Locomotive Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 622883274-2
  • Date Posted: 12 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Maintech Recruitment
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £30,500 to £34,312
  • Bonus/Benefits: Basic Salary £30,500 + Shift Allowan
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Health and Safety, Project Management, Rail
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship


We are looking for a Locomotive Technician to join our clients busy depot in Peterborough.

Due to an increase in demand the team is growing and if successful you will be part of an established team servicing and refurbishing commercial rail freight, largely working on a planned schedule but at times reactive maintenance will be required.

Our clients global business holds the same values of a family run business and genuinely appreciate their employees and choose to promote from within, so for for those who are looking to further their careers this is a great business to get on board with !

The role as a Locomotive Technician.

Carry out maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and fault finding on locomotives.
Lead engineer for contracts, projects or tasks as necessary to support operational performance.
Part of the Engineering Services On-Call Roster, providing technical assistance over the phone or in the field as required.
Updating SAP system to ensure availability of parts
Inputting of data into the locomotive history tracking system.
Assist other engineers on the team.
Adhere to strict H&S Policy.
Carry audits in line with Company quality management standards and processes.
Work in line with legislation and rail industry requirements. Qualifications & Experience required to be successful in Locomotive Technician's Role

Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent experience ( Mechanical)
BTEC National Certificate /ONC in Engineering or European equivalent.
Personal Track Safety
Driving license The following isn't essential, but it will enhance your application:

FLT License
Crane & Jack Operation experience Benefits to you as a Locomotive Technician.

£30,500 Basic Salary + 12.5% Shift allowance £34,312.50
Mornings & Afternoons + 1 in 5 weekends
Paid overtime.
33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
Death in service, company sickness scheme & shopping discounts. Shift Pattern:

Week 1: Early: Monday - Friday 6am - 2.30pm
Week 2: Afternoon: Monday - Friday 1.30pm - 10pm
Week 3: Early: Monday - Friday 6am - 2.30pm
Week 4: Afternoon: Monday - Friday 1.30pm - 10pm
Week 5: Friday 6am - 2pm Saturday & Sunday 6am- 6pm

If you feel this role is right for you then please contact
Samantha Hincks at Maintech Recruitment.
Call (phone number removed) for more information
Connect with Samantha on Linkedin: Samantha Hincks | LinkedIn
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