GB Railfreight Ltd

  • Train Driver - Bristol

    Job Locations UK-Bristol
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1307
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Train Drivers within GB Railfreight are known as Train Manager, and are critical to our business to ensure we provide our customers with the best-in-class service at all times. Our Train Managers are empowered to take responsibility for the delivery of the key activities on the front line, this encapsulates the need to always be conscious of, and operate with, the highest regard to safety. 

    We are seeking a highly professional, motivated and safety conscious individual who leads by example and exhibits the core values of GBRf. 

    Responsibilities

    As a Train Manager, you will join our Bristol team and support GBRf in our commitment to deliver a safe, reliable and best in class service to our customers. In this role you will liaise with Rail Operators, Signallers and Contractors to ensure customer requirements are met and trains arrive on time. 

     

    A flexible attitude to working hours is required due to this being a shift-based role working a nominal 35 hour week. 

    Qualifications

     

    •  Freight Train Driving Experience.
    •  Candidates must have a clean safety record and must hold a valid UK driving licence.
    •  Extensive route and traction knowledge within the location and surrounding area would be desirable.
    •  Proficient with IT packages such as Word, Outlook and ability to download applications on iPads.
    •  Safety conscious and calm attitude in the 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 reside within 60 minutes of their place of work. 
     

    Why Join GB Railfreight?

     

    You will receive a competitive salary based on a 35 hour week (4 days) with an opportunity to earn overtime and access to a generous suite of benefits including:

     

    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

     

    Training Platform – Providing you with an online learning facility and the opportunity to develop your career at your convenience.

     

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