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Field Maintenance Engineer

Location: Central Rivers, ENG, GB

Field Maintenance Engineer-TWMA-UKCR01746014


Field Maintenance Engineer




With 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Our 39,400 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions.

We want you to be a part of this global and innovative team!

The Field Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring that trains are safe to operate in compliance with the Operators’ safety cases, industry standards and applicable legislations.

This role will be responsible for a group of train systems with the objective to provide a safe, reliable and cost efficient train, meeting the operators’ presentation requirements. In order to deliver this requirement the Field Maintenance Engineer will be required to identify and implement safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety and reliability issues; managed by the utilisation of standard Project Management principles.

The Field Maintenance Engineer will also be expected to undertake work streams to improve the product and deliver customer Variation Orders to improve the margin of the contract.

There is a requirement to support day to day depot operations by resolving Production issues and fitness to run decisions and to undertake out of hours on-call duties as part of this position.

Key Accountabilities

Within the defined group of systems, lead all aspects of train safety from accurate reporting of safety issues to on time implementation of counter-measures.

Use Bombardier project management key processes to plan and implement changes (change management, planning, risks and opportunities management

Support the depot to resolve operational issues and arbitrate fitness to run decisions

Support the project reliability manager to implement containments and counter-measures on identified key reliability failure modes

Lead improvement projects to reduce train maintenance and operation costs


Ideally educated to degree level/HNC/HND in an engineering related subject. Chartered or in process to be chartered

Relevant engineering experience in similar industries (i.e.: public transportation) with some management responsibilities

Good organizational and project management skills.

Strong engineering knowledge of traction and rolling stock systems, and traction and rolling stock maintenance policies and practices.

Understanding of key engineering processes

Problem solving techniques

The role drives for change, the prospective employee should be reasonably autonomous in leading cross functional projects and flexible to changing needs of the depot

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative. You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity. Join a dynamic team, developing the software for multiple projects across the UK, Europe and the world

We are helping to create a better world. By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Posting Date: 17th July 2018 Closing Date: 16th August 2018

Hours: 37 per week Competitive Salary

Job: Maintenance
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Central Rivers
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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