Technician - lvl 3 electrical

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    Up to £26.35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Miller

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Our client in the Rolling Stock sector are lookinf for a Technician to provide technical expertise and support to the depot teams in delivery of contractual obligations for maintenance and service of Metro rolling stock.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical support to the depot teams in the provision of fault finding expertise and assistance with train repair activities.
  • Work with AC and DC motors, Inverters, converters, compressors and air systems.
  • Provide diagnostic and repairs on electronics such as power supplies, rectifying circuits and battery charging circuits to board level.
  • Have extensive knowledge of 3 phase, single phase and DC power systems and control systems.
  • Positioning of fault data into shared drive facility.
  • Carry out fault finding and investigate intermittent faults on vehicles either on depot or in service.
  • Carry out Testing & Re-Commissioning activities on vehicles and trains in accordance with pre-written test and commissioning procedures.
  • Assistance in component change outs, and failure reporting for central systems support and reliability growth teams.
  • Assist with skills development within depots and train care points.
  • Provide on train fault diagnosis/rectification for units in service.
  • Investigate technical problems as instructed by central systems support team.
  • Partake in gathering required data downloads on critical performance systems at all TCC's.
  • Arrange and undertake test runs to assist in fault finding and resolution of faults, in particular the closeout of repeat failures.
  • Functionally test train borne systems with minimal supervision using a variety of techniques and methods, including the use of computer based diagnostics systems.
  • Review and rectify test specifications and documentation for functional tests.
  • Investigate technical problems as instructed by central systems support team.
  • Assist with the validation of documentation issued in support of maintenance and repair activities, special checks, modifications and experiments.
  • Assist in the validation of Maintenance Schedule amendments and other technical instructions.
  • Assists with the validation of locally produced technical instructions.
  • Provide technical support in connection with special checks and experiments.
  • Liaise with the systems support engineers and specialist engineers as necessary, gathering technical information needed to enable technical problems with trains, procedures, materials or component problems to be resolved.
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the Train care Centre quality and safety procedures.
  • Assist in the testing and repair of equipment identified as faulty and removed from trains.
  • Assist the Warranty Engineer in the execution of his responsibilities.
  • Ensures work is performed in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974), Electricity at Work Regulations (1989), Railway Group Standards, and relevant Procedures.
  • Where necessary drive the companies vehicle to attend the Northern Lines outstations

Candidate requirement

Esssential Educational Requirements:

  • City and Guilds Level 3 or HNC/HND in Electrical and Electronics

Desirable Technical Knowledge/Experience:

  • Practical experience and a sound knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering aspects of modern Electric Multiple Units.
  • IT skills - competent user of Personal Computer, including office packages, e-mail and intranet.
  • Previous experience on fault finding.
  • Experience in electronic repair, including soldering
  • Experience on rolling stock.