Electrical Engineer

Shorterm Limited
£26 - £27 p hour
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Shorterm Group are currently recruiting for the following Engineers for a Rolling Stock project in Eastleigh Southampton:

4 x Electrical Commissioning Engineers £26.00Ltd + £1 retainer per hour
3 x Electrical Fitters £22.00Ltd + £1 retainer per hour
3 x Mechanical Fitters £20.00Ltd + £1 retainer per hour
10 hour shifts per day / 50 hours a week
24/7 Operation - 6 on 3 off days & nights
INTERVIEW DATE: 26th October 2016 - Located in Eastleigh, Southampton

Shorterm Group are currently recruiting for a number of Electricians based in Eastleigh, Southampton for 10 months plus. Vossloh Kiepe UK (formerly known as Transys Projects Limited), an industry leader in rail engineering integration and rolling stock enhancement. Vossloh Kiepe UK has won a £40m programme to fit 91 units with its advanced energy-saving traction equipment. The Class 455 trains will be one of the first EMU (Electrical Multiple Units) fleets in the UK to benefit from a state of the art upgrade featuring regenerative braking.


The role is based on the underframe of Class 455 vehicles, in reference to working on installing new traction motors.
Disconnection of various equipment cases,
Re-termination of the removed wiring,
Capping-off of redundant wiring,
Installation of new wiring to terminal rails / equipment cases,
Point to point testing and meggaring.
Fully conversant with the use of crimp tools, fluke meter.

Knowledge and experience:

Relevant electrical qualifications.
Good communication skills and strong team working ethic.
You will be a highly self-motivated individual, able to work under your own initiative.
You will possess excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
You will ideally have knowledge of modern rolling stock systems
You will ideally have experience of Train depot operations.
Also an ability to read and understand wiring diagrams / schematics and to work unsupervised once they have an understanding of what is required.

Candidates from the following industries will be considered:

Electrical Rolling Stock Engineer / EX Forces Electrical Engineer
Mechanical Rolling Stock Engineer / EX Forces Mechanical Engineer

PLEASE NOTE: All candidates will have to undertake a Drugs and Alcohol related medical.

If you wish to apply for this role then please can you email the following:
A copy of your UP TO DATE CV
2 employment references
A scanned copy of your identification - Passport / Driving License & Birth Certificate.
Scanned copies of your qualifications

to *********************************** or call ************ for an informal chat.