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Maintenance of Way Maintenance Technical Engineer

Maintenance of Way Maintenance Technical Engineer

  • Location

    Riyadh

  • Sector:

    Construction & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Sam Jordan

  • Contact email:

    sam.jordan@bwpltd.com

  • Contact phone:

    97145560700

  • Job ref:

    36163

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-03

Maintenance of Way – Maintenance Technical Engineer

BWP are currently representing a major Rail provider with an established presence in the Middle East. Due to the continued growth and demands of the business they have a number of exciting opportunities in the region.

Job Title: Maintenance of Way (MoW) Maintenance Technical Engineer  

Reports to: MoW Plant and Depot Manager

Department: MoW, Infrastructure Maintenance  

Job Core Purpose:

  • To undertake, lead and act as Responsible Person for the maintenance and repair of MoW plant and equipment
  • The role will provide technical leadership and support skills development of MoW maintenance technicians, assistants and operating staff both in the field and within workshop environment
  • Role will lead skills and methodology development to ensure repair, maintenance and operational requirements are met while delivering technical growth within the MoW department work in line with the organisations Safety Management Procedures and internal MoW Policy’s and schedule
  • Fulfil the role of technical expert within identified area of specialism to deliver coaching and mentoring to workforce to meet the organisations Competency and Compliance Requirements

Direct Reports (positions): 6

Total (number): 20

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and day to day management of MoW Workshop team ensuring company policies and standards are adhered to
  • Provide technical expertise and specialist knowledge to oversee and undertake heavy maintenance and repair of MoW fleet
  • Support and drive initiatives to reduce machine down time and extend component life by developing and implementing technical and engineering solutions across the MoW Fleet
  • Ensure planned and reactive maintenance activities are undertaken in line with the organisations policies and procedures and assets entering service are fit for purpose and safe for use

Qualifications

  • Trade qualifies (time serviced apprentice with minimum NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification)
  • Apprentice trained, and time served (Electrical / Electro-Mechanical)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in workshop supervision plus 10 years trade experience in repair, maintenance and overhaul of mechanical systems (engines, gearboxes, drive trains etc.), hydraulic systems and electro/mechanical control systems