Wagon technician job description: what's it like, what do I need?

A wagon technician ensures the operational safety and roadworthiness of individual wagons, wagon groups and entire trains. In doing this he carries out pure sight checks as well as technical inspections using measuring and testing equipment and special inspections on rail vehicles relating to e.g. correct loading, brake position, warning labels, compliance with maintenance terms and the condition of wheel tyres and brake systems.


Wagon technician video

MEV employees talk about their daily working life, the particular challenges of the role and why they love their job.