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Freight Train Driver

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Job ID:

85878

Location:

West Midlands 

Salary:

£62,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

5

Posted:

01/03/2019
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Job Description:

Purpose of the Role

To undertake the safe and efficient driving and operation of trains as directed on weekly roster and diagrams

Key Success Measures

  • Safety - Support the implementation of the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Profitability - Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.
  • Quality - Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which can take pride in.
  • Respect - Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Responsible for the safe, efficient and productive operation of freight trains.
  • Carry out train driving duties in accordance with laid down procedures.
  • Ensure safety of the line and all employees and public that may be affected by the operation of trains.
  • Undertake locomotive preparation and disposal duties, and fuel locomotives when required.
  • Undertake in-service locomotive, train faultfinding, and assist in repairs where competent.
  • Record and report locomotive and train defects in accordance with Rulebook and Company Procedures
  • Prepare locomotives for service.
  • Undertake train preparation/train "in service" freight examination and loads examination duties.
  • Carry out the "simplified" brake test as directed.
  • Undertake route learning as directed and sign for routes after sufficient time for learning.
  • Assist maintenance staff and undertake "weekly" locomotive exams as required.
  • Work various shift patterns including nights, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Must be prepared to lodge away from home, when required.
  • Ensure the highest level of professionalism when dealing with other individuals within the company, clients and members of the public.
  • As you will expect the organization may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time

Person Specification

The job holder will have;

  • Appropriate traction knowledge
  • Freight rules & regulations
  • Route knowledge
  • Basic wagon knowledge
  • Personal Track Safety

Behavioral Skills

  • Energy - 'Get up and go' attitude of a leader
  • Energise - Lead, manage and inspire my team
  • Edge - Maximise my personal edge
  • Execute - Make things happen
  • Engage - Stay close to the client
Company Info
Fission Recruitment Services Limited

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Fission Recruitment Services Limited

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Freight Train Driver

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Job ID:

85878

Location:

West Midlands 

Salary:

£62,000.00 per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

5

Posted:

01/03/2019
col-wide 

Job Description:

Purpose of the Role

To undertake the safe and efficient driving and operation of trains as directed on weekly roster and diagrams

Key Success Measures

  • Safety - Support the implementation of the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Profitability - Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.
  • Quality - Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which can take pride in.
  • Respect - Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Responsible for the safe, efficient and productive operation of freight trains.
  • Carry out train driving duties in accordance with laid down procedures.
  • Ensure safety of the line and all employees and public that may be affected by the operation of trains.
  • Undertake locomotive preparation and disposal duties, and fuel locomotives when required.
  • Undertake in-service locomotive, train faultfinding, and assist in repairs where competent.
  • Record and report locomotive and train defects in accordance with Rulebook and Company Procedures
  • Prepare locomotives for service.
  • Undertake train preparation/train "in service" freight examination and loads examination duties.
  • Carry out the "simplified" brake test as directed.
  • Undertake route learning as directed and sign for routes after sufficient time for learning.
  • Assist maintenance staff and undertake "weekly" locomotive exams as required.
  • Work various shift patterns including nights, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Must be prepared to lodge away from home, when required.
  • Ensure the highest level of professionalism when dealing with other individuals within the company, clients and members of the public.
  • As you will expect the organization may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.
  • Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time

Person Specification

The job holder will have;

  • Appropriate traction knowledge
  • Freight rules & regulations
  • Route knowledge
  • Basic wagon knowledge
  • Personal Track Safety

Behavioral Skills

  • Energy - 'Get up and go' attitude of a leader
  • Energise - Lead, manage and inspire my team
  • Edge - Maximise my personal edge
  • Execute - Make things happen
  • Engage - Stay close to the client