Vacancy for Assistant Service Engineer - Level 2 - Selhurst Repair Shop (Temp to Perm)

Job Reference: GTR/2178
Job Title: Assistant Service Engineer - Level 2 - Selhurst Repair Shop (Temp to Perm)
Training Salary: -
Salary: 30,155.00
Location: Selhurst
Hours of Work: Early/Lates
Job Expires: 22 Nov 2018 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

We are currently recruiting for Assistant Service Engineers - Level 2 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.

This role is a temp to perm role.  You will be offered a fixed term contract for 6 months and a review will take place at the end of the 6 months where a decision will be made whether to offer you a permanent placement with GTR.

What we can offer you:

  • Final salary pension
  • Area allowance
  • Free travel on GTR and sister groups
  • 75% off travel on other train operating companies
  • Benefits package

Key Role Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

The principal purpose will be to carry out repair work and routine maintenance, safety on trains to quality and fleet standards specification primarily on 377 units.

  • Carry out component changes/heavy lift.
  • Carry out examination on trains for faults.
  • Comply with safety systems and procedures.
  • Assist other team members as required.
  • Record information accurately for work done.
  • Provide information and regular feedback on work in progress and work done to team leader.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.
  • Use plant and equipment in accordance with your individual competence.
  • Carry out general duties as required

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Experience/appreciation of semi-skilled mechanical/electrical work.
  • DPTS required.
  • Needs to be a good communicator both written and verbally

Skills:
Familiar with rolling stock maintained at the depot

Personal Attributes:

  • Teamwork – Interacts with other in a sensitive & effective way; respects & works well wit h others creating a sense of team spirit.
  • Quality Orientation – Shows awareness of goals & standards, ensuring that quality and productivity standards are met.
  • Flexibility – Successfully adapts to changing demands, conditions and scenarios.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies potential difficulties and their causes and generates workable solutions making rational judgements.
  • Personal Motivation (Results Driven) – Commits self to work hard towards goals, displays a high degree of personal enthusiasm & commitment to the Company.

* subject to terms and conditions

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