Maintenance Engineer

Recruiter
ATA Recruitment Ltd
Location
Croydon
Salary
£36k - 40k per year
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Maintenance Engineer Croydon ''Full training and superb career progression for experienced Maintenance Engineers looking to transfer their skills to a dynamic and growing industry.'' THE COMPANY You will be joining the largest train operating company in the UK. They have invested heavily in a brand-new fleet of passenger trains with the latest on-board technology and are also undergoing a £multi-million upgrade programme to bring existing fleets up to an equally high specification. Operating across a huge network, the rolling stock is serviced and maintained at purpose built depots and you'll be based at their largest site where in-depth fault finding, maintenance and repair of electrical systems takes place. You'll be mentored by experts in rail engineering and work in a dedicated team where you can expect to learn something new every day and contribute to continuous improvement activities that will shape the future performance and growth plans of this progressive and service focused business. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE You're the ideal Maintenance Engineer if you have serviced and maintained electrical systems on heavy plant, vehicles or equipment. You'll enjoy working as part of team and be adaptable to changing priorities. The ability to follow technical instructions is essential as is your commitment to meeting safety and quality standards. Equally important to your technical skills is a positive and proactive attitude that will enable you to learn new skills and progress in a long-term career. THE ROLE As a Maintenance Engineer your objective will be to fault find, service, repair and test electrical systems on passenger trains. You will utilise a variety of measurement and diagnostic tools to complete the task and meet targets to ensure trains are returned to service as scheduled. Safety, performance and reliability are critical measures so you will be following robust processes and procedures to ensure these are maintained. There will be plenty of opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills as you shadow senior technicians and complete a comprehensive and ongoing training plan that will enable you to progress. The depot is a 24/7 operation so you will be working shifts. THE REQUIREMENTS You are the Maintenance Engineer that I am looking for if you have an NVQ Level 3, full apprenticeship or equivalent in an engineering discipline and are dual skilled or have an electrical bias. Experience of maintaining electrical systems on heavy plant, vehicles or equipment is required so a background in the Armed Forces, Aviation, Aerospace or Production is ideal. If successful, you will need to pass a medical that will test eyesight, hearing and mobility plus drugs and alcohol. THE PACKAGE You will have a starting salary of £36,000 plus superb perks including free travel for you and your family, final salary pension plus of whole suite of benefits. There is plenty of overtime if you want it with average earnings exceeding £46,000 per annum. If you're ready to submit your application for the role of Maintenance Engineer, click ''Apply'' below or send your CV direct to If you're on the fence and want some more information, or don't yet have an up to date CV, please give me a call on

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