Test & Commissioning Technician (Rail / Rolling Stock)

Reference: 631-MH1319
Sector(s): Rolling Stock
Salary: Salary negotiable
Country: United Kingdom
Town/City: Birmingham
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Description

Test and Commissioning Technician (Rail / Rolling Stock) - Birmingham (Wednesbury).

Our client is a renown train / Rail company who is who is witnessing a great expansion period at the moment. We are currently looking for several Test and Commissioning Technicians (Mechatronics) to test the new trains before they enter into service.


This is an outstanding opportunity to learn a lot from a technical point of view on the State of the Art train technology. There will be an extensive period of training for 3 to 5 months provided by the company.Join a company with great career and development prospects.Truly enhancing your multidisciplinary skills and knowledge in the various mechatronics fields.A job that is different every day and where you will learn something new most of the time.You will be working on high profile projectsFriendly team with good energyGood salary increase


As Test Technician, you will be responsible for taking the trains one by one from the production team and carrying out a structured, purpose written test plan in order to ensure that every single system on the train is in full working order before handing over to the Depot.

The testing will involve all the trains sub-systems: electrical, electronics, software, communications, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.

Carry out on-board testing for several test trains before their release into service.Ability to work at complex level tasks involving troubleshooting, testing, quality control, tuning, complicated repairs, interacting with production supervisor to discuss and/or resolve problems.Ensures that assignments are completed in the established time standards.Fills test reports, internal adjustments, and pending job information accurately


Contract: PermanentLocation: The role will be based in Wednesbury (North West Birmingham) but during the first initial months the technician will undergo an extensive training period in the company’s production and test centre in Europe (return trips to the UK + accommodation + daily bonus will be paid during this period). The training period will last 3 to 5 months.Working time: the work will be arranged in shifts, mainly morning, but also afternoon nights and some week-ends too depending on the end client's requirements and the track availability.


Minimum NVQ level 3 in disciplines such as: Electromechanical, Electronics / Electronic, Electrical, Mechanical, Automation, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Power, Microcontrollers / PLCs, Aviation, Transportation, etc.Previous experience in Railway / Rolling Stock / trains or similar industries: Military, Aviation, Aerospace, Naval, Submarine, Ships, Aircrafts, Helicopters, Industry / Industrial, Plant, Robots, Control systems, Transportation, Microcontrollers / PLCs.Previous experience as: Test / Commissioning Technician, Maintenance Technician, Service Technician, Project Technician, Field Technician, Installation Technician, Electrical Technician, Mechanical Technician, E&I Technician, Automation Technician, Electrician, Electronician, Rail Technician, Train Technician, Locomotive Technician, etcCompetent to carry out work solely and to an advanced level.