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Locomotive Maintainer

The role is Located at Crewe Depot

Starting Salary £28,351 plus shift allowance £3,296

DB Cargo (UK) is part of a worldwide mobility and logistics corporation – Deutsche Bahn AG, and is the UK’s largest rail freight services provider.  At DB Cargo, we continue to make key investments in our people, assets and infrastructure along with bespoke in-house IT solutions, to give our customers the best service and make it easy for them to do business with us.

At DB, we believe in a strong future for rail freight and our vision is to be the first choice for Rail Freight in the UK.

DB Cargo Rail UK has an exciting opportunity to join Traction and Maintenance Depot for a skilled engineer maintaining a Network Rail owned fleet of Multi Purpose Vehicles (MPV’s), three cranes and MPV rolling stock.

The role is Located at Crewe Depot

Responsibilities and Duties

The post requires electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems to fault and working to challenging deadlines.

What are we looking for?

  • Highly motivated individual
  • Ability to work alone or part of a team
  • Experience with Volvo diesel engines and their systems would be an advantage
  • Rail experience desirable
  • Needs full, clean driving licence.
  • Must be prepared to be trained up to unit 350 competence, PTS/DP and E2
  • Must be
  • Prepared to work on 3 shifts including weekend (5 week roster)
  • 42 hours per week
  • Must be located within a 30 minute travel time for Crewe IEMD


  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Engineering or Higher


  • Company pension scheme
  • 31 days paid holiday each year in addition to 2 public holidays
  • Family rewards – benefit scheme
  • Company training available

If you feel you have the desired requirements, please send you CV to recruitment.team@deutschebahn.co.uk.