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Rail: Rolling Stock Testing Support Assistant: Stratford

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Rail: Rolling Stock Testing Support Assistant: Stratford

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  • Sector:

    Rail & Civil Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £1 - £2 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rosie Wilkinson

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


There is a requirement for a Rolling Stock Testing Support Assistant to come onto the Crossrail project on a Fixed-term Contract in Stratford for at least 6-months.

Role Brief:

  • The client has a core team responsible for testing and commissioning of the Central Operating Section and a rolling stock team responsible for delivering and commissioning of the new Crossrail Class 345 Units.
  • This role will be part of the rolling stock team tasked with supporting the COS Testing & Commissioning process.
  • Work collaboratively with other Crossrail teams and suppliers to develop and deliver an integrated testing and commissioning plan for the COS.
  • Actively manage Bombardier to ensure they deliver their commitments required to allow the successful testing and commissioning of the COS.
  • Work alongside Crossrail's Testing & Commissioning teams ensuring that any issues are fed-back and suitably addressed.
  • Highlight any specific Risk and Safety concerns and be actively involved in providing mitigating solutions.
  • Work as part of a small team based in North West London. You will be required to be on-call some evening and weekends. This will also require some remote working / reporting.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of rail delivery projects.
  • An understanding of asset management systems - Maximo or similar database - would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of schedule management, risk / issue management, budgetary control, approvals & acceptance, quality and safety matters.
  • Educated to HNC or Degree level in a mechanical, electrical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Awareness of the safety regime within the railway industry, railway operations, engineering or manufacturing environments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication skills (verbal and written), at all levels.
  • Strong influencing skills and an effective team player.
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders and deal with competing interests in an inclusive and pragmatic manner.
  • Ability to give pragmatic and timely technical support advice to internal and external parties.