Rail Maintenance Technician

Salary: £33000.00 - £33000.00 Per Annum
Job Type: Permanent
Location: WS10 0AR
Sector: Rail
Benefits: MML Pension, 25 days Annual Leave, free travel on trams on WM Bus for you and your partner

Rail Maintenance Technician

West Midlands Metro is your ticket to an exciting career in the heart of England's thriving West Midlands region, we are the driving force behind modern, sustainable urban transportation.

Our sleek trams connect cities, towns and most importantly – people!

With a strong presence in the heart of England, we play a crucial role in connecting communities, enhancing mobility, and contributing to the economic development of the region.

West Midlands Metro operates a modern tram network that serves multiple cities and towns within the region, our network is designed to provide fast, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation solutions to residents and visitors alike.

We take pride in offering a safe and comfortable mode of travel that reduces congestion on the roads, lowers carbon emissions, and fosters a greener future for the West Midlands.

We are now recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to support our mission of providing a safe and reliable tram service, providing tram maintenance, repair and an overhaul service for our rolling stock assets.

As our Rail Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for:

  • Performing preventative scheduled maintenance on the trams, working on systems incorporating mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.
  • Performing corrective maintenance on the trams which includes troubleshooting, fault finding and diagnosis techniques using computer equipment and on-tram diagnostics systems, followed by repairs as appropriate.
  • Supporting the testing, commissioning and acceptance of new trams.
  • Recording all work activities including all preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Accurately reporting and recording details of fault finding and diagnosis.
  • Support Rolling Stock Engineering Management in the delivery of the production plan, ensuring exam tasks are being completed in a timely manner.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing continuous improvement activities.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have:  

  • Experience in undertaking preventative and corrective maintenance on high value safety critical equipment.
  • Experience in finding and diagnosing faults in complex mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Experience in the use of computer based diagnostic equipment.

It would be great if you had:

  • Experience in rolling stock maintenance.
  • Mechanical and Electrical ONC or time served apprenticeship with mechanical, electrical disciplines.
  • Engineering based NVQ level 3

Your next career starts here!

West Midlands Metro is the place to be if you're passionate about growth, sustainability, and making a difference in your community, click on “APPLY” today!

Do not delay your application – we reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement when we find a suitable applicant.

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