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Train Driver

  • Location

    Derby

  • Sector:

    Rail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £51000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Anderson

  • Contact email:

    Ben.Anderson@txmrecruit.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    1332974922

  • Job ref:

    BH-28960

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-01

  • Startdate:

    2021-12-02

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

We are looking for several reliable and punctual individuals to join a key client as a Train Driver, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a number of exciting Freight projects.

 

Working as a Train Driver, your greatest strengths will be your concentration skills, your ability to work on your own for long periods of time, whilst being able to react and adapt to different situations using your knowledge of rules and regulations.

 

Responsibilities

· To drive traction units in a safe, punctual and economical manner, in accordance with the rules, regulations and company instructions.

· Train preparation

· Shunting

· Coupling and uncoupling

· Train examination

· Work within Possession or T3 On Network or Off Network

· Fueling and watering of locomotives

· Basic locomotive fault finding and guided repair under engineering supervision

· Cleaning of locomotive windscreens, lights, high visibility panels and cabs

· Customer administration and liaison

· On call commitment.

· Liaise with Ground Staff, signalers, and contractors to ensure customer requirements are met and trains arrive on time.

 

Qualifications

• Current, Valid European Train Driving License

• Current, Valid Driving License

• Possess two years of operational train driving experience.

• Hold a clean safety record

• Have existing extensive route knowledge.

• Knowledge of locomotives – 56, 60, 66, 70