Eurostar Careers Featured Job



A bit about us

 We’re one of the world’s most iconic travel brands and we’re getting bigger every day. Thanks to us, travellers can breakfast in London and lunch in Paris and it’s all just a high-speed train ride away.

We’re working to become Europe’s most loved travel brand. And that’s where you come in.


Your role

Maintainer Engineer, based in Temple Mills Depot, Leyton


Role description

Take care of servicing, maintenance and repair tasks on our international fleets in line with your competency level

Keep the safety of our travellers and teams as your top priority

Keep our rolling stock assets in the best possible condition by delivering the right servicing and maintenance at the right standard

Keep your eyes peeled for faults on a variety of systems

Proactively bring up any observations, concerns or recommendations that could affect or improve what we do

Carry out shunting duties, basic plant maintenance and repairs

Service, maintain and repair our brilliant high-speed trains.

Someone who loves being part of a team while taking ownership of their work, carrying out routine examinations from frequent service checks to thorough and detailed Heavy Exams. Your responsibility increases as you progress through competency levels 1 to 4.

Experience and skills required

What we are looking for?

The skill to make accurate assessments and decisions about component and system condition according to good engineering practices and company standards.

The confidence to do what you know is right and develop a strong working relationship with your team members and other departments.

The ability to work productively in a pressurized environment while staying positive

The ability to react positively to changes in short and long term plans, taking a rounded view to deviations to the planned workload

The ability to adapt your interpersonal style to suit different people and situations

The interest to stay up to date on changes to company processes and procedures

The perks 

  • Travel benefits for work and play
  • A great pension
  • Exclusive discounts and perks

The depot is a 24/7 operation and the Engineering Teams currently work a shift pattern of days and nights although this may occasionally vary depending on current tasking and the team you join.

We offer an attractive salary plus a range of benefits from an impressive final year salary pension to advantageous travel facilities including 75% off London underground travel for you and your family, we offer more than just a job.

Travel Benefit - Free Eurostar tickets, 50% off European rail travel plus 75% off London Underground Travel

Work Location – Leyton, London

Salary - Circa £35K

Length of the contract: Fixed Term Contract - 36 months

If you feel like your profile matches what we are looking for, we would love to hear from you!

Eurostar is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender.