Property Technician

West Midlands Trains has an exciting opportunity for a Property Technician to join our team on a Full-Time, Permanent basis.

You will support the Property Manager by carrying out the physical work involved in the inspection, maintenance and refurbishment of buildings and equipment at West Midlands Trains’ facilities. You will ensure all planned maintenance activities meet statutory requirements. The aims of this multi-skilled role are to maintain assets to ensure safety, to avoid unexpected failures, and repair faults effectively and efficiently to ensure the service is not delayed; to minimise costs incurred due to failures, ensure equipment and facilities are available for use by colleagues, and support the customer experience.

Key elements of the role will include:

  • Carry out planned and reactive maintenance activities across all company infrastructure including stations, depots and administration buildings.
  • This role includes maintenance of specialist depot equipment including Wash Plants, CET, Fuelling systems and other depot plant and equipment.
  • Complete all maintenance tasks that are issued, within own competence.
  • Complete reactive and planned works in a safe manner to a high-quality standard.
  • Communicate with staff and passengers in a professional, polite and helpful manner.
  • Support and assist colleagues in the execution of their works.
  • Complete detailed reports within the CAFM system, ensuring labour hours, materials used, and work carried out are recorded, along with any remedial works required.
  • Work unsupervised and use own initiative whilst managing own workload.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

Required:

  • Time served as electrical or mechanical maintenance apprentice (or equivalent), with equivalent trade qualification.
  • GCSE level 4 / grade C or above in Math’s and English (or equivalent)
  • 18th Edition IET wiring regulations, or willingness and ability to complete qualification to achieve
  • Knowledge of maintenance on industrial plant equipment, including overhead cranes, pump trucks, MEWPS and forklift trucks.
  • Experience of working in an industrial maintenance environment. • Able to interpret and understand operating and technical manuals.
  • Working knowledge of COSHH, working at height & manual handling regulations.
  • Able to work on your own initiative.
  • Ability to recognise internal and external customer requirements, and interact professionally with all stakeholders Page 4 of 7
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Work well independently and in a team.
  • Basic IT skills (including email) and experience of using computer aided facilities management systems and associated devices
  • Hold a full UK driving license with no more than 6 points

Desirable:

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • PTS
  • Certification in IPAF and PASMA
  • Competent in testing and electrical inspection to BS7671
  • Skilled in multiple trades.
  • Experience of working on industrial electrics including installation and maintenance of 3 phase supplies.

What you can expect in return:

In addition to a great salary, we offer a wealth of benefits including:

  • Development opportunities to help further your career
  • Final salary pension.
  • Free travel on all Abellio group trains for you, your partner, and any dependent children.
  • 75% off all other train company travel tickets.
  • Retail discounts.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to high volumes of applications (please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment).

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and ensure no-one receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion and belief, marriage or sexual orientation.

Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Buckinghamshire, England, UK