Property Artisan Technician [31707]

Job reference: SYS-7398

Location Watford
Business Area / Department Customer Services ~ Customer Service
Salary & Benefits Salary up to £39,000. (Dependent on experience and will require approval at our remuneration committee)
Closing Date 26/10/2021
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Property Artisan Technician [31707]

Job reference: SYS-7398

Calling all Property Artisan Technicians to join us at West Midlands Trains (WMT) for an exciting opportunity to join the Property Team at Watford on a Full-Time, Permanent basis.

We’re looking for the ideal candidate to carry out planned and reactive maintenance and refurbishment of stations, train maintenance depot and administration buildings. Conduct fault finding, planned and reactive maintenance to depot plant machinery and equipment including FLTs, pump trucks, MEWPs, Overhead Crane, CET (suction pump system), Washplants and fuel systems. Ensure all planned maintenance activities meet statutory requirements. The aims of the role are to maintain assets to ensure safety, to avoid unexpected failures, and repair faults effectively and efficiently to ensure the service is not delayed, to minimise costs incurred due to failures, ensure equipment and facilities are available for use by colleagues, and support the customer experience.

The Property Artisan Technician will require:

• Time served as electrical or mechanical maintenance apprentice (or equivalent), with equivalent trade qualification.
• GCSE level 4 / grade C or above in Math’s and English (or equivalent)
• 18th Edition IET wiring regulations, or willingness and ability to complete qualification to achieve
• Knowledge of maintenance on industrial plant equipment, including overhead cranes, pump trucks, MEWPS and forklift trucks.
• Experience of working in an industrial maintenance environment.
• Able to interpret and understand operating and technical manuals.
• Working knowledge of COSHH, working at height & manual handling regulations.
• Able to work on your own initiative.
• Ability to recognise internal and external customer requirements, and interact professionally with all stakeholders Page 4 of 7
• Good communication skills, written and verbal.
• Work well independently and in a team.
• Basic IT skills (including email) and experience of using computer aided facilities management systems and associated devices
• Hold a full UK driving license with no more than 6 points.

In return we will offer in addition to a competitive salary a wealth of benefits including free travel on West Midlands Trains and other Abellio group trains for you, your partner and any dependent children in addition to a 75% discount on all other train operating companies over most of the UK rail network, enrolment of our West Midland Railways Pension Scheme and our pension salary sacrifice scheme – Smart Pensions.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to high volumes of applications (please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment).

Applications will be considered from internal colleagues with 6 months experience after completion of their probationary period and a full check of absence and disciplinary records.