B3.3 ENGINEERING SHUNTER/DEPOT DRIVER TEAM MEMBER, EDINBURGH AREA

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B3.3 ENGINEERING/SHUNTING/DEPOT DRIVING TEAM MEMBER

EDINBURGH AREA - (HAYMARKET & MILLERHILL DEPOTS)

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 over 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 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.

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. All responsibilities will be carried out in compliance with local Safety & Quality Procedures and SOM 200.

A highly motivated individual who is a team player. Must have a 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.

Proven track record and experience of working in an engineering environment. Must be willing to learn shunting and driving procedures. Formal engineering and shunting qualifications would be desirable. Ability to drive road motor vehicle is desirable.

Hours of work: 35 hour week. A rotating three-shift cycle, which involves day, back and night shift. Weekend working is compulsory.

Reference Salary: £39,012 per annum. Training salary £37,753 per annum.

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 two separate assessment centres. 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.

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