Qualified Train Driver - Central Region

Great Western Railway
10 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary: GBP46,597 per annum

Who we are:

GWR is the proud custodian of one of the most prestigious railway networks in the world. Our services call at over 275 stations, stretching across the South West of England.

Over the next few years we will be making history with huge investments that will affect all areas of operations, from new trains to stations upgrades and local community support.

We aim to transform the way people think about rail travel by setting a new standard - a better experience for our customers. Together we will restore the railways as a very special way to travel - relaxing, fast, efficient, friendly and fun.

If you share our passion for the railway then we would love to hear from you.

Your main responsibilities will be:
Ensuring you pass all relevant assessments in relation to a GWR Qualified Train Driver. Following an intensive period of training and route learning Driving a train safely while training in a punctual and economical manner Abiding by numerous policies and Rules that are in place for safety purposes. Locate, and where possible, rectify faults, following the correct reporting procedures To maintain a productive and professional relationship with your colleagues, Trainers and others involved in your training at all times.
Who we're looking for

You'll need to be:
Able to work a variety of shifts including weekends and nights. Living within 60 minutes travelling time of the depot. (within 60 minutes for both own travel and on public transport) Be responsible for making your own way into the depot at all times, also, when public transport is not available. Able to provide an excellent service for our customers. Able to follow safety critical instructions. Able to comply with the Drugs and Alcohol Policy, Rules and Procedures Willing to wear uniform while on duty as issued, to meet GWR Standards
As a minimum you'll need to have:
A reputable work history and standard of Safety detailed on the RSSB B1 Record of Safety Critical information form (old ATOC form). GWR uses as a part of the short-listing process so if this is not provided your application will be withdrawn A good standard of Safety Critical information history while a Qualified Driver The ability to be punctual at all times The ability to listen to instructions and follow them. The ability to communicate effectively. The ability and willingness to learn new information and apply it in practice. The ability to work alone and concentrate for long periods of time
The Reward:

As well as a great team environment and comprehensive training, all GWR colleagues enjoy a range of benefits including final salary pension scheme, free rail travel across the GWR network for you and your family, company-sponsored health care plan, childcare vouchers and an Employee assistance programme.

Additional Information:

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The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our organisation. And the broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.

Salary: . Date posted: 13/04/2017