Jan 15, 2018
Job Title: Track Technician
Company Name: Serco Group
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Reports to: Track Team Leader
Job Summary: The Track Technician will provide effective engineering and maintenance services covering the track and related infrastructure for Dubai Metro.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Track Team Leader in carrying out all level of preventive and corrective maintenance activities and minor modifications on track and related infrastructure, including inspection of mainline and depot running rail, inspection of turnouts and points, inspection of fastening system and buffer stops, inspection of third rail, inspection of the rail corridor, rail renewals, installation, and rail grinding;
Carry out maintenance of the track system components;
Perform roles necessary for the management of the safe system of works, including to meet tight maintenance schedules;
Shunt and drive engineering maintenance vehicles and/or locomotives equipped with rail grinding machinery, electric arc welding tools, and ultrasonic track inspection equipment for track inspection and maintenance, operate rail grinding machinery, electric arc welding tools and other plant machinery in the workshop;
Liaise with other disciplines to enable space co-ordination along the main line including tunnels shafts, carry out site visits, topographical and gauging survey, inspection of track work and condition monitoring;
Follow the appropriate maintenance procedures and instructions to ensure compliance with the requirements;
Maintain accurate maintenance records of permanent way and related infrastructure, work accomplished and other information using a computerised maintenance management system;
Assist the Track Team Leader and/ or other technical support staff to implement complex systems or new projects;
Ensure the maintenance tools and equipment are maintained in good condition both before and after job activities;
Perform shift and emergency duties when required;
Attend all safety related training courses or refresher training courses as required;
Perform and carry out duties as instructed/ directed by the Track Team Leader and other senior Track Maintenance staff.
HSQE Responsibilities and Information Security Responsibilities
Awareness of the Integrated Management System and the content of the Health, Safety, Quality & Environment and Information Security Policy Statements;
Understanding of personal responsibilities and contribution to achieving compliance with the Integrated Management System requirements, (including but not limited to competence to perform safety critical roles, legal requirements, control measures arisen from environmental impacts and aspects, job safety analysis and information security risk assessment) and the potential consequences of departure from the arrangements in place to deliver the commitments
Safety Critical Competencies
Inspecting tracks and carrying out maintenance track works.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a vocational trade certificate or diploma in civil engineering discipline or equivalent;
One year of work experience as a qualified electrical, mechanical, or electro-mechanical technician in the maintenance of track works, such as rail renewals and installation work, rail inspection work, track maintenance equipment operation, rail welding work and machine operations on mainline and depot tracks and associated infrastructure (including cuttings, embankments, fences, etc.) is highly preferable;
Experience in operating rail grinding machinery, electric arc welding tools, ultrasonic track inspection equipment, installed on-board maintenance vehicles and in workshop would be a definite advantage;
Prior experience in shunting and driving engineering vehicles and/or locomotives would be an added advantage.
Knowledge in track geometry, track bed construction, drainage and earthworks, topographical and gauging surveys;
Ability to complete the planned track maintenance activities to meet tight maintenance schedule during engineering possession hours;
Ability to write simple technical reports, routine business correspondence, prepare method statements and drawings as required;
Possess good communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment;
Strong organisational skills, detail oriented, and the ability to handle multiple priorities;
Holder of a valid UAE driving license with a good driving skill and experience.
Dubai - United Arab Emirates