Skilled Engineering Team Members

  • Job Reference: 00004166-1
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2023
  • Recruiter: ScotRail
  • Location: Inverness, Highland
  • Salary: £42,736 to £47,882
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering & Design, Technical & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As key part of the engineering maintenance team, you will be responsible to the Maintenance Team Leader at the Depot, for the maintenance, fault finding and repair of ScotRail vehicles to the prescribes standards. This post involves working directly on Traction & Rolling Stock vehicles safety critical systems. This will require working consistently to prescribed mechanical and electrical engineering standards with the ability to meet deadlines.

To be considered for the skilled posts you must have completed a recognised engineering apprenticeship, achieving Level 3 NVQs (or equivalent) in Electrical & / or Mechanical pathways. Academic qualifications in Electrical/Mechanical engineering to a HNC/NC standard or equivalent are preferred. Applicants with relevant experience will also be considered.

All candidates must be flexible, efficient and enthusiastic with good communication and team working skills. Ideally applicants must also be conversant with ISO 9001 procedures. For the skilled positions you must be able to produce a full copy of trade papers/relevant qualifications prior to assessment centre stage. Due to the demands of the shift-pattern it would be advantageous to have a full driving license and your own transport.

Hours of work: 35-hour week. The post involves working a variety of shift and, also, includes  weekend working.

Reference Salary: A1.3 grade £47,882 per annum on completion of training, training salary £42,736 per annum.  We’ll ensure you’re rewarded for your contribution with a competitive package that includes:

  • Contributory Final Salary Pension scheme
  • Free and reduced rate rail travel for you and your family, where applicable.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Hapi benefits package, offered to everyone at ScotRail

Selection process: Candidates short-listed will be invited to attend an assessment centre. Candidates successful after assessment will be invited to attend an interview. The final stage for successful candidates will be a medical examination and drugs/alcohol screening. Appointees must provide a basic disclosure Scotland check and at least 2 satisfactory references and complete a six-month probation period.

Medical Fitness: Due to the nature of the post and rail industry safety requirements there are certain medical & fitness standards that you would require to meet.