Vacancy Bulletin
REFNO 15620

Please ensure your CV reflects this description.

The Role The jobholder will be responsible for carrying out high quality maintenance tasks within a team environment, in safe and efficient manner of operation, on defined Sections within Engineering Services. The individual should ideally have Electrical understanding of diesel engines and control, experience of locomotive maintenance and repairs and or Heavy Plant or HGV maintenance techniques beneficial. Requirements / Personal Specification The jobholder must be a time served indentured and completed an approved Electrical apprenticeship with NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) achieved. Must have experience of working within a safe system of work Any safety accredited course would be advantageous (E.G. IOSH or NEBOSH) Working towards IOSH or formal H@S qualification. Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills. Automotive electrical system Knowledge beneficial. Full understanding of electrical permit systems (authorized and issue). Ability to fault find on AC/DC drive systems . Thorough knowledge of AC/DC control systems. Knowledge of Locomotive or Heavy plant maintenance, fault finding and repair advantageous. Knowledge of electrical maintenance procedures and practices. 17th Edition Essential Self-motivated to learn new skills, and process understanding. Understand Permit system – ATW/PBS – CSO etc. to have a full understanding of electrical systems, to work towards being authorized to issue permits to systems, as required Experience and knowledge of interrogating and investigating of PLC and Can Bus systems beneficial. Good communication and interpersonal skills Good failure analysis experience required. Must be able to work safely under pressure. Must be able to receive and carry out instructions of work within an agreed time. Must be able to ask question if they feel something is unsafe. Must be able to ask, if they don’t know something Report writing experience Write risk assessments and safe working procedures before carrying out tasks. Experienced in completing inspection reports. QA system Knowledge and worked within credited ISO 9001 company Be capable of interpreting technical drawings and standards, Be able to complete manual tasks up to 25kg in weight Be able to work at height, off purpose build platforms Be able climb up stairs and scaffolding ladders scaffolding Be able to stand for long periods completing bench work. Operate within a team and contribute to goals and targets Be able to Kneel/bend and twist to access jobs when required Be able to work within confined spaces Be able to use vibrating air and electric tools compliant current regulations Be able to work alone unsupervised as when required Advantageous to drive large overhead gantry cranes Advantageous use large slings and lift large pieces of plant correctly To work with COSHH regulations and have knowledge of substances working with them correctly Be able to work anywhere on site, any shift rota with only 48 hour notice. Advantageous to drive forklift trucks from 1.8 tonne to 12 tonne Advantageous to operate a mobile elevated working platform.


Anyone whose CV reflects the experience outlined in the above vacancy

and is available should contact this office as soon as possible quoting the above reference number.


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