diesel engine maintenance principles.
You will be able to complete engineering instructions, follow strict guidelines and work to written specifications set by our client on how they wish for their rail vehicles to be maintained.
As part of the above there will be full training on the systems and procedures that you will be required to carry out, this takes place in the Midlands, and you will need to be flexible to stay away from home for an initial 3 to 4 week period whilst this training is completed during week days.
You will understand the use of hand tools such as torque wrenches and be physically fit enough to handle them effectively.

You will need to have an NVQ Level 3 in order to qualify for this role, this doesn’t have to be a rail specific NVQ but will need to be one of a mechanical, electrical or engineering based nature.
This vacancy is an immediate requirement and immediate start is available for the right candidate,
You must be able to pass drug & alcohol testing and medical screening.


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