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C4 Maintenance MB2

Main Purpose

To service maintain, repair and overhaul traction units, components and equipment to specifications laid down by South West Trains.  The C4 Gang carry out the heavy overhaul of the 159, 455 and 442 (Diesel and Electrical) units.  Adhere to Depot protection, quality procedures and rules and regulations in force.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Undertake heavy lifting of vehicles and equipment, repairing and changing components for new or overhauled items.
  • Undertake routine electrical and mechanical maintenance of components and systems, in accordance with exam schedule.
  • Using the correct equipment undertake fault finding tasks.
  • Carry out repairs or additional work arising from the examination (mechanical, electrical or vehicle building)
  • Carry out general cosmetic repairs in the carriages, such as changing light fittings and door locks and replacing windows, trim and lino.
  • Set up electrical contact tips.
  • Prepare trains for service ensuring a clean and presentable environment.
  • Using appropriate paperwork record work carried out and sign on completion.
  • Obtain, use, care for and return all tools and equipment used.
  • Advise Production Manager / Supervisor of any problems or defects identified and any work arising from the issues.
  • Undertake Depot Protection responsibilities as required.
  • Work effectively as part of a team.

Safety Responsibilities

  • Comply with safety systems and responsibilities at all times.
  • Develop a pro-active approach to safety and quality issues.
  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others at all times.
  • Carry out emergency procedures when required.
  • Report any irregularities, faults or unusual occurrences in the prescribed manner, maintaining a written record.
  • Wear uniform and safety clothing, including name badge.
  • Participate in all staff briefings to ensure you are informed of all relevant information.
  • Examine all notices, publications and instructions.

Additional Activities

  • Additional tasks as specified by Local Manager.
  • Principle accountabilities may differ from Depot to Depot and you will be required to sign a formal job description.

Shift Pattern 

Working an average of 37 hours per week over 4 days

Shift work: Days 

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Bournemouth Depot
Nelson Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, BH4 9JA
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    South Western Railway
  • Website Skillset:
    Engineering & Mechanics
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    Bournemouth Depot
  • Salary:
    £29,955 per annum plus regional allowance
  • Closing Date:
    7 August 2020
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