Share this Job

Field Maintenance Engineer (FME) / Project Engineer

Location: London, ENG, GB

Field Maintenance Engineer (FME) / Project Engineer-TUKR-UKLD02239165


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Field Maintenance Engineer/Project Engineer based at our London locations.


In this role, you would be responsible for supporting day to day depot operations by resolving Production issues and fitness to run decisions. You will also need to identify and implement safe, cost effective, containments and counter-measures to identified product safety and reliability issues; managed by the utilisation of standard Project Management principles. The Field Maintenance Engineer will also be in charge of undertaking work streams to improve the product and deliver customer Variation Orders to improve the margin of the contract.


• Identify and implement safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety issues and track them through from accurate reporting of the safety issues to on time implementation of countermeasures.
• Develop and deliver engineering change to improve fleet/system reliability & performance, reduce cost of maintenance & deliver customer variation solutions. (change management, planning and opportunities management).
• Support the depot to resolve operational issues and arbitrate fitness to run decisions. Planning and delivery readiness (incl. BoM’s, work instructions & configuration) for planned maintenance activities, as defined by the Vehicle Maintenance Schedule.
• Support the Project Reliability Board to implement containments and countermeasures on identified key reliability failure modes.
• Lead improvement projects to reduce train maintenance and operation costs, whilst ensuring that the specified fleet maintenance regime is certificated, adhered to, and complies with all relevant legislation, and associated limitations are effectively managed through controls such as concessions.
• Implement customer variation orders, train presentation / customer ambience improvements as well as identification and follow through of Risk and opportunity management to improve Safety, Reliability & Profitability of the trains.
• Incident Root cause analysis and performance attribution IAW The railway group standards i.e. ‘The Rule Book’.
• Support day to day depot operations teams in resolving arising fleet issues – this could include the requirement to undertake out of hours on-call / nightshift duties as part of a roster.



• Degree level/HNC/HND in an engineering related subject.
• Achieved or working towards Degree or Higher Certificate in engineering/technical discipline.
• Experience in fleet maintenance or asset management environment.
• Experience in organisation and project planning/ management skills, governance, and execution.
• Strong engineering knowledge of traction and rolling stock systems, and traction and rolling stock maintenance policies and practices.
• Understanding of key engineering processes (ex: risk assessments, FMECA etc.) and standards.
• Problem solving abilities and practical experience of root cause analysis 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 business.
• Computer literate (MS Windows + Office, Maximo, SAP).
• Language skills: full working proficiency in English.


• Experience in delivering rail vehicle engineering change, including risk assessments and approvals thereof.
• Knowledge of rail industry legislation and safety case obligations.
• Relevant engineering experience in similar industries (i.e.: public transportation) with some management responsibilities.
• Demonstrable use of engineering knowledge, problem solving skills, standard project management techniques and awareness of standards and the constraints of the delivery organisation to support, justify and manage changes.


• You will work together with an highly experienced, ambitious and devoted team;
• You will have a chance to gain experience working with in a large and ever growing international company.



Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

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

Job Segment: Genetics, Project Engineer, Maintenance, Engineer, Field Engineer, Science, Engineering, Manufacturing