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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Mechanical Technician


Job Description:

Mechanical Technician

Night Shift

Depot Based

£19.84 p/h PAYE - £26.59 p/h Umbrella


Orion Rail has a fantastic opportunity on behalf of our leading UK Rail client, to provide the required support and maintenance for their customers and products at both UK sites & customer locations.

As the Mechanical Technician, you will be required to run maintenance procedures, diagnostic testing, and mechanical duties on Diesel Engines.

If you have experience and knowledge of Diesel Engines, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Mechanical Technician Duties:

  • Update and maintain Diesel Engines per manufacturer specifications and requirements
  • The scope of this activity includes the initial preparation of work and organisation of workflow
  • Day-to-day liaising with customers and keeping accurate, concise records of work completed.
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Prioritise safety, innovation for customers, operational excellence, and teamwork.

Qualifications /Education for the Mechanical Technician position:

  • At least 2 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Mechanical and/or Electrical engineering ONC, or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification.
  • HNC/HND level / NVQ Level 4 / Foundation degree.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience of the Mechanical Technician:

  • Outstanding technical attributes & an aptitude for fault finding on Diesel Engines.
  • Significant technical ability in Diesel Engines
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety legislation.
  • Ability to train others.
  • IT skills (particularly MS Excel and Laptop/Tablet computers)
  • Ability to compile technical reports.
  • Ability to efficiently organise own workload.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Essential Requirements for the Mechanical Technician:

  • Drivers License
  • NVQ 3 in Engineering or Equivalent
  • Good Customer Service Skill

Please call Abby Maslin or the Rail Team at Orion Rail Reading for more details or to make an application for the job role! 

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level