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Date Added: Sat 24/09/2022

Maintenance Assistant

Wakefield, WF11TA, UK
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Company: SHORTERM GROUP

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £17.22 - £22.03/hour

Job title: Maintenance Assistant
Job location:Crofton, Wakefield
Shift Pattern:4 on / 4 off Days and Nights
Hours per week:40 hours average
Rate: £17.22 PAYE / £22.03 Umbrella
Duration:Ongoing contract
Start date:ASAP
Industries considered:Automotive, Rolling Stock, Aerospace.
Disciplines considered: Mechanically biased, HGV Technician, Ex Forces Mechanical Technician -
Tanks/Excavator, Heavy Plant Technician - JCB/HGV/TRAINS

Company Summary:
A global leader in the Rolling Stock industry. This Depot focuses on the servicing and maintenance of in service Rolling Stock fleets over a 24/7 dynamic operation and currently require a Maintenance Assistant to join the team.

Position Summary:
You will be working under your own initiative as a member of a wider team, to carry out routine maintenance, repair and basic fault finding work on the DEMU Rolling Stock fleets.

Job Profile:
*Routine rail vehicle maintenance as per laid down Vehicle Maintenance Instruction (VMI)
*Assist Technicians as required.
*Where trained and competent Tyre Turn on the Wheel Lathe in accordance with laid down specifications.
*Operation of powered plant, lifting and mechanical handling equipment.
*Where trained and competent move vehicles around the site.
*Operation of Battery Charging/Shore Supply equipment.
*Maintenance of plant.
*Drive road vehicles as required.
*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 standard at all times.
*Required to continually look at opportunities to adopt and develop continuous improvement techniques
Additional Tasks May Include:
*Bogie exchange
*Caliper change
*Axle changes
*Traction motors
*Carden shafts
*Power pack drop (Engine)
*Compressors
*Air dryers
*Fuel tanks
*Excitations [PIMS]
*Permanent and Auto couplers
*TPCU
*Cab changes
*Full door changes
*Seats
*Floor renewal
*Toilet tank exchange (Alongside TBM)
*Fresh water tanks
*Mechanical Mods
*Sander Mods
*Following technical drawing, followed up with testing
*Various maintenance visits such as compressor oil changes, air dryer pressure
valve, final drive oil sampling and changes and brake pad checks and
changes

Person Profile/Experience:
Knowledge and experience of mechanical maintenance and servicing of heavy engines plant or machinery

Qualification Requirements
*NVQ Level 3 or equivalent is a must.

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

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

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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