Field Maintenance Engineer

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Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Central Rivers, United Kingdom

Company: Alstom

Req ID:170749 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Field Maintenance Engineer
Requisition ID: 170749

We are hiring a Field Maintenance Engineer, based primarily at our Burton-on-Trent, Central Rivers location.


The role is working as part of a team of Engineers across the DEMU fleet platform (Etches Park & Central Rivers depots) delivering activities and projects to provide a safe, reliable and cost efficient fleet of trains, which meets the Train Operator’s presentation requirements and complies with their Safety Case obligations.


•    Develop and deliver engineering change to improve fleet/system reliability performance, reduce cost of maintenance & deliver customer variation solutions.

•    Identify and implement safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety issues.

•    Planning and delivery readiness (inc. BoM’s, work instructions & configuration) for planned maintenance activities, as defined by the Vehicle Maintenance Instruction. 

•    Ensure that the specified fleet maintenance regime is certificated, adhered to and complies with all relevant legislation, and associated limitations are effectively managed.

•    Use engineering knowledge, problem solving skills, standard project management techniques and awareness of standards and the constraints of the delivery organisation to support, justify and manage changes.

•    Support day to day depot operations teams in resolving arising fleet issues – this includes the requirement to undertake out of hours duties as part of an on-call roster.


•    Achieved or working towards Degree or Higher Certificate in engineering/technical discipline
•    Chartered status or actively working toward chartered status (advantageous)
•    Strong rail vehicle technical knowledge and understanding
•    Experience in fleet maintenance or asset management environment 
•    Experience in project planning, governance and execution
•    Experience in delivering rail vehicle engineering change, including risk assessments and approvals
•    Knowledge of rail industry legislation and safety case obligations.

Posting date: 03/08/2021
Closing date: 01/09/2021
Competitive salary range
Number working hours: 37 

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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