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Rail and Rolling Stock Builders and Repairers

Rail and rolling stock builders and repairers erect, fit, assemble and repair rolling stock parts and sub-assemblies, and test and adjust new engines for trains.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains record of repairs and maintenance carried out.
  • Oils and greases train engines.
  • Inspects and tests new and repaired machinery for conformity with standards and specifications.
  • Examines rolling stock for defects, removes, replaces and repairs faulty parts.
  • Fits and assembles parts and/or metal sub-assemblies to make train engines.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations.

Desired Skills

Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Active Listening, Active Learning, Monitoring, Speaking, Science

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