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Rail Engineer Recruitment Specialists

Rail Engineer Recruitment Specialists

WJF Technical Support is committed to providing skilled personnel for the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of safe and reliable rolling stock and infrastructure.

We are experts in sourcing skilled rail expertise for a broad range of disciplines at locations throughout the UK as speedily as possible.

ISO 9001:2015 and RISQS accredited and audited, we draw on an extensive digital database of candidates who have been appraised through our rigorous vetting process for interim, contract and permanent positions. We also use the Sentinel system to save and manage competencies and accreditations for people working in the rail sector.

We monitor personnel during the contract for productivity, appraisals and feedback to ensure they are providing the essential skills and experience to get the job done.

With proven expertise in the transport sector, we focus on providing dedicated engineers to help organisations optimise train availability and reduce maintenance down time.

Specialist in Rail

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Industry expertise

Our teams have been supplying specialist expertise into the transport sector for more than 20 years.

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Essential maintenance

We guarantee the skills of our candidates with up-to-date information about their qualifications and experience.

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Vetted and verified

Our rigorous vetting procedures means we are trusted to connect the right skills to the right job.

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Fast response

We have earned an excellent reputation for being supplying skilled personnel quickly - people with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude.

We can also provide the following personnel

Rail Personnel
  • Lead Test Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Track Engineer
Rail Personnel
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Technical Engineer
  • Project Manager
Rail Personnel
  • Train Presentation Personnel
  • Design Engineer
  • Production Engineer


WJF offers both contract and permanent roles. Also in some instances we can agree terms for 'temp to perm', which is convenient for some of our clients.

Yes we do, it is often a successful solution for our clients when filling key positions. Usually the contractor spends three months on our books and then we transfer them to the client at no extra charge.

Currently most positions are captured within IR35 due the nature of the roles and the clients' requirements.

Yes, we are a Sentinel registered company to manage and sponsor our people's competencies.

Yes we've now had multiple audits and we're proud to have achieved that status with support from the rail consultants at RAAS.

We ask for a recognised apprenticeship or Level Three NVQ as a minimum for our truck and bus personnel. Qualifications of oil & gas and rail contractors are all dependent on specific roles which our team assess on a case-by-case basis.

Yes, we are always looking to help our teams improve. We’re now offering specific courses for offshore personnel and we offer Personal Track Safety (PTS) training for rail our contractors.

Payroll depends on industry guidelines. Generally it’s weekly and we pride ourselves on paying on time, every time. We pay twice each month for offshore personnel due to the nature of rotations.

Need staff?

We source and place technical and specialist staff in the truck and bus, rail and oil & gas sectors.

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We are a trusted source of work for interim, contract and permanent opportunities in the UK and around the world.