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  • Job reference: RMS0207537

Technician ( Signalling Maintenance)

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/03/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Based in and around South East London , we are recruiting for a Signalling Maintenance Technician, supporting the Team Leader to organise and motivate a specialist Infrastructure Maintenance team ensuring works, that include maintenance and renewal through to inspection and faulting, are carried out safely, efficiently and in line with standards

As a technician you should have at least 1 years experience in railway signalling, together with demonstrable experience of the criteria highlighted below;

This is a crucial front-line role, which calls for a resilient approach. Working on a shift basis, and acting as Team Leader when required, you will be joining a new depot and so represents a great opportunity to help develop and shape the workplace and how it is run.

The Company:
A leading rail sector specialist part of the drive to revitalising Britain's railways, making them safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before as the network continues to grow

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
IRSE Licensed or working towards 'Combined Fault Finding and Maintenance' or can demonstrate that you either held, hold or are working towards a license of any category

Track safety Competencies - PTS DCCR, SCC (Safety Critical Communications), COSS (Controller of Site Safety)

Interlocking - RRI (Route Relay Interlocking), SSI (Solid State Interlocking)

Track Circuits AC 50Hz, EBI200 Single Rail, EBI200 Double Rail, EBI200 Digital

Points Operating Equipment - RCPL (Rail Clamp Point Lock), IBCL (In-Bearer Clamp Lock), Points Fittings, Tubular Stretcher Bars

Testing - SMTH (Signal Maintenance Testing Handbook) Core Skills, TPWS

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 1 or 2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained an appropriate level of knowledge through equivalent relevant experience
Able to lead, motivate and direct a team
Willing and able to drive vehicles

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