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Rolling Stock Technicians

Descriptions & Duties

  • Rolling Stock Technicians perform technical tasks, either independently or under the direction of a qualified engineer, contributory to design, development, manufacture, construction, installation, efficient operation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and mechanical equipment in rolling stock.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

Technical knowledge and skills in electrical and mechanical engineering

Rolling Stock Technicians perform the equipment overhaul, workshop maintenance tasks and modification works in rolling stock.

Time management knowledge and skills

Rolling Stock Technicians often work on multiple tasks and projects at the same time and must be able to prioritise their tasks.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • A higher diploma or an associate degree in building services / electrical / mechanical engineering, or equivalent

Experience

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experiences

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $12,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$45,000

Monthly Salary $18,000-$45,000

Monthly Salary $25,000-over $60,000

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Rolling Stock Technicians normally work in repair stations, outdoors or tracksides and occasionally in office. When working in workshops or sites, they should follow safety precautions and wear protective equipment.

Tools

  • Multimeters
  • Power drills
  • Metal detectors - Magnetic locators; Metal locators
  • Power screwguns - Power screwdrivers

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