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Expect to work around 37 hours a week, usually on shifts. You may work weekends and bank holidays.
You'll spend most of your time in a rail depot or engineering workshop, with some time on the sidings.
You could find jobs with train operating companies, ScotRail, light rail and metro companies in big cities like Glasgow, you may also be able to work with specialist companies who are contracted by the rail operators.
With experience, you could be promoted to maintenance team leader or engineering workshop manager.
Duties being a Rail Engineer include:
- • Building new engines and carriages
- • Fitting out new carriages with upholstery, lighting, control panels and communication systems
- • Inspecting bodywork, roofs and under-carriages for wear and tear or damage
- • Repairing or replacing parts
- • Making new parts
- • Carrying out regular maintenance checks on systems such as brakes and couplings
- • Taking apart and testing mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems
- • Writing reports and updating maintenance records
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