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Guideway & Third Rail Technician

Location: Ryad Saudi Arabia
Job ID: R0007269
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Guideway & Third Rail Technician to work on our RIYADH Project.  This position will require someone who’s on their toes: a doer who’s looking to grow long-term within our business of railway and mass transit signalling system.  

The position is based in RIYADH, starting as soon as possible.

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions

Local Projects:

  • Metro Riyadh Line 3
  • Princess Noura University

Mission

Constantly monitor the performances of the ongoing maintenance regime to ensure continual improvement of assets reliability and availability and, at the same time, an optimized lifecycle cost.


Accountabilities

  • Carry out all level of preventive and corrective maintenance activities in accordance with approved Maintenance Plans and following implemented safety rules and processes.
  • Ensure all maintenance activity completed is logged appropriately on the Maintenance Management System.
  • Carry out routine inspections, unscheduled maintenance, inspecting parts for surface defects, changing of consumable items, perform minor repairs and technical cleaning of all the third rail & track systems.
  • Follow the appropriate and approved maintenance procedures and instructions to ensure compliance with the requirements and safe system of work.
  • Be aware of surroundings and report any maintenance issues that have not already been identified.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Operations departments effectively
  • Assist the Supervisor and other technical support staff to implement asset configuration change.
  • Ensure that appropriate, certified tools and equipment are used in all works, including inspections.
  • Ensure the maintenance tools are calibrated and in date where required and in good condition prior to use
  • Perform shift and emergency duties as and when required
  • Produce and maintain accurate maintenance records of third rail & track, tools,       and work accomplished and other information using a computerized maintenance management system ( CMMS)
  • Drive automotive equipment to work sites as and when required.
  • Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Team Leader and or Supervisor

Safety Critical Responsibilities

  • Perform roles necessary for the management of the safe system of work, including meeting tight maintenance schedules.
  • Implement and follow Permit to Work process.
  • Operating points (locally).
  • Communicating with Signalers and Line Controllers.
  • Communicating with electrical control operators.
  • Communicating with persons responsible for a Track Possession, Worksite or movements of rail vehicles within a Possession.
  • Safety critical communications by others.
  • Protecting a rail vehicle stopped by an accident, failure, obstruction or other exceptional incident.
  • Controlling the movement of a rail vehicle.
  • Working as a Pilotman during single line working or emergencies.
  • Checking that goods are properly and safely loaded.
  • Installing track, components or structures supporting the permanent way.
  • Maintaining track, components or structures supporting the permanent way.
  • Installing and commissioning new infrastructure.
  • Inspecting track.
  • Checking the settings and calibrations on an OTM prior to use on the running line.
  • Operating an OTM that alters the track profile.
  • Operating a vehicle on the permanent way to carry out maintenance on the permanent way or supporting structures, including the use of rail, road/rail, road wheeled or tracked vehicles.
  • Protecting people working on or near the track
  • Protecting people in possessions.

Knowledge

  • Vocational trade certificate or diploma in electrical or mechanical engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment and safety procedures.

Skills

  • Perform troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of rail equipment to include Vehicle.
  • Safely operate vehicles, emergency trucks and other equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to write simple technical reports.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Ability to adhere to policies, rules and procedures.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Team player, able to support fellow team members and colleagues.

Experience

  • This role works on a shift basis covering 24/7 operations.
  • A Minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Previous metro system maintenance experience.
  • 2 -3 years of experience in maintenance of third rail & tracks in railway industry.
  • Should be completely aware of the interference & consequences of a failure in the track in a metro system.
  • Ability to write simple technical reports, routine business correspondence, prepare method statements and drawings as required.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities


 

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