Vacancy for Qualified Train Driver- Network Rail Infrastructure

Job Reference: GTR/1623
Job Title: Qualified Train Driver- Network Rail Infrastructure
Training Salary: .
Salary: Competitive
Location: Victoria
Hours of Work: Earlies, Lates, Nights, Weekends
Job Expires: 20 Oct 2017 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

Job Title:             Qualified Train Driver Gatwick Express

Location:             Victoria

Grade:                  Driver

Salary:                  Competitive

Reports to:         Driver Manager 


Now recruiting Qualified Train Drivers 


Your engagement with our customers and your ability to strictly meet all relevant regulatory standards will both be vital parts of your role.


To succeed in this role you will need to demonstrate:

·         {C}Minimum 2 years experience as a qualified train driver, competent to drive over Network Rail infrastructure.

·         {C}Exemplary safety of the line record.

·         {C}Excellent communication skills (additional languages an advantage, but not essential)

·         {C}The ability to work in a diverse working environment, remaining positive and adaptable in often challenging situations

·         {C}The ability to work shifts on rotation, earlies/lates/nights/weekends as rostered.


Key roles and responsibilities

  • Make every effort to maintain punctuality of services within the constraints of speed restrictions, signalling and weather conditions.
  • Act as brand ambassador, influencing our performance on a daily basis
  • Maintain knowledge of the Routes, Permanent Speeds, Signals, Sidings, Depots and Traction required by the business.
  • Ensure that all notices (daily, weekly periodic and special notices), speed restrictions and alterations to diagrams affecting you and your routes are read before every duty.
  • Report any irregularities or unusual occurrences as per company and NR regulations
  • Maintain effective communication with, and provide active assistance to, other staff and customers, particularly those with disabilities or mobility issues, in the interests of safety and service recovery.


In return, you’ll be rewarded with an interesting and varied work schedule, in an environment where learning and progression is actively encouraged. You’ll enjoy great company and industry benefits, as well as the support of a passionate team. You’ll be fulfilling a role that is integral to our continued success, making our services the choice of travel for customers.


Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a dynamic and progressive company, powered by a great team of dedicated and professional people. We employ approximately 6,800 staff based at over 100 locations over the UK’s busiest rail network.


We operate trains on the Thameslink Route, Great Northern route, Southern Route and the Gatwick Express. We are the largest train operating company in the UK (22% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK); managing 239 stations and delivering 273 million passenger journeys per year.


GTR is part of Govia - a partnership between two world-class transport operators – the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.



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