Do you have experience with heavy mechanical engineering? Looking for a role with longevity and with potential progression available? After a Temp to Perm position? Job title: Maintenance Assistant Job location: Central Rivers, Burton-On-Trent Hourly pay rate: £17.72 PAYE/ £22.51 UmbrellaShifts: Days, Nights and Weekends (Must be Flexible) - 4 on 4 off Hours per week: 40 hours average Duration: ContractStart date: ASAPIndustries considered: Automotive, Rolling Stock, Aerospace. Disciplines considered: Mechanically biased, HGV Technician, Ex Forces Mechanical Technician - Tanks/Excavator, Heavy Plant Technician - JCB/HGV/TRAINS Company Summary: A Global market leader in Rolling Stock manufacturing, maintenance and servicing with a proven track record for sustainability and growth. Position Summary:Working under their own initiative, to carry out routine maintenance, repair and basic fault finding work on the DEMU Class 220/221 Fleets. Job Profile - Safety Critical / Safety Related: Routine rail vehicle maintenance as per laid down Vehicle Maintenance Instruction (VMI) Assist Technicians as required. Where trained and competent Tyre Turn 220/221 vehicles on the Wheel Lathe in accordance with laid down specifications. Operation of powered plant, lifting and mechanical handling equipment. Where trained and competent move Class 220/221 vehicles around the site. Operation of Battery Charging/Shore Supply equipment. Maintenance of plant. Drive road vehicles as required. Compliance with all laid down H&S legislation and depot procedures to ensure a safe accident free environment. Responsible for keeping the work area clean and tidy and to the highest standard at all times. Required to continually look at opportunities to adopt and develop continuous improvement techniquesJob RequirementsHeavy maintenance/Overhaul on Cross Country 220/221 and Virgin West Coast 221 such as: Bogie exchange Caliper change Axle changes Traction motors Carden shafts Power pack drop (Engine) Compressors Air dryers Fuel tanks Excitations PIMS Permanent and Auto couplers TPCU Cab changes Full door changes Seats Floor renewal Toilet tank exchange (Alongside TBM) Fresh water tanks Mechanical Mods Mod on the Cross Countries completed via technical drawing, followed up with testing Various maintenance visits such as compressor oil changes, air dryer pressure valve, final drive oil sampling and changes and brake pad checks and changes Person Profile/Experience:Knowledge and experience - Of Heavy diesel engines/power packs. Working on operational depot or site environmentsEducation Level NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3 or equivalent is a requirement. =PLEASE NOTE:ALL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TEST BEFORE BEING OFFERED A POSITION.Due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.The above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client.