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Date Added: Thu 23/03/2023

Maintenance Technician

Crawley, RH10, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £26.27/hour great benefits + overtime

Great opportunity into/to progress into rolling stock! (or existing professionals)
Job title: Maintenance Technician (Training Provided)
Job location: Crawley
Hourly pay rate: £18.00-£20.00 P.A.Y.E. OR £23.58-26.27 Umbrella (dependant on qualifications)
Shifts: Mixed - Days/Nights (24/7 facility)
Hours per week: 48 hours + overtime (Optionally up to 70+ hours per week)
Duration: Ongoing, (guaranteed 12 months)
Start date: ASAP (notice periods are accepted)
Industries/Disciplines considered: Light vehicle, heavy vehicle, motor mechanics, maintenance technicians (machine), aviation, plant, Armed Forces.

Client Summary:

We are recruiting a team of Mechanical Maintenance Technicians to work in the transportation sector in one of the most exciting industries in the country. We have a tailor-made training programme that takes experienced mechanically minded individuals and upskills them to be highly competent maintenance technicians for Rolling Stock. It is a joint programme between Shorterm Group and Siemens Mobility, one of the largest transportation companies in the world; working on the cutting edge, Class 700 passenger vehicles.

Position Summary
You will be responsible for carrying out maintenance, repair and fault finding on rolling stock passenger vehicles. This will include braking systems, pneumatics, wheelsets and other mechanical assemblies. You will take responsibility of vehicle examinations in line with vehicle maintenance instructions (VMI's). Undertake all types of maintenance examination work to ensure that we provide a safe, reliable, and defect free train. Take responsibility for the safe, efficient and professional workmanship of oneself. Ensure safe systems of work methods are applied Key Responsibilities will include:
* Carrying out routine repairs, inspections and maintenance
* Investigating, diagnosing and rectifying mechanical & electronic faults
* Rectifying running defects
* Carrying out routine servicing
* General maintenance and repair
* Documenting faults and rectification work conducted in detail
* Ensuring appropriate 'clocking's' are made and that all job cards and service sheets are completed in a timely manner
* Liaising with the parts department to attain correct parts
* Completion of all required paperwork
* Operation of powered plant, lifting and mechanical handling equipment.
* Ensuring all problems with processes, tooling and documentation are identified within the team is reported to the Shift Manager / Facility Management Team
* Highlighting potential Health and Safety concerns
* Compliance with all laid down H&S legislation and depot procedures to ensure a safe accident-free environment
* Responsible for keeping the work area clean and tidy and to the highest standards at all times.
* Supporting the Shift Manager regarding delivery of Quality, Waste Reduction, Delivery and H&S targets
* Produce comprehensive reports on specific fault-finding investigations
* Identify potential improvements and feedback to Engineering
* Constantly searching for ways to improve processes

Person Profile/Experience:

Experience in the below is desirable however not essential:
* Clear practice of workplace H&S
* Experience on vehicle mechanics
* Ability to undertake detailed fault-finding analysis and repairs
* knowledge of Mechanical Principles/maintenance procedures
* able to record your own work electronically

Minimum requirements of a Level 2 award in a Mechanical discipline or equivalent experience.
Ideally a minimum of 1 year's relevant mechanical/electrical work experience

Contact Information:
Email: (url removed)
Phone: (Direct Line) (phone number removed)


Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client
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