Skilled Engineer (Band A)


Job summary

£46,541 pa
Mechanical, Engineering, Quality and Assurance
Electronics, Control Systems
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Since we took over on the East Coast mainline, we've been changing the face of rail travel. Our new Azuma train has brought faster journey times, more space and greater reliability. Our exciting plans to embrace new ideas, experiences, backgrounds and ambitions make this the ideal time to join.

Bringing passion. Being bold. Always caring. Owning it. They're the values that make us LNER.

Are you on board?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band A up in our Aberdeen Clayhills depot.

The Band A Skilled Technician will perform maintenance and repairs to ensure safe maintenance of all rolling stock that passes through the Depot from all our 3rd party customers (Scotrail / Caledonian Sleeper and Hitachi) at Clayhills depot.

Sounds exciting doesn't it? This is a role where we need real support & leadership to improve performance across the depot.

What will you be doing?

• Be a role model and promote safety above all other priorities.
• Perform safety critical inspections, maintenance and repairs on a variety of rolling stock
• Support technical needs of semi-technical team members as needed, including diagnosis and repair, along with documentation support.
• Follow technical guidance (VMI, exam timing, etc) ensuring all maintenance and testing is complete, accurate, and on time.
• Complete paperwork to ensure all documentation is complete and accurate when shift ends.
• Support change management as changes occur, communicating effectively and supporting team members who need assistance.
• Guide semi-technical staff using appropriate behaviour and techniques to ensure good communication, reliability and high morale
• Drive LNER values of Own it, Be Bold, Always Care, and Bring Passion
• Understand and follow ISO 9001 and 14001 standards
• Perform to standards set in KPI measures
Of course, with this being such a key role, there are a few ‘must haves'.

What do we need form you?
• Knowledge of traction and rolling stock systems desirable
• NVQ3 in mechanical/electrical engineering or evidence of working experience equivalent to this level.
• Knowledge of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Standards & Compliance desirable
• Experience of challenging behaviour as appropriate
• Organised
• Lead by example
• IT Literate
• Customer focused

Are you ready to take on Band A responsibilities? Do you want to drive performance across Clayhills?

What you'll get:

• Free travel on LNER + 75% off other companies' tickets (for you & dependents)
• Discounted international train tickets (after one year's service)
• 50% discount on LNER tickets for friends & family
• Generous pension scheme
• Annual cycle to work schemes/electric vehicle scheme
• Discount, savings and cashback scheme from top retailers
• Health & wellbeing schemes and discounts
• Host of training opportunities to help further your career
• Rewards & awards to recognise when you shine
What we believe:

To be the most loved, progressive and responsible train operating company, we must make a meaningful difference – always doing what's right for our customers, our people, the communities and destinations we serve, the future of the industry we lead and the environment we cherish.

We know that our people are the beating heart of everything we do. We are committed to creating an inclusive, engaged culture that supports everyone at every stage of their journey – and ensures that when you're at LNER, you can always be you. No wonder most people never want to leave!

Diversity and inclusion
We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join LNER.

Developing our people
We are focused on creating a learning culture, to support our people to be the best they can be at work by providing them with the tools and resources to navigate their development and career journey.

Health & wellbeing
To create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of our people is of paramount importance to us.

What next?

As we say, we have fantastic opportunities for ambitious people from all sorts of different backgrounds, so now is the time to join the team at LNER – without delay!

Closing date: 12 April 2024

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