Rolling Stock Inspector

Work Location:  Al Faya Depot
Date:  Jul 13, 2024

Responsible for ensuring execution of maintenance activities are carried out to the required standard and in compliance defined instructions, processes and procedures. This is applicable to both in-house or contracted maintenance. Primary objective being to provide assurance and to minimize likelihood of risks being exported to the operational railway.

Verifying quality of maintenance work by undertaking in-process and/or post maintenance inspections and audits, review of work orders and completion paperwork.


Assist, support and give guidance to the maintenance staff with regard to safety rules and quality standards.

In conjunction with the Fleet Reliability Engineer and Manager, evaluate maintenance processes, monitor and interrogate fault and failure data. Assist in undertaking root cause analysis and failure investigations. Collation of data and evidence as required for investigations.


  • Provide technical support, assistance and guidance to the maintenance teams.
  • Perform in process and finished work quality checks and audits and providing confirmation of vehicles readiness for operation after major repairs and overhaul.
  • Assist in the investigation of defects and faults
  • Assist the supervisory staff of fleet as required
  • Assist in the execution of the warranty process
  • Carry out special checks and assist in carrying out modifications and vehicle audits
  • Provide technical support and guidance to maintenance staff
  • Design, implement and maintain safe and secure working condition (safety equipment and safe state of all working materials)
  • Provide input to the SAP system where required
  • Ensure the necessary data is available in the SAP system to ensure  KPI’s and RAMS reporting are accurate
  • Collect and report against agreed KPIs on the maintenance activity
  • Support the Senior Reliability Engineers during technical investigations and compilation of technical and performance reports.
  • In liaison with the Senior Reliability Engineer and with cognisance  of the Continuous improvement culture,  identify and report on areas for improvement and risk of performance degradation
  • Provide performance/status reports as required clearly identifying new risk areas
  • Attend satellite locations to assist in the recovery of Rolling Stock and equipment.
  •  Available for on-call responsibilitiesBe responsible for your own, and others safety.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Degree, Diploma, Certificate or Engineering qualification in relevant engineering specialism, or significant operational experience

Professional Qualifications:

  • Apprentice trained and/or relevant engineering qualifications
  • Full driving license


  • Rolling Stock (locomotive and wagons) maintenance
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and provide recommendations on engineering issues
  • Experience in quality management, RAMS and asset management systems
  • Working in harsh environments
  • Proven ability to work under pressure

Other Skills:

  • Very good planning skills
  • Ability to work in a team and on an individual basis
  • Very good communication skills
  • Very good computer skills
  • English as first language or advanced level of written and verbal skill
  • Analytical skills for problem solving
  • Multi skilled over a number of disciplines
  • Ability to pass on experience and knowledge
  • Skilled worker with long term railway experience covering locomotives and wagons

             Locomotive driver license

Safety Responsibilities


  • To comply with those elements of the company’s environment, health and safety management system and other company documents where specific responsibility is identified with the role or as a general requirement on all employees




Etihad Rail subsidiary employees are responsible for:

  • Being aware of the current policies and procedures and their responsibilities for protecting corporate assets;
  • Using corporate resources only for intended purposes as defined by policies and procedures of Etihad Rail;
  • Being accountable for their actions relating to their use of all assets.