Ronnie G is an Engineer at ScotRail, working on continuous team development. He's worked in engineering since he was 15, except for a spell in his thirties when he went to university, got a law degree, worked in law, then decided it wasn't for him and went back to engineering.
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DescriptionRail 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.
QualificationsEntrants usually possess GCSEs/S grades, a GNVQ/ GSVQ or a BTEC/SQA award. Apprenticeships in Engineering Maintenance at NVQ/SVQ Level 3 are available.
- Examines drawings and specifications to determine appropriate methods and sequence of operations;
- Fits and assembles parts and/or metal sub-assemblies to make train engines;
- Examines rolling stock for defects, removes, replaces and repairs faulty parts;
- Inspects and tests new and repaired machinery for conformity with standards and specifications;
- Oils and greases train engines;
- Maintains record of repairs and maintenance carried out.
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|Land transport, etc||2857|
|Other trans. equipment||298|
|Repair & installation||290|
|Legal & accounting||32|
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