Northampton Traction and Rolling Stock Maintenance Apprentice

Recruiter
Siemens Rail Automation Ltd
Location
Northampton
Salary
£240.00 per week
Posted
07 Mar 2017
Closes
12 Apr 2017
Ref
VAC001169139
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Siemens Rail is looking to recruit future engineers for its 36 month rolling stock maintenance apprenticeship programme.you will be part of a busy production team preparing trains for service, completing routine maintenance, and carrying-out fault finding.

Siemens Rail is looking to recruit future engineers for its 36 month rolling stock maintenance apprenticeship programme.

Siemens is a global technology and engineering powerhouse, committed to developing and producing the most advanced and innovative engineering technologies. The impact we make - from rail systems and renewable energy, to factory automation and medical imaging technology - shapes industries, cities and countries.

Siemens Rail Systems is the leading passenger train maintainer in the UK, looking after over 1600 vehicles for customers like Heathrow Express, London Midland, and South-West Trains.

In the workplace, you will be part of a busy production team preparing trains for service, completing routine maintenance, and carrying-out fault finding. You will also visit other depots, departments, customers, and suppliers nationally, and take part in team-building days, volunteering events, and learner forums.

As an apprentice, you will receive first-rate training and tuition from Siemens, the National Training Academy for Rail (NTAR), and Northampton College.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • IT Literate - Microsoft Office
Personal qualities
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good collaborative and team-working skills
Qualifications required
  • 5 GCSEs A-C (or equivalents) 2 of them English Language and Maths
Future prospects You will earn a full-time salary through-out the programme and be eligible for yearly pay review. You will also have the opportunity to visit other depots, departments, customers, and suppliers nationally, socialise with learners from across the country, and take part in team-building activities, community engagement events, and learner voice forums. If you're looking to take your professional development further, the programme is EngTech-aligned, and there is the opportunity to take further engineering qualifications in your final year.