Jump to: Hide
Full Job Description
Are you looking for a new challenge?
Are you currently a fully competent mainline train driver looking for an opportunity to grow and learn with a company that supports and encourages progession?
If so, look no further! GB Railfreight are looking to further grow our Willesden depot to help carry out our best-in-class services in the area. We are on the lookout for more professional drives who would be proud to join the blue team and lead the freight rail revolution and partake in the exciting work we have, whether current or in the pipeline.
You would be empowered to take responsibility for the delivery of the key activities on the front line, to always be conscious of, and operate with, the highest regard to safety and to challenge unsafe behaviours at all times.
As a train driver with GB Railfreight you are also the face of the business and are encouraged to build good relationships with customers at our customer sites and terminals, and provide good customer service regardless of the situation. A sense of humour helps, along with a certain level of patience!
You will join our London based team and work alongside our Rail Operators who prepare and shunt the trains, duty control managers, Operations Managers, signallers, and a number of other parties to ensure the services run smoothly, safely, and in a timely fashion.
A flexible attitude to working hours is required due to this being a shift-based role working a nominal 34.5 hour week. The shifts vary and need to cover work 24/7, particularly on nights, which is traditionally the domain of freight!
- Freight Train Driving experience.
- Candidates must have a clean safety record and must hold a valid UK driving licence.
- Safety conscious and calm attitude in an event of an emergency situation.
- Excellent concentration and observational skills.
- Clear and professional communication skills to relay important safety messages.
- Customer focused with excellent problem solving skills.
Train Managers must live within 60 minutes of the advertised location.
Why Join GB Railfreight?
Healthcare package – Private healthcare cover for a range of operations for you and a partner living at the same address as well as cover for a number of health care facilities for you and your dependents including consultations, scans, counselling, optical, dental, and therapy treatments.
Cycle to work scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for bicycle purchase twice a year.
Pension Scheme – including death in service cover at 4 times salary.
Denplan scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for you and your partner.
Online Benefits Portal – Offering hundreds or discounts a nationwide retailers
To apply for this job please visit uk.indeed.com.