Vacancy for Future Shunter vacancies - Various Locations

Job Reference: GTR/1797
Job Title: Future Shunter vacancies - Various Locations
Training Salary: n/a
Salary: 21,496.00 & £23,327.00 pending location
Location: Bedford, Cricklewood, Peterborough, Welwyn & Letchworth
Hours of Work: Early/Lates/Nights
Job Expires: 22 Feb 2018 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway


Possible Locations - Bedford, Cricklewood, Letchworth, Peterborough & Welwyn Garden City

Early/Late/Night Shifts

We are looking for FUTURE candidates within our Engineering Department for Shunters, based at various locations.

The purpose of this role is to ensure that rolling stock is shunted, prepared and dispatched to meet service requirements and to facilitate the most efficient train presentation operation.  It will also involve ensuring the rolling stock is externally washed and CET tanks are emptied in line with Train presentation Specification.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • Controlling the safe movement of rolling stock and shunting at their location
  • Operating hand points
  • Washing of trains in line with Train Presentation specifications liaising with SDC and Fleet Operations Planners and maintaining a record of trains washed.
  • Assisting with train presentation duties as required and assist during service disruption
  • Act as Yard Protector
  • Manage contractors/visitors/deliveries
  • Adhering to depot emergency procedures and depot security
  • Act as Fire / Site evacuation Warden
  • Liaise with Fleet Operations, Planners, SDC, signalling staff, station staff, train drivers and other staff
  • Maintain a record of late departures from the depot, communicating information as necessary
  • Comply with rules and regulations as defined in the Rule Book and safety critical working practices and adhering to all publications and operating notices

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following in their applications:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Problem solving skills

What we can offer you:

  • Final salary pension
  • Free travel on GTR and sister groups
  • 75% off travel on other train operating companies
  • Benefits package
  • additional area allowance on top of the salary advertised

CV to be provided as part of the resourcing process.  Please also state which depot you are interested in.


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