Rolling Stock Engineer

Job Category: Railway Engineering
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: UK
Salary: Competitive Salary Based on Experience


Location UK Wide
Salary DOE

Our global client has a fantastic opportunity for a Rolling Stock Engineer to join their growing Engineering team. The Rolling Stock Engineer – Electrical Traction and Control Equipment will provide engineering leadership, supporting a variety of train systems, with a particular focus on Electrical Traction and Control systems. As part of the Central Engineering Team, you will provide expert level support to achieve effective fleet performance and life cycle costs throughout the Rolling Stock business.
This role can be based at any of their Rolling Stock depots UK wide.

• Undertake investigations of local and multi-fleet engineering issues
• Mitigate associated engineering risks related to safety and technical issues ensuring no additional risks are imported to the operational railway
• Lead investigations into Safety Related Defects / Technical Incidents
• Develop modification procedures required to improve safety and performance issues
• Provide engineering expertise to support the development of maintenance optimization, component overhaul and repair regimes. Utilizing standard engineering tools e.g. RAMS
• Production of specifications for engineering activities
• Production of risk assessments and business cases to support engineering recommendations as required
• Undertake component condition assessments to support the development and improvement of rolling stock maintenance regimes
• Produce recommendations for re-engineering and repair processes as applicable
• Monitor industry practices to identify processes, maintenance and material changes that will improve rolling stock performance and achieve business objectives
• Provision of on-site technical support to key suppliers in support of on-going activities
What experience do you need to apply for the role?

• Proven experience of rolling stock maintenance, planning and IT systems
• Relevant Engineering qualification or equivalent experience
• Experience of Rail Vehicle maintenance
• Previous experience of writing engineering documentation, technical reports, overhaul and maintenance instructions.
• In-depth knowledge of Rolling Stock Maintenance techniques and procedures
• Good communication skills written & oral
• Good knowledge of IT systems/software
• Electro-Mechanical based system knowledge

• Chartered Engineer or working towards chartered status
• Experience with reverse engineering to find alternative suppliers for components, making use of limited information and drawings

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