Vacancy for Service Engineer - Level 1 - Selhurst Repair Shop

Job Reference: GTR/1759
Job Title: Service Engineer - Level 1 - Selhurst Repair Shop
Training Salary: -
Salary: 29,331.00
Location: Selhurst
Hours of Work: Days
Job Expires: 25 Jan 2018 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

The Role

We are currently recruiting a Service Engineer - Level 1 to join our already successful Fleet team at Selhurst. This is a great opportunity to develop your Electrical and Mechanical experience in a new engineering environment. Our engineers are constantly supported in their competences and training, so that we produce excellent work. The size of our train fleet requires a complex engineering support organisation to control activities such as maintenance, engineering support and safety.

If you have applied for this role within the last 6 months, please do not re-apply.

Key Role Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
*Carry out repair work and routine maintenance to specification.
*Carry out fault finding on units.
*Carry out component changes/heavy lift as required.
*Carry out repairs or additional work arising from examination (Mechanical Electrical or Vehicle building).
*Work effectively as part of a team.
*Comply with safety systems and responsibilities.
*Complete paperwork as required.
*Attend failed units outside the depot confines.
*Mentor new entrants.
*Assist as required.

Mandatory Requirements:
*Must have served an apprenticeship or equivalent skills development programme or have transferable experience in an Engineering field.
*Be physically fit and able to pass a medical to Engineering standard.
*Be able to pass DP Track and PTS course unless specifically exempt.

Skills:
*Familiar with rolling stock maintained or repaired by Southern.
*Be willing to learn new skills appropriate to train maintenance.

Personal Attributes
*Teamwork - Interacts with others in a sensitive and effective way, respects and works well with others, creating a sense of team spirit.
*Specialist Knowledge – Understands technical or professional aspects of work and continually maintains technical knowledge.
*Flexibility – Successfully adapts to changing demands, conditions and scenarios.
*Problem Solving - Identifies potential difficulties and their causes. Generates workable solutions and makes rational judgements.
*Action Orientation – Demonstrates a readiness to make decisions, take the initiative and originate action.

In return, you’ll be rewarded with an interesting and varied work schedule, in an environment where learning and progression is actively encouraged. You’ll enjoy great company and industry benefits, including travel on our services (Thameslink, Southern, Great Northern and Gatwick Express) as well as the support of a passionate team. You’ll get a market leading pension, as well as discounts with many retailers.

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