Skilled Train Maintainer

About the role: 

*Carry out maintenance, servicing, fault finding, repair and overhaul of all traction and rolling stock, components and equipment to approved standards as laid down in the vehicle maintenance instructions, technical specifications and related working procedures.
*Carry out repairs and renewals to depot facilities, utilities, plant and equipment.
*Multi skilled role, requires strong electrical and mechanical skills.
*Minimum qualification NVQ level 3 or equivalent in an engineering discipline.
*Requires work as part of a team and also as an individual to achieve work load.    
*Salary at 75% during training phase of role.

About you:

*Work to the instruction of the Engineering Depot Supervisor (EDS), undertake and work as required subject to competence. 
*Liaise with EDS to determine workload priorities and advise of any difficulties encountered.   
*Servicing, maintenance, fault finding, repair and overhaul of traction and rolling stock and equipment to required specifications and standards as allocated by the EDS.
*Sign off all work done correctly and accurately where required on specified documentation and/or within data collection systems,
*Attend track calls as required/directed if competent.
*Ensure that all appropriate procedures and work instructions are carried out in accordance with documented systems.
*Carry out all safety procedures in accordance with statutory and local requirements. Carry out depot facility and utility repairs/renewals as required/directed.
*Obtain and maintain competence to undertake to undertake depot train movements as required.     *Keep place of work clean and tidy at all times.
*Application of mechanical, electrical, vehicle building and plumbing principles and skills.
*Obtaining, using, caring for and returning all instruments, tools and equipment from storage locations.  *Obtain materials from stores/storage to enable work to be carried out and return of all used spares/parts.
*Operation and maintenance of plant and equipment in accordance with proficiency certification in pace, to include fork trucks and the depot wheel lathe as required.
*Adhere to working instructions and safety, environmental and quality procedures in place. 
*Assist other team members and teams as required/directed. 
*Undertake lower graded work where competent to facilitate completion of required workload.
 *Undertake on the job guidance and mentoring of apprentices, trainees and new starters.
*Patch painting and associated surface preparation where competent.
*Undertake welding, brazing and burning duties where competent.
*Undertake air conditioning maintenance where competent.
*Undertake safety critical work regulations assessment under the guidance of the EDS, taking remedial action where necessary.   

About Northern:

We are transforming and we are on the lookout for smart, forward thinking and motivated people to join us on our journey. You'll help us to grow our business during this exciting time, shaping rail travel in the North and providing our customers with a service to be proud of. If this sounds like you, then you're in the right place. We've got lots of great things planned and we need more like-minded people, contributing fresh ideas, passion and commitment to bring our vision to life. You'll be joining a business that values its people, where hard work is rewarded, and development and progression ensure we retain and attract the very best talent. Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people to work, leisure, education and more every day. Our aim is to connect people to opportunities by providing a reliable and friendly train service. We have made significant progress since we started but there is much more that we want to achieve.

Benefits and Rewards:

By working as part of the Northern team, you will receive the following benefits:
*Free Travel on Northern services for you and your family*
*75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services*
*Pension Scheme
*A generous holiday entitlement
*Maternity and Paternity Benefits - above the statutory minimum
*Full uniform for frontline facing roles *Employee Assistance Programme - operating 24/7, giving a wide range of advice, support and useful information for employees
*And many more!
*Terms and conditions apply

Our selection Process:

Our selection processes are designed to make joining Northern as smooth as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you're the right person to deliver a great service to our customers, but also to make sure we're also the right team for you. Northern is an equal opportunities employer and a promoter of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Your on-line application:

The first thing you need to do is complete our online application form and tell us a little bit more about yourself. Once we have all your details, we will be back in touch to let you know what to expect.