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Fleet Engineer – EMU

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Leading Fleet Engineering activities for GWR's Electric Multiple Unit [EMU] fleet including the new FLEX Tri Mode fleet which operate in the Thames Valley. The role will manage the technical engineering and safety requirements of GWR's SMS.
  • Managing technical engineering, safety monitoring, management of change and performance improvement initiatives for GWR''s multiple unit fleets.
  • To ensure that safety related issues are appropriately identified, investigated, and addressed in order to maintain an acceptable safety performance.
  • Representing GWR at relevant industry groups
  • Facilitating the Depot Engineering Managers and their teams in identifying, developing, and implementing appropriate technical and non-technical initiatives to improve performance

You'll need to be:

  • A motivated and committed individual with a proven technical background in T&RS preferably with experience of electric traction.
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and able to effectively lead both the team reporting to the role and ad-hoc inter directorate teams to identify and resolve safety issues whilst developing reliability improvement plans
  • A qualified technician in railway T&RS maintenance and repair having served a recognised engineering apprenticeship or qualified to NVQ level 3 in engineering competencies
  • Flexible and able to demonstrate experience of working independently and as a team

As a minimum you'll need to have:

  • A good understanding of Railway Engineering standards and approvals regimes
  • Effective verbal, written and IT skills.
  • Technical knowledge of Multiple Unit fleets
  • A good understanding of GWR's and the wider industry safety management systems

Additional Information:

This position is available as a six-month secondment.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible in approach to work and be able to work varied shifts and/or provide out of hours attendance. On occasion you may be required to work away from home location for short periods of time.

For further information please contact Richard Holmes, Fleet Engineering Manager on 07771 828786.

For more information regarding the application process please contact the Group Resourcing Team on 01793 425669 or careers@firstgroup.com


 
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Milford House, Swindon
Milford House, 1 Milford Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK, SN1 1HL
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  • Ref:
    011167
  • Company:
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Secondment
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    37
  • Location:
    Milford House, Swindon
  • If temporary, length of contract:
    6 months
  • Closing Date:
    22 November 2019
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