Locomotive Technician (Stoke-on-Trent)

£34,000 - £37,000 per annum

Would you like the opportunity to work for one of the most successful companies in their sector? We have a need for Locomotive Technicians in Stoke-On-Trent.

Ford & Stanley – Talentwise the technical recruitment experts are aiding the recruitment of a technician working on the class 66 and 56 locomotives.

The Opportunity


Longport, Stoke-On-Trent

Areas Considered

Stoke, Crewe, Derby, Stafford, Shrewsbury

Role and Responsibilities

  • Carry out maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification and fault-finding activities as necessary
  • Act as lead engineer for contracts, projects or tasks as necessary to support operational performance or customer demand as identified by line manager
  • Take the lead role in progressing specific technical engineering issues as directed by line manager, providing guidance to other engineers as necessary
  • To undertake risk assessments and implement appropriate control measures in line with legislation and rail industry requirements.

The Candidate


  • Relevant experience gained in a similar position
  • Proven track record of working effectively with Diesel engineering technology, associated systems and controls
  • Ability to work on locomotives in railway sidings, depots and operational sites
  • Understand the safety culture within the UK rail industry and how maintenance impacts on delivering safety


  • Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship or equivalent experience
  • BTEC National Certificate /ONC in Engineering or European equivalent.
  • Personal Track Safety
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Safety Critical Competence (Company Assessment)
  • Driving license 

Possible job titles

Locomotive Engineer, Locomotive Technician, Rolling Stock Engineer, Rolling Stock technician

£35,000 - £45,000

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