Rolling Stock Engineers design and oversee the manufacturing process and installation of rail vehicles. This includes locomotives, carriages, wagons and multiple units. Rolling Stock Engineers design new trains and electrical or mechanical parts, supervise modifications and resolve any technical problems. Rolling Stock Engineers also perform maintenance duties, ensuring trains are in good condition and meet quality and safety standards.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Rolling Stock Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Rolling Stock Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • read and follow written technical instructions

  • help to build new engines and carriages

  • fit out carriages with lighting, upholstery, control panels and communication systems

  • inspect bodywork, roofs and undercarriages for wear and tear or damage

  • repair or replace parts

  • carry out regular checks on brakes and couplings

  • take apart, test and reassemble mechanical, electrical and pneumatic systems

  • write reports and update maintenance records

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​Warrington is a large town situated in Cheshire. Approximately 20 miles east of Liverpool and 16 miles west of Manchester, Warrington is a place where people live and commute for work in these two cities. As of the 2019 census Warrington had a population of 165,546. Warrington has seen numerous construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

John Street apartments and multi-storey car park

A £56m apartment project in Warrington town centre is already starting to dominate the skyline. The construction of the accommodation block and public multi-storey car park began in early 2019.

Station Road apartments overlooking Manchester Ship Canal

In one of Warrington’s biggest current developments, the Station Road site is being transformed into 189 apartments. The apartments will be available for private rent on the former AJ Beer and Co timber yard site when completed.

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