Tram Fleet Engineer

  • Job Reference: 29/2024
  • Date Posted: 8 May 2024
  • Recruiter: West Midlands Metro
  • Website: https://westmidlandsmetro.com
  • Location: WS10 0AR
  • Salary: £50,000 to £62,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: MML Pension, Annual Leave Pension & Free travel on Tram & WM Bus for y
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Other Rail Jobs, Technical & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Tram Fleet Engineer

Location: Midland Metro Ltd, Wednesbury Depot, Potters Lane, WS10 0AR
Salary: £50,000 - £62,000 per annum, DOE
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Benefits: MML Pension, Annual Leave Pension & Free travel on Tram & WM Bus for you and your partner

West Midlands Metro is your ticket to an exciting career in the heart of England's thriving West Midlands region, we are the driving force behind modern, sustainable urban transportation.

Our sleek trams connect cities, towns and most importantly – people!

With a strong presence in the heart of England, we play a crucial role in connecting communities, enhancing mobility, and contributing to the economic development of the region.

We take pride in offering a safe and comfortable mode of travel that reduces congestion on the roads, lowers carbon emissions, and fosters a greener future for the West Midlands.

We are now recruiting for a Tram Fleet Engineer to support Midland Metro Limited mission to provide a safe and dependable tram service, supporting us with the technical management of the CAF Urbos 3 Tram Fleet under direction of the Rolling Stock Manager.

As one of our Tram Fleet Engineers, you will assume responsibility for:

  • Providing technical support to the Operational and Maintenance teams to support daily operation of the Tram fleet.
  • Ownership of fleet performance and safety.
  • Ensuring in service failures are correctly reported, investigated, rectified, tracked, and closed out.
  • Analysis of fleet data to find any trends to help improve reliability and prevent in service failures.
  • Manage the contractual warranty process between the vehicle OEM and operator / owner.
  • Further develop the maintenance regime, including instructions, procedures, and associated documents to help improve the reliability of the fleet and cost effectiveness of vehicle maintenance.
  • Managing tram modification and enhancement projects.
  • Managing the fleet-specific risk register.
  • Continue to develop and maintain strong working relationships with the vehicle OEM and owner.
  • Working occasional evenings, nights and weekends if required.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have:  

  • At least five years’ experience in a technical engineering position.
  • Experience in finding and diagnosing faults in complex mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Working with rolling stock in a depot environment.
  • Experience of one or more of the following: Reliability Improvement, Maintenance Optimisation, Modifications / Engineering Change.
  • In depth knowledge of rolling stock systems and technologies.
  • Knowledge of Rail Industry standards, in particular, those relevant to light rail.

Your next career starts here!

West Midlands Metro is the place to be if you're passionate about growth, sustainability, and making a difference in your community, click on “APPLY” today!

MML may reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we have we have found the right candidate.

No agencies please.