Wagon Technician Etihad Rail UAE

Etihad Rail is actively hiring suitable candidate for the job role of a Wagon Technician to work at Al Faya Depot Abu Dhabi. The selected candidate will be responsible to carry maintenance and repairs on all types of wagons, rolling stock, plant and equipment. This vacancy has just been announced on Etihad rail’s career page and is open for applications.

Purpose of A Wagon Technician

  • In conjunction with the Fleet Foreman and other technicians, carry out day to day maintenance, servicing and repairs on all types of wagons, rolling stock, plant and equipment.
  • Travel out to remote locations in order to carry out repairs or to recover failed rolling stock and equipment.

Job Duties of A Wagon Technician

  • Prepare for & complete maintenance tasks in accordance with laid down specifications & maintenance instructions and as directed by the Team Leader.
  • Ensure all work undertaken is recorded in the maintenance management system and relevant work orders signed for.
  • Carry out fault finding and repair work as required.
  • Carry out modifications and enhancements to rolling stock.
  • Operation and servicing of depot plant and equipment.
  • Provide technical assistance on board train services.
  • Attend satellite locations to assist in the recovery of rolling stock and equipment.
  • Undertake shunting and driving duties as required.
  • Provide training and guidance to other rolling stock technicians.
  • Engage in and maintain competence skills in relation to vehicle maintenance.
  • Engage in versatility training in order to add additional competences e.g. mechanical skills, electrical skills, non destructive testing, welding, lathe operator, lifting equipment operator etc.
  • Engage incontinuous Improvement culture, fully engaging in the process of sharing best practice.
  • Protect and maintain the depot’s tools and equipment in a serviceable condition.
  • Collect and record statistical data as required.
  • Be part of a team and encourage team working.
  • Work a shift roster in order to cover a 24/7 operation.
  • Report unsafe acts and unserviceable equipment promptly.
  • Be responsible for your own and others safety.

Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum a high school.
  • Apprentice trained / technical or vocational diploma.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in rolling stock maintenance, mainly on the Wagons side.
  • Full driving license.

Skills Desired

  • Multi skilled over a number of disciplines.
  • Working in harsh environments.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team & on an individual basis.
  • English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skill.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills.

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