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Date Added: Wed 22/06/2022

Commissioning Technician (Rolling Stock)

Wembley, UK
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Company: ORION ELECTROTECH

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £19.65 - £25.20/hour

Job Title:                                          Commissioning Technician 

Job Location:                                    Wembley, London

Hourly Rate:                                     £19.63 PAYE / £25.21 UMBRELLA                                             

Hours Per Week:                              Up to 50 hours per week

Shifts:                                              Days / Nights & Weekends  

Start Date:                                       ASAP

Duration:                                          On-going contract

Position Summary:

The Commissioning Technician will be a part of a small technician team assisting the Fleet Operator to carry out / supervise electrical maintenance, detailed fault finding, and repair on the Aventra platform family of trains. The candidate will also assist the Operator when failures occur during service, and resolve any issues on the network.

The Commissioning Technician will be responsible for ensuring that any maintenance undertaken at the depot is completed in accordance with the company's processes, and procedures and comply with all safety regulations. This is a Safety-Critical environment and all tasks undertaken will need to ensure that the operator can achieve and maintain the reliability and availability targets set for the trains.

The candidate 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

Down load train data from on board train data recorders using laptops

Run diagnostics software to identify faults with various train systems i.e. hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, train management systems & on board computers.

System software updates as required

Production of affirmative closing actions

Contribution to Health and Safety on a daily basis

Personal Profile:

This Commissioning Technician opportunity is for those who have either completion of a recognised apprenticeship or an NVQ level 3 qualification in an electrical discipline, and have used a laptop and diagnostic tools to determine faults. 

You will be a highly self-motivated individual, able to work on your own initiative.

You will possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills and will need extensive all-around knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

PLEASE NOTE ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TEST BEFORE BEING OFFERED A POSITION.

Please send Cv's to  and contact the Rail Team on (phone number removed)
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