Rolling Stock Technician Required in London

We are looking for a Rolling Stock Technician to join a rolling stock client on their success journey.

Are you able to use a laptop and diagnostic tools to determine electrical faults? Have the ability to work from maintenance manuals and schematics and have experience in Mechanical or Electrical fault finding and repairs?

Job Location:                    Wimbledon, London

Salary:                              £27.48 p/h PAYE | £35.22 p/h Umbrella

Shifts:                               Fully flexible to support 24/7 coverage. This includes days, nights, and weekends.

Hours Per Week:              Minimum 50 hours per week

Duration:                          On-going contract

Job description:

As part of a small technical team, the Rolling Stock Technician will be required to undertake mechanical & electrical maintenance, detailed fault finding, and repair on the fleet of trains. The Rolling Stock Technician would be expected to be able to complete all repairs and maintenance (both electrically and mechanically) to the new fleet of hi-tech vehicles.

All of these repairs must meet high safety-critical standards.

The Rolling Stock Technician would be expected to complete the below, amongst other tasks:

Train preparation checks

Braking tests

Helping with detailed fault finding and diagnostics

Tests and repairs on the HVAC systems

Repairs and calibrations to door systems

WiFi and CCTV testing

Re-wires and electrical component changes

GSM-R mods

Mechanical component changes

Download train data from onboard train data recorders using laptops

Run diagnostic software to identify faults with various train systems, i.e. hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, train management systems & onboard computers.

System software updates are required

Production of affirmative closing actions

Contribution to Health and Safety on a daily basis.


Qualifications required for the Rolling Stock Technician:

Completion of a recognised electrical apprenticeship
Minimum qualification required: NVQ Level 3 in an electrical discipline.

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