Train Driver in West Coast, United Kingdom

Samuel Knight International are currently looking for freight train drivers

You must already be a current train driver either Freight, OTM or Passenger and wanting to move over to Freight.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

• Responsible for the safe, on time, efficient and productive operation of freight trains as per the roster.

• Carry out train driving duties in accordance with laid down procedures.

• It is mandatory to book on and book off with control

• Ensure safety of the line and all employees and public that may be affected by the operation of trains.

• Leading by example on safety, quality and punctuality.

• Undertake locomotive preparation and disposal duties, as well as fuel locomotives when required.

• Undertake in-service locomotive, train fault-finding, and assist in repairs where competent.

• Record and report locomotive and train defects in accordance with Rulebook and Company Procedures

• Prepare locomotives for service.

• Undertake train preparation/train “in service” freight examination and loads examination duties.

• Carry out the “simplified” brake test as directed.

• Undertake route learning as directed and sign for routes after sufficient time for learning.

• Assist maintenance staff and undertake “weekly” locomotive exams as required.

• Work various shift patterns including nights, weekends and bank holidays.

• Must be prepared to lodge away from home, when required.

• Ensure the highest level of professionalism when dealing with other individuals within the company, clients and members of the public.

• As you will expect the organization may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.

• Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time Person Specification

Essential:

• Safety and Punctuality at forefront of personal traits. On time arrival for booked services as per the roster.

• Possess the ability to maximize personal contribution to the business.

• Ability to analyse problems thoroughly and make good timely decisions.

• Ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and across teams.

• Create and contribute to an environment whereby yourself and others are motivated to learn and develop.

• Appropriate traction and route knowledge

• Freight rules & regulations

• Basic wagon knowledge

• Personal Track Safety

• Must be an experienced railway person with an excellent knowledge of railway operation and maintenance activities.

• Holding level 3 trainer and assessor qualifications (301/302 or equivalent) an advantage • Good communication skills and organisational ability.

• Basic IT skills for emails, basic Microsoft word and Excel knowledge to produce reports. Experience in writing assessments.

• For positions covering the southern region a current PTS (third rail) appropriate to CTRL Is required

• Ability to identify competency standards required as a result of legislation, operational standards and safety procedures and maintain same by audit and surveillance

• Holder of a current full UK driving license

If you are interested please apply.

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