Train Driver in York, Yorkshire and the Humber, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Job Purpose: To carry out Driver/Train Person duties as required supporting DRS customer requirements.


Key Accountabilities:

Carry out Driver/Train Person duties in such a way that all relevant safety requirements and Company/Group Standards are adhered to.
Develop and maintain all necessary route knowledge, as directed by relevant Manager, in order to support DRS operational requirements.
Carry out any maintenance examinations following appropriate training, on locomotives/ rolling stock, as directed by the relevant Manager.
Study and digest all relevant notices and publications to ensure that Driver/Train Person duties are carried out safely.
To undertake all training deemed necessary by DRS Operations Management to maintain existing skills and develop new skills in line with DRS Business needs.
Ensure understanding and conformance to the Company’s Safety Policy, procedures and notices to minimise personal risks and safeguard the interests of the business.
Undertake other duties as required by the needs of the business

Skills and Knowledge:
Please fully complete the application form and try to highlight how you feel you meet the following criteria: The successful applicant MUST possess:
Post qualifying driving experience – preferably at least 2 years working within the grade
Knowledge of the rail industry
Specific knowledge of Safety Critical working practices
Knowledge of all Group Standards relevant to the role of Driver/Trainman
Knowledge of rules and regulations
Ability to obtain a Personal Track Safety Certificate
Ability to meet both Company and Industry Medical Standard including drugs and alcohol testing
Full UK Driving Licence
Show a flexible approach and be willing to work shifts including nights

Additional:
Has the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
Has a conscientious/professional approach to work
Has a good knowledge of the rail industry
Shows enthusiasm to training
Shows a safety awareness
Shows an understanding of DRS business
Shows a good knowledge of rules and regulations
Lives within one hour’s commuting distance of the location or is willing to relocate

Please ensure that you also detail any other information you feel necessary in support of your application.

Should you be successful the position will require you to undertake relevant training and assessments with our operations team, this training can take place on own depot or any other DRS depot as required, this is subject to alteration dependant on your training requirements. These details will be discussed if you do attend for an assessment and interview

The successful applicants will be engaged in interesting and varied train driving duties, as well as carrying out brake tests, completing train documentation and other relevant duties.

At DRS, we invest in our people to be the world’s best at transporting nuclear traffic by rail. Your role is essential to help us deliver our 20-year diverse corporate strategy. As a DRS Train Driver, you will join a family friendly employer, which invests in the countries’ most modern and advanced freight locomotives.

The Company offers an attractive remuneration package, excellent career development potential, plus generous pension and healthcare schemes, as well as 34 days’ leave and relocation assistance, subject to approval.

DRS is a strong promoter of gender, orientation and racial diversity in rail and particularly welcomes applications from members of minority groups.

The Company is also happy to consider applications from candidates who would like to work flexibly.

There is currently no closing date for applications, however applications will be processed as they arrive and vacancies will be filled on an ongoing basis.

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