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Fleet Technician

Job Title: Fleet Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 36000-41840
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 029886
Job Published: April 11, 2019 14:32

Job Description

Fleet Technician 029886
Organisation - London Trams Infrastructure Management
Job - Rolling Stock
Position Type - Full Time
Location: Croydon (Greater London)  
Overview of role
London Trams (LT) is a busy and vibrant business unit within London Rail responsible for the safe, efficient operation and maintenance of London Tram vehicles. The network, operating in London Borough of Croydon and surrounding areas, currently extends to 28km of track, running 35 vehicles carrying estimated 31m passengers per annum.
As a Fleet Technician you will ensure that the fleet assets of London Trams (LT) including associated assets and interfaces are maintained within established tolerance levels. This will be managed through the systematic inspection and maintenance of the assets, documentation of inspections and maintenance works.

You will be responsible for carrying out all works required to deliver service to meet the business requirements. Additionally you will carry out safety critical activities as outlined in the Railways and Other Guided Transport Systems (Safety) Regulations 2006 (ROGS). 

The successful candidate will be required to work a shifted roster to support the 24/7 operation of the depot environment.
Salary starts at £36,000 and rises to £41, 840 after 6 month probation period including the attainment of competency within this period. 
A 24% shift allowance will be added to the base salary above. Circa £51,000. 
Key Accountabilities
Ensure all inspection, maintenance, fault finding and upgrade works are undertaken to a high standard in line with defined standards, best practice and within specified timescales.
Responsible for the safety of own work, worksite, personal safety and that of associated persons.
Work with the asset management system (Ellipse) to receive work orders, obtain vehicle history data, and generate completed work returns.
Undertake inspection, maintenance and repair of the Fleet vehicles to ensure that the asset condition is supportive of a safe, reliable and efficient service to passengers.
Inform the Service Delivery Manager of deficiencies or deterioration in asset condition along with proposed remediation and timescales.
Operate relevant mechanical plant and equipment as required.
Skills, Knowledge, Experience
Candidates from the following industries will be considered: 

Ex Forces Mechanical or Electrical Technicians
Rolling Stock 
Mechanical or Electrical Technicians who hold a Level 3 NVQ
Electrical, electronic, or mechanical skills relevant to an engineering maintenance environment (Essential).
Relevant engineering experience i.e. Rolling stock, Ex Forces, Aviation or Maritime.
A self-starter capable of working on their own initiative.
Able to understand maintenance instructions and procedures.
Ability to be flexible & supportive to ensure team success.
Good record keeping.
Ability to work as a part of a highly focussed team.
Able to manage time and work to tight timescales.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Technical mechanical/electrical qualifications NVQ L3 equivalent or above (Essential).
Knowledge of safety legislation and quality management procedures.
Able to explain requirements concisely and influence others of good practise.
Experienced in the use of standard software packages including Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Project and relevant industry software.
Application Process
Note: Short listing is carried out on the basis of the information that you provide in this section. Please include ALL relevant information against the criteria, even if it is stated elsewhere in your application.
Apply using a two page CV and covering letter.
Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV reflects the requirements of the role.
If your application is successful, you'll have to pass pre-employment checks. For example, we will check your references and qualifications, your right to work in the UK and in some cases require a medical or Criminal Records Bureau check.
All candidates will have to undertake a Drugs and Alcohol related medical.
We will endeavour to give candidates as much notice as possible but some interviews/assessments will be organised at short notice and may require a degree of flexibility.
Closing date: 25th April 2019 @23.59hrs
We reserve the right to close the application window early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.  
We aspire to be as diverse as the city we serve, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow.  Rewards vary according to the business area  but mostly include:


Final salary pension scheme

Free travel for you on the TfL network

A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan

30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays

Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional)

Tax-efficient childcare payments

Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme

Retail, health, leisure and travel offers

Discounted Eurostar travel

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