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Depot Facilities Technician 3 1Shift evenings

Cambridge LMD,Central Depots
Full time
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Greater Anglia
Transport, shipping & logistics
1,001-5,000 employees
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Greater Anglia operates a busy railway network from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England. We have a high standard of service for our customers throughout their journey experience so they can sit back relax and travel with confidence. Not to mention a whole new set of modernised greener trains, it’s never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Do you want to be part of the journey? Come along and join Greater Anglia!  

We have a fantastic opportunity for skilled Technicians to join our Asset Management Depot Facilities Team. We have vacancies at Cambridge, LMD and Central Depots. 

The Role 

As a Depot Facilities Technician you will be responsible for providing an outstanding contribution to the Asset Management Department by undertaking both planned maintenance and reactive repairs as required. 

As part of this role, you will be responsible for providing maintenance and repair of the vast amount of equipment that has been purchased in support of our new train fleet. 

Within this role, duties will include the provision of planned preventative maintenance, and reactive repairs to building services, fixed plant, and equipment such as Cet, fuel, Adblue and tanking facilities across G.A depots and sidings. 

A good understanding of PLC operated systems is a requirement for the role, and the successful colleague will be expected to both maintain and repair plumbing and drainage and water distribution systems,heating,lighting and ventilation equipment and more specialist plant utilising vacuum and compressed air.

Please note that this is a role has evening shifts  to be confirmed after discussion with candidates but are likely to be between 2pm and midnight.

What we are looking for 

We are looking for a multi skilled technician with both electrical and mechanical qualifications to NVQ Level 3, or equivalent, and preferably with experience working in a rail environment.Experience of pneumatic,hydraulic and vacuum pumping systems is desirable.

Having your own means of transport needed in this role, to enable you to get to the various locations at out of hours, as part of the on-call provision. 

The closing date for all completed applications is on  Friday 31st May 2024

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications* 

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four values to life in your everyday work: 

  •         Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful 

  •         Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises 

  •         Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive 

  •         Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity 

Greater Anglia offer a healthy work life balance, holiday entitlement and an environment where you can learn, develop, and grow in your career. If you think you would be a great addition to GA then apply now! 

What can we do for you? 

  • Defined Contribution pension scheme after 2 years option to move across to Defined Benefit (Final Salary) pension scheme 
  • Free Travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCs for leisure travel 
  • Free Leisure travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCS for eligible family members 
  • International travel discount card (FIP) for staff and eligible family members after 12 months service 
  • GA offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave after 26 weeks of service - part of our commitment to family friendly policies  
  • GA Hapi Benefits App– our great benefits app which includes discounts across many retailers, days out and dining 
  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme, eyecare and flu jab vouchers and access to physiotherapy services 
  • Annually issued 12 discount vouchers for family and friends to use 
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to work and Technology scheme (eligible once passing probation)