Technical Trainer and Assessor

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Date: 08-Sep-2022

Location: Ilford, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:350322 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Technical Trainer and Assessor 
Requisition ID: 350322


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Technical Trainer and Assessor based in Ilford, London, United Kingdom.


Purpose of the role:

To assist the Training and Competence Manager in ensuring that staff working on Ilford and Seven Kings Projects and other relevant projects are technically trained and demonstrably competent to carry out their tasks and responsibilities in line with current legislation and industry standards. 

To ensure that training and assessments are carried out with minimum disruption to production and that the relevant documentation and systems are maintained and kept up to date. 

To lead on the development of technical training (E-learning packages, theoretical classroom training, practical on-site delivery) and support in the development of safety critical assessments.



•    Carry out competence assessments on staff, certify competence and ensure records are maintained to an auditable standard that meets requirement of current legislation
•    Carry out risk assessments on appropriate work tasks at all depots as required
•    Develop and deliver training courses e.g. technical VIT courses, systems training, software training, plant and equipment training
•    Carry out in-process audits, product assurance and compliance checks 
•    Input and maintain data in technical competency and learning management systems to support the needs of the depot and the team
•    Support with the Internal Verification process of technical training and assessment
•    Travel between relevant Depots to fulfill Training and Assessment responsibilities
•    Integrate with technical depot staff across multiple projects to keep knowledge of software and systems current and valid


•    Assessment Qualification (D32/33, A1 or equivalent)
•    Training Qualification in Training Techniques and Processes (City and Guilds 7331 or equivalent)
•    Level 3 NVQ in Engineering or Equivalent
•    Experience in QHSE site-based requirements
•    (Level 4 Internal Verification Qualification – desirable)
•    Good knowledge of the railway industry and of its trends with specific reference to train maintenance
•    Engineering background and experience (Mechanical/Electrical etc.)
•    Knowledge of IT software (MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
•    Knowledge of software and systems relating to Aventra Platform - desirable
•    Fluent English (negotiation level required)

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​