Commissioning Technician (rolling stock)

Posted 13 days ago

  • Brent Park, Brent, Greater London, London
  • Contract
  • £19.65 to £25.20 / Per Hour
  • External
  • Expires In 15 days
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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