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Jobs related to construction in the UK’s rail industry can include everything from civil engineering through to junior or senior management, electrical engineering, computerised design, health and safety, operations director and basic labouring jobs. Sectors include the UK’s overland railway companies, international rail, London Underground and the overland commuter lines in London and the UK’s large cities. Basic construction jobs are usually undertaken by crews already employed by the main rail companies or their subcontractors.
For basic construction jobs, track maintenance and new installations, common sense and an ability to work closely according to instructions are the essential requirements. For jobs involving design, engineering, management etc, the usual professional qualifications and experience, especially in the health and safety field, are mandatory, as the work involves companies’ legal responsibility to the travelling public.
Salaries in the rail industry relate to the positions themselves, with basic level wages, union-controlled and higher to management-level salaries dependent on the responsibilities of the position and the qualifications and experience of the applicant.
Rail engineering technicians are required to install and maintain electrical and mechanical systems in passenger carriages, train engines, and other railway machinery and equipment. Their duties are set at the highest standards and they are responsible for making sure that passengers and train crew have comfort conditions under safety regulations.
Rail engineering technicians usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Maintaining railway equipment.
• Working on engines.
• Adjusting instruments.
• Using electronic testing equipment.
• Locating faults on electrical systems.
Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for rail.
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Companies According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top companies that are hiring for rail.
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Job Types According to our data, in percentages, these are the top job types available for rail.
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Cities According to our data, by number of offers, these are the top locations to get hired for rail.
Salaries According to our data this is the average salary range offered for rail.
Latest Job Offers
£352.84 - £395.43 per day
Bedfordshire, South East, UK
£24000 - £26000/annum
LS1, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
£35 - £40 per hour
Winchester, Hampshire, South East, UK
£35 - £40/hour
Winchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom
£300 - £320 per day
Croydon, Surrey, Surrey, South East, UK
£240 - £305 per day
South Wales, Wales, UK
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
GL205 Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
£300 - £320/day
Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom
£60000 - £80000/annum
City of London, London, United Kingdom
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