West Midlands Metro is the name for the region’s popular and growing tram network, operated by Midland Metro Limited. Midland Metro Ltd is owned by the West Midlands Combined Authority. It is an inspiring time for Midland Metro Ltd as the Combined Authority delivers a £1.3 billion investment plan set to significantly expand the tram network, bringing even greater connectivity to people, places and business.
We are currently recruiting for a Fleet Introduction Engineer to join our Engineering - Rolling Stock team in Wednesbury. The purpose of this role is to ensure the introduction into service of the new CAF Urbos tram fleet.
Oversee the day to day testing and commissioning programme being carried out by the 3GT tram manufacturer.
Chair and lead regular testing and commissioning briefings on behalf of the operator.
Work closely with the manufacturers engineering and commissioning teams in order to facilitate knowledge transfer.
Work closely with the owner’s team in order to audit the construction of the tram fleet.
Carry out fleet acceptance inspections in conjunction with the owner’s team.
Working closely with the Technical Trainers and Assessors to develop and deliver training courses on the new tram fleet.
Support the continued development of the safety management system (SMS) for the new fleet to be introduced into service.
International travel to Europe is foreseen as part of this role.
Please see the full list of responsibilities on the Job Description attached.
What you’ll need:
Experience in the introduction, testing, commissioning and depot readiness of new rolling stock.
Experience in understanding and developing preventative and corrective maintenance. procedures on high value safety critical equipment.
Experience in finding and diagnosing faults in complex mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Time served Engineering Apprenticeship.
Further education qualification in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
Experience of leading others.
Knowledge of, and compliance with, railway rules and regulations.
Must hold a Full UK Driving Licence.
What we offer in return?
25 days holiday + bank holidays;
Free travel on West Midlands trams and buses for you and your partner;
Contributory Pension Scheme;
Discounted Gym Membership.
24/7 365 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
If you are interested and want to support West Midlands Metro’s mission, which is to provide a safe and dependable tram service, we’d love to hear from you!
Closing Date: 5th November 2020
Interviews may be held from the week commencing 9th November 2020