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Rail: Rolling Stock Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Dean Lawrence

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Rolling Stock Engineer required to manage the new Crossrail Rolling Stock Fleet.
Contract based at Old Oak Common
6 months initially.
Rate Negotiable depending on relevant experience (Inside IR35)
Role Brief:
To manage the new Crossrail Class 345 rolling stock test fleet, providing technical, leadership and project management support to Crossrail rolling stock, depot and stabling matters. The position will also manage the technical interfaces for the introduction of new trains into passenger service. The role will involve regular shift-working and occasional weekend working to support the testing programme.
To support the Senior Fleet Manager in the implementation of the rolling stock Test Fleet into passenger service and to provide technical leadership, project management to the Rolling Stock introduction process, deputising for the senior Fleet Manager as required.
To track monitor and escalate when required, delivery of the Rolling Stock Test obligations contained in Crossrail master test programme.
To manage, keep current and close out as necessary all aspects of the Rolling Stock Test Fleet risks contained in the fleet engineering risk management plan: to establish with the Senior Fleet manager, implement and deliver an internal period reporting system for the Crossrail Test fleet.
Experience Required
Substantial modern rolling stock engineering, technical knowledge especially 25 kV fleets, modern signalling systems (ideally CBTC, ETCS), diagnostics and prognostics.
Strong working knowledge, and direct experience working within routine maintenance railway depot operations, stabling sites, train preparation, remote repair, modification programs and maintenance practices.
Familiarity with UK and international rolling stock standards.
Understanding of safety regime within railway industry and railway operations, particularly national rail operators' safety management systems.