|Job Type:||Full Time|
The holder of this post is responsible for ensuring that maintenance activities of the depot on Fleet rolling stock are carried out safely, timely and to required standards, on a daily basis in order to meet service requirements.
- Prioritising of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in line with available resource and support from the Co-ordinating Manager.
- Ensure targets are met in terms of performance, availability and presentation of stock for business needs.
- Assistance is given as required to engineering, technical and contracted support staff.
- Control use of materials within budget to support rolling stock maintenance.
- Plan and conduct interviews as necessary for staff selection, discipline, poor performance, attendance management, welfare, investigations etc.
- Ensure tasks are allocated to competent personnel.
- Control of work to ensure effective performance and compliance to standards, giving technical guidance to staff to staff including apprentices and contracted staff.
- Deliver staff briefings and TWYM interviews to develop staff.
- Use I.T. systems as necessary to interrogate for information on defects, workload and report on completed work, outstanding or deferred.
- Ensure recording of work is effectively controlled and reported in required timescales using systems/methods in place before rolling stock is returned to service.
- Cover for Co-ordinating Manager as required.
- Ensure all rolling stock is prepared to standards before departure.
- Ensure quality of workmanship is maintained to a high level and quality checks/competency assessments are carried out as required.
- Undertake additional tasks as required by the Depot Manager, applicable to the role.
- Ensure compliance with BS EN 9001:2000 Quality Management System.
- Ensure compliance with BS EN 14001:2004 Environmental Management System.
- Ensure staff dispose of waste in accordance with local instructions.
- Control of contractors in accordance to the SWR Safety and Health manual.
- Promote personal/ workplace safety and ensure PPE is used as required.
- Movements within the maintenance shed involving linking of key staff communications to maintain safety and electrical supplies.
- Examine all safety procedures, notices and instructions.
- Ensure a pro active approach to energy saving and lead by example.
- Maintain all documents and records in accordance with relevant quality procedures e.g. local instructions.
Including but not limited to:
- Technical fault diagnosis influencing safety critical systems/components on rolling stock to enhance reliability and availability.
- Systematic movements of rolling stock and deployment of associated staff.
- Depot procedural application.
- Staff management including discipline, competence, welfare as appropriate.
- Allocation of tasks to effect rolling stock maintenance to meet business needs.
- Command of the depot out of hours with respect to all aspects.
- Appropriate electrical/mechanical engineering qualifications essential.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Report writing skills and a high level of literacy, numeric and I.T skills.
- Technical and practical knowledge of relevant rolling stock highly desirable.
- Understanding of safety legislation and quality procedures.
- Spent at least 3 years in a rolling stock workshop or similar engineering environment with appropriate apprenticeship served being highly desirable.
Average of 42 hours per week.
Working on average 3.5 days a week. 4 shifts on 4 shifts off roster including days and nights.
07:00-19:00 and 19:00-07:00 to provide 24 hour cover.
Applicants requiring a visa must have at least 6 months remaining at the start of employment.
Please note this is 12 month fixed term contract initially but has the potential to be extended to 18 months.