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Support Technician - Signals

Job Title: Support Technician - Signals
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 029381
Job Published: May 13, 2019 11:11

Job Description

Support Technician - Signals 029381
Organisation - AP SSL Infrastructure
Job - Signal
Position Type - Full Time
Salary: £34,981pa 
Based: 216 Baker Street, London, NW1 


Do you have experience of working in a mechanical/electrical environment? If so we would like to hear from you. 


We have a great opportunity for a Support Technician to work with the Signals Team on the Metropolitan, Circle & Hammersmith and City Lines. Your role will be to provide assistance and support in the delivery of maintenance and installation activities on all field based London Underground Signalling equipment and systems. 





Assist and support in the delivery of maintenance and installation activities on all field based L U Signalling equipment and systems
Prepare tools, equipment and any other resources (equipment is manual or powered)
Assist maintaining equipment to relevant standards and work instructions
Assist with testing to prove conformity to standards
Assist in identifying faulty equipment by means of testing
Assist with checks on equipment for defects and prepare for use prior to installation
Follow and adhere to work directions and instructions
Complete and deliver of all aspects of assigned work
Hold and maintain appropriate licenses 


Skills, Knowledge and Experience: 


You will have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and written (Essential)
Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a safety critical and challenging environment (Essential)
You will be able to work as part of a team (Essential)
Ability to receive, understand and undertake work instructions(Essential)
Demonstrated ability to recognise scenarios /instances where escalation of issues is appropriate(Essential) 


Hold valid Entry Permit/Lucas Card (Desirable)
Hold or ability to hold relevant Track and Safety licences inc. Protecting Workers on Track ( Traffic Hours) (Essential)
You will hold current clean manual driving licence and be willing to drive company vehicles (Essential)
GCSE – in Maths and English or equivalent (Desirable)
Ability to obtain and hold IRSE Licence cat 1.4.100 (Assistant Signalling Maintainer) (Essential) 


Experience of working in a mechanical/electrical environment (Desirable)
Experience of working in a railway environment (Desirable) 


Equality and Diversity 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. 

Application Process 

Please apply using your CV and a two page covering letter. 

Think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience in the advert and cover this in your CV and cover letter. 


The closing date for applications is Friday 17th May 2019 @ 23:59 hours 


Additional Information: 

Grade: SE87 (Days)


This is a Safety Critical Role. In order to be appointed to the post, candidates must successfully pass medical screening and a drugs and alcohol test. 


Due to the expected high response to this vacancy we reserve the right to close this campaign once we have a suitable pool of applicants, which could be prior to the published application date. 



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
29 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays 
Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
Discounted Eurostar travel