- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: 5774
SEMI-SKILLED MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBER / SHUNTER - TEMPORARY
GRADE - B2.3
There's never been a more exciting time to join the railway. We're going through the biggest upgrade to our network since the Victorian Times, while running over 2,300 services every single day. As the 5th largest company in Scotland and nearly 5,000 employees, with us you can develop a career. We are looking for people who are focused on our customers. We want people that are looking for more than a just a job; we want people who are committed to giving Scotland the very best railway it has ever had.
ScotRail have 4 maintenance depots throughout Scotland responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of more than 600 vehicles. Vehicle types are varied and include the most modern types of Traction and Rolling stock within the UK. All vehicles are maintained to the highest quality and engineering standards resulting in a challenging working environment.
As a member of the Engineering Team you will be responsible for the delivery of safe, reliable, well-presented trains. The successful applicant will carry out basic engineering and servicing tasks on rail vehicles. An engineering team member working within a flexible engineering team. Responsible for carrying out rail vehicle movement, driving and shunting, servicing and repair of diesel multiple units. Reports directly to the Team Leader.
Flexible outlook and be willing to learn new skills for the benefit of the team and the organisation. Must be able to adapt to new processes. Experience of working in an engineering environment. Be willing to learn shunting procedures.
A highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, with a detailed eye focused on safety and quality.
Having a proven track record in the engineering field is essential. Holding a clean motor vehicle driving licence would be advantageous, as is familiarity with Rail Vehicle Engineering and Rail Operations.
Hours of work: 35 hour week. 3 shift pattern (day/back/night). Weekend working will also be involved. Reference Salary: £37,753pa. Training salary £33,920pa.
Benefits package: Contributory final pension scheme. Free and reduced rate rail travel for you and your family, where applicable. Training: Training initially involves a 3 day Induction training programme including first aid and fire safety training. Selection process: Candidates short-listed will be invited to attend an assessment centre. Candidates successful after assessment will be invited to attend an interview. The final stage for successful candidates will be a medical examination and drugs/alcohol screening. Appointees must provide a basic disclosure Scotland check and at least 2 satisfactory references and complete a six month probation period.
Medical Fitness: Due to the nature of the post and rail industry safety requirements there are certain medical & fitness standards that you would require to meet.