Technical Riding Inspector

Job Details
  • 3936 Arriva TrainCare
  • Cambridge
  • Permanent
  • £40,971 + a generous range of benefits

Technical Riding Inspector - Rail / Rolling Stock

As Technical Riding Inspector, primarily operating from our Cambridge depot, you will provide technical support to our customer’s maintenance control regarding in service issues with the CL170 fleet.

You’ll receive a salary of £40,971 plus a generous range of benefits including:

  • 26 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Pension, life and healthcare cover
  • Arriva Travel Pass
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Arriva Village retailer discount scheme

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working an average of 40.5 hours per week, 7am to 7pm on a 4 on 4 off shift roster.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.

What will the role of Technical Riding Inspector - Rail / Rolling Stock entail?

Reporting to the Depot Manager, your duties will include:

  • Responsibility for technical engineering support of CL170 to achieve the highest possible performance and reliability, to include inspection, fault diagnosis and solution development to technical and tooling issues.
  • Informing maintenance control of any technical issues raised to them by drivers / train crew and offer a solution / repair where possible.
  • Undertaking Depot Designated Person (DP) duties for the arrival and departure of sets that operate outside of the night shift rostered times.
  • Coaching and mentoring team members, helping develop the technical abilities of Technicians.

What will I need to be considered for this Technical Riding Inspector - Rail / Rolling Stock role?

  • Proven experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle in traffic fault rectification
  • Minimum of a Level 3 qualification in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification Traction and Rolling stock or recognised apprenticeship
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and provide technical solutions to problems
  • Understanding of engineering, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Knowledge of applicable health, safety and environmental standards and requirements, including ISO 9001 and 14001
  • Good IT skills, in all aspects of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) and depot IT systems
  • Full UK driving licence

More about us:

Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry, operating from 6 depot locations in the UK. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation is going through a massive transformation at real pace; growing year on year, with a strong order book for 2020 and beyond.

Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year. You’ll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;

  • One Arriva - We work as one team, ‘together we are Arriva’.
  • Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day.
  • Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first.
  • Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.

Arriva is committed to diversity, if you’re good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you’re welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV for this Technical Riding Inspector vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.

All applications for this Technical Riding Inspector - Rail / Rolling Stock vacancy are to be submitted online.

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