Outstations Technician - Clapham

Job Description

Siemens Rolling Stock are currently recruiting for Outstation Technicians to be based from the Clapham Traincare depot. The role of the Outstation Technician is to undertake maintenance of the depot rolling stock and plant and carry out associated activities that support the operation of the depot.


As an Outstation Technician, you will have electrical and mechanical background and experience of fault diagnosis. You don’t have to have background in the rail industry as we will provide you with full training. You will work out of the outstation locations, but your base location will be in the Clapham Traincare Depot.


This is a shift based role where the working pattern consists of permanent days/nights.


What are my Responsibilities?


  • With minimal supervision undertake maintenance and repair of the allocated rolling stock to meet the requirements of the production plan
  • Carry out advanced fault finding and diagnostic activities
  • Assist other team members with the development of technical skills
  • Assist with the provision of technical support at incidents off depot
  • Undertake any other duties as and when required
  • Produce complex, analytical technical reports on fault investigation
  • Specialise in areas of technical expertise
  • Assist with the provision of technical support at incidents off depot
  • Provide first line support at Stations.

What do I need to qualify for the role?


  • Experience in both mechanical and electrical fault finding
  • NVQ level 3 or above in a relevant engineering field
  • Must have relevant experience in a mechanical/electrical engineering environment, ideally within a Rolling Stock maintenance environment
  • Ability to complete all records of actions and operations accurately and to procedures
  • Understands and cares for tools, equipment and PPE as appropriate
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety including bio-hazards, manual handling and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Ability to use a laptop for diagnostic purposes
  • Ability to understand and interpret relevant technical publications
  • Ability to produce extensive technical reports

This is a permanent opportunity and requires working on a shift pattern. We will also require you to complete some mandatory online testing for this role.


Due to the requirements to comply with legal responsibilities imposed on us by the Working Time Regulations, ROGS Regulations and other Railway Group Standards, we advise that successful candidates are based up to 1 hour from the depot.


About us


We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individuals helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.


Want to join us and be a Future Maker?


We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.


What else do you need to know?


Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.


If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Job ID: 177536

Organization: Mobility

Company: SIEMENS MOBILITY LIMITED

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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