Signaller

Network Rail
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2184346

The safe, efficient and reliable operation of signals across our network keeps Britain moving. Because it makes commuter travel and freight transport safer, more efficient and more reliable; demanding a crucial combination of analytical thinking and great communication skills, the job of Signaller is quite simply one of the most important roles on the rail network.

Your decisions make all the difference. Taking the lead on signalling during your shift, you'll take great care to make sure trains travel safely and efficiently along the network. You'll keep Britain moving.

Signaller

Grade: Signaller Grade 2

Salary: '29,221 ('26,485 whilst in training)

Location: Kirkconnel SB

As a guardian of safety and good communications on the railway, you'll ensure the safe passage of trains. You will undertake our Signaller Apprenticeship Programme for a minimum of 12 months to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to undertake the duties of one of the most important jobs on Britain's Railway.

Maintaining the highest standards in every action you take, you'll make sure each decision is thought through, following clear, calm and methodical analysis. Even under pressure, your standards will never slip.

You will work on a shift basis. As the focal point of railway operations in your assigned area, you'll be expected to take the lead in your duties during your shift. That means you'll take command of situations, with an assertive approach and clear communication.

Mandatory Signalling Apprenticeship and Training

The role of Signaller requires flexibility as you will be required to work on a rotational shift basis to ensure maximum coverage of our railway. As the focal point of railway operations in your assigned area, you'll be expected to take the lead in your duties during your shift. That means you'll take command of situations, with an assertive approach and clear communication.

Essential Criteria

This role involves days, nights and weekend working and the job is safety critical. Offers of employment are subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment and BPSS pre-employment checks.

How to apply

Please click 'apply now' to login, upload your CV and complete the pre-screening questions.

If you are successful at these application questions, you will receive a link to complete 3 online SHL tests: verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning and a Signaller situational judgement test. You are required to complete the online tests within a 5 day timescale. If you have completed these same tests within the last 12 months, your previous test scores will be used. You will be notified if you have met the online selection test benchmark. Please contact ScotlandResourcing@networkrail.co.uk for any queries relating to SHL testing for this vacancy.

Applicants that meet the test benchmark will be shortlisted to attend interview. You will be notified of the outcome of your application and if you have been selected to attend an interview.

If you are selected to attend interview, you will be contacted by the Scotland Resourcing Team or Hiring Manager accordingly.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are disability confident and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre'employment vetting.

BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee's unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

As this is a safety critical role, you will also be required to attend a pass a face to face medical screening with drug & alcohol test.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do. Safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets.

All candidates must complete the mandatory pre-screening questions at the start in order for your application to be progressed.

Grade: Signaller Grade 2

Salary: '29,221 ('26,485 whilst in training)

Location: Kirkconnel SB

Closing date: Thursday 11th June 2020 - late applications will not be accepted - late applications will not be accepted.

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

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