Rail Technician in London, United Kingdom

Rail Technician

  • Closing Date for Applications -05 January 2020
  • Permanent
  • Engineering Maintenance

This is a chance to build your career in an organisation that matters to millions. To join a city within a city – to create great experiences for the 210,000 (and counting) passengers who pass through our doors each day. Life with us means exploring unlimited opportunities. Making a real difference to people who are travelling to all sorts of places for all sorts of different reasons. And building a diverse community reflecting the passengers we serve.

As the UK’s premier international airport, it’s vital for us to maintain a sharp commercial edge. Join us as a Rail Technician, and you’ll be part of a Rail Engineering team that gets all of our passengers where they want to be – when they need to be there. We’re all about creating positive passenger and customer experiences that play their part in making every journey better, whether we’re looking after maintenance, passenger safety or anything in between. You’ll help us to get the balance right – not least so we can continue investing in our world-class environment. We’re already a profitable airport and, with expansion in the pipeline, this is an exciting time for you to get on board. Not least because you'll be doing work that you can take real pride in as part of a close-knit, supportive team.

Your Role Will Involve:

  • Undertaking planned and reactive maintenance tasks on assets in accordance with allocated target dates to maximise availability and service levels
  • Completing working orders and accurately capturing maintenance history.
  • Identifying and ordering spares or replacement for defective components
  • Supporting other colleagues and apprentices, sharing knowledge and competence, and participate in own and colleague development.
  • Providing an excellent customer experience by communicating with key stakeholders, which will include Rail passengers

These Skills are Essential:

  • Qualification in an appropriate Engineering discipline – Electrical, Mechanical, Electronic, signalling, power or control systems.
  • Being able to make key decisions and take responsibility on outcomes, whilst ensuring work delivered is to a high standard
  • Creativity to proactively deliver solutions to continuously improve our operations and maintain cost, to ensure a high level of service is delivered

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Experience of working in a similar setting or a large complex environment.

Our Rewards:

As well as competitive salaries, we’re committed to providing a whole host of great benefits that make this an even more rewarding place to work. They include an excellent pension scheme, life assurance, access to private health insurance and a share in our success scheme. Not only that, when you get here, we’ll nurture your skills and do all we can to help you reach your full potential.

A career with us also means being part of an organisation that cares about the community. Our plan is to meet growing passenger demand in a sustainable way that creates a positive impact on our community – and the environment. That’s why, by 2030, we want at least half of all journeys to the airport to be made by public and sustainable transport. We have a range of initiatives designed to help people to get to and from work sustainably, from subsidised public transport through to car sharing and a Cycle to Work scheme.

Join us, and you’ll have everything you need to succeed and explore the countless career destinations that are available here.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from a diverse range of individuals. We believe that diverse talent makes us stronger – not least because we welcome passengers from all corners of the globe, every single day. At Heathrow we’re an accessible place to work, driven by inclusivity and celebrating individuality. For more information, please visit our diversity & inclusion page. #LI-POST

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