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Railway Maintenance Engineering Technician - Distribution and Plant

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Railway maintenance engineering technicians (distribution and plant) install, inspect and maintain the systems which keep power flowing and trains moving.

The Work

There are three areas:

You could be:

Pay

Employment is with Network Rail. The yearly salary rates for Network Rail Apprentices for 2019 are as follows:

Food and accommodation are provided free during the first year.

Once you have completed the apprenticeship you can earn up to around £30,000 a year and more with further experience.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are with Network Rail, which is responsible for maintaining around 3,000 miles of track and related infrastructure in Scotland.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
5573
1.2 %
RISE
2024
5639
  United Kingdom
2019
66869
1.2 %
RISE
2024
67666

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Whatever your specialism, there are opportunities to move on within the organisation and become a team leader.

More Information

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Network Rail
Tel: 020 7557 8000
Website: http://www.networkrail.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.networkrail.co.uk/careers/
Twitter: @networkrailJOBS
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/networkrailcareers

Network Rail is the company with responsibility for all aspects of the railway infrastructure, including the track, bridges, viaducts, tunnels, level crossings, stations and signalling systems.

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