Technical Trainer and Competency Assessor
East Ham, London , ENG, GB
2d ago


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day.

Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology.

Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be.

It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Technical Trainer and Competency Assessor based at our depot in East Ham, UK.


To assist the Training & Competency Manager in ensuring that staff working on our fleets are technically trained and demonstrably competent to carry out their tasks and responsibilities in line with current legislation and industry standards.

To ensure that competency assessments are carried out with minimum disruption to production and that the relevant documentation is maintained and kept up to date.


  • Carry out competency assessments on Production staff, certifying competence and ensuring records are maintained to an auditable standard that meets the requirements of current legislation.
  • Carry out Risk Assessments on appropriate work tasks at all depots as required.
  • Develop and deliver training courses, technical such as VIT (Vehicle Introduction Training), system training and others i.
  • e. Depot protection, COSHH, manual handling, site induction etc.

  • Carrying out in-process audits, product assurance and compliance checks at location.
  • In conjunction with the Training & Competency Manager, responsible for entering data into the technical competency management systems to support the needs of all depots and the team.
  • Qualifications

  • Qualified to High School GCSE Level B or above in English and Maths;
  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally in railway industry or similar transportation / engineering environment (e.
  • g. aerospace, military, automotive, naval etc.);
  • Engineering background and experience is required, either Mechanical, Electric or Electronics;
  • Understanding of rolling stock industry would be advantage;
  • Would be valuable to have a qualification such as : Qualified assessor (D32 / 33 or A1), Qualifications in training techniques and processes (City & Guilds 7331 or equivalent);
  • Very good communication skills;
  • Competent to prioritising their own work;
  • Ability to work with little supervision;
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office;
  • Language skills : Advanced / business fluent level of English.
  • ABOUT BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio.

    It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-

    mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment.

    Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

    Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

    Competitive salary range

    Number of working hours : 37


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