TCDD Mechanic Courses will be reopened; 21 February There is a high demand for the reopening of the mechanic course organized by the General Directorate of TCDD Transportation Inc. which was opened on February 2018 and the opening of the course at the beginning of 2020 is on the agenda.
According to the information received from TCDD Taşımacılık AŞ, due to the newly purchased high-speed trains, there is a need for qualified YHT machinists to be employed. In addition, due to the high demand for regional trains, the need to purchase machinists is on the rise. In order to meet this need, TCDD Transportation Inc. plans to open mechanic courses again at the beginning of 2020. The conditions for taking advantage of the mechanic course, where the mechanic courses will be and the course dates will be announced later.
Who is the Machinist?
The engineer is responsible for ensuring that the passenger and freight train runs on time and travels safely.
What Does the Machinist's Terms of Reference Include?
●● Performing the necessary repairs if a malfunction occurs during the journey, and evacuating the load or passenger if it cannot be repaired,
●● reporting any failures during the campaign,
●● To ensure the heating of the train during the seasons where cold weather conditions prevail,
●● To ensure that the train security systems are operational,
●● To ensure proper maintenance and use of hand tools,
●● To ensure that all equipment quality complies with specifications on current and subsequent trips,
●● comply with safety procedures by wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, such as hearing and eye protection,
●● Pay attention to energy saving.
How to Become a Mechanic?
●● In order to become a machinist, universities are required to graduate from one of the Associate Departments of Electronic Technology, Machinery, Rail Systems Mechanic, Rail Systems ●● Electrical Electronics Technology, Rail Systems Machine Technology, Automotive Technology. The Republic of Turkey State Railways (TCDD), people wanting to participate are required to participate in in-service training programs. Those who want to participate in the training are expected to meet the following requirements;
●● not exceeding the age of 35,
●● Graduation from related associate degree departments,
●● Public Personnel Selection Exam To get 93 and above points from P60 (Associate Degree),
●● Healthy vision and hearing,
●● no military obligation for male candidates; have completed military service, suspended or exempt from military service.
What are the qualifications sought by employers in the machinist?
●● there are no eye deficits that impede the differentiation of colors,
●● Not having any hearing problems,
●● To have the technical knowledge to realize the use of electrical tools, equipment and measuring instruments,
●● To demonstrate physical competence to stand or walk continuously,
●● quick and effective decision making