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Ford & Stanley Talentwise are seeking an experienced Testing Technician to work with CAF Rolling Stock on the Testing and Commissioning of the new Wales & Borders Trains. Working in Newport.

The Opportunity

This is the opportunity to work on a brand-new fleet of trains as they are prepared for service. You will be responsible for testing the new trains and resolving any functional issues that may arise to ensure that every single system on the train is in full working order before handing over to the customer.

Location (s): Newport

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out testing on trains 
  • Complete tasks such as troubleshooting, testing, quality control, tuning and repairs
  • Complete test reports, internal adjustments, and pending job information accurately.
  • Verify the electrical & mechanical systems installation, and integrity.
  • Perform maintenance and fault rectification tasks on the train borne test equipment as necessary in accordance with procedures.
  • Report test data.


The ideal candidate must have experience with Electrical fault finding. You will be a Team player, who can quickly develop strong working relationships with colleagues, but also self-motivated and able to take ownership and responsibility of your own work. This is a highly pressured environment that would suit someone who is able to stay positive and calm in difficult and stressful situations.


  • Performing a variety of electrical tests 
  • Following schematics 
  • Knowledge of electrical fault finding
  • Experience of rectification 
  • Crimping experience 

Shift Pattern/ Hours


This role will be shift based (with a shift premium paid). There may be a need to work nights. 

Other information: A pre-employment Drugs & Alcohol test and Medical must be passed prior to start.


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Newport
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £