Duty Operations Controller/Shunter

Job reference: SYS-5428

Location Camden
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Engineering
Salary & Benefits competitive salary and excellent benefits
Closing Date 11/11/2019
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Duty Operations Controller/Shunter

Job reference: SYS-5428

Additional Documentation

West Midlands Trains' are looking to recruit a Duty Operations Controller/Shunter to join our Engineering team based at Camden Depot. In this role you will undertake the safe shunting of Traction and Rolling Stock within the depot boundary in accordance with Industry Group Standards and Depot Operating Instructions.  You will comply with instructions, rules and regulations.  In addition, you are required to mentor all trainees in line with minder requirements, playing an active role in ensuring that traction leaves the depot on time, to plan and in the correct formation. You will also complete the safe movements, servicing and preparation of all traction within competence whilst also undertaking any task in which you are competent, including light maintenance.  You will play an active role in maintaining the safety culture of the carriage sidings.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • An ability to communicate clearly and confidently with all levels of personnel both written and oral
  • Demonstrate ability to work on own initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of CoSHH is desirable

This role involves shifts and weekends and you will be required to wear uniform. All successful new entrants will be required to undergo a criminal records check, Right to Work verification, referencing and full medical assessment including a drug and alcohol screen.

In addition to a competitive salary West Midlands Trains offers a wealth of benefits including free travel on Abellio trains for you, your partner and dependent children, 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network, development opportunities to help further your career with West Midlands Trains, enrolment of our West Midland Railways Pension Scheme and our pension salary sacrifice scheme – Smart Pensions.

We reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time due to high volumes of applications (please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment).

Applications will be considered from colleagues with 6 months experience after completion of their probationary period and a full check of absence and disciplinary records.