Modifications Technician- Edinburgh

Ford & Stanley are seeking both electrical and mechanical Modification Technicians to join one of the leading Rolling Stock manufacturing companies based in Edinburgh

The Opportunity

This is an opportunity to work for a company who have become international market leaders in the design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for rail systems. The Company has a significant presence throughout the UK.

Location (s):


Contract duration:

6 Months Contract - Inside of IR35


Initially days with the potential to move to shifts (This will include days, nights and weekends)

Role and Responsibilities:

Carrying out interior mechanical modifications and refurbishments on a fleet of trams
TPWS (Train protection and Warning Systems), AWS (Automatic Warning Systems), PIS (Passenger Information Systems), Traction, braking, doors, radios, CCTVs, HVAC units DOO (Driver only operations systems) and MVB (communication network system)
Ability to work on both electrical and mechanical modifications
Carrying out work recording via both paperwork and computer (SAP)
Working with a team of people on the trams to keep the ensure continuous improvement of the fleets
Using electrical diagrams/schematic drawings to perform electrical and mechanical modifications on to the Trams.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar position within Rolling Stock, aerospace, trams, or boats.


Ability to read and use diagrams efficiently
Ability to work on both electrical and mechanical modifications
Electrical installation knowledge
Minimum requirements NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
Rolling stock, trams, aerospace, or boat experience

Ford & Stanley Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, gb
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