B3.3 ENGINEERING/SHUNTING/DEPOT DRIVING TEAM MEMBER

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B3.3 ENGINEERING/SHUNTING/DEPOT DRIVING TEAM MEMBER'S AT BOTH LOCATIONS: SHIELDS DEPOT, GLASGOW EASTFIELD DEPOT, GLASGOW With more than 5,000 employees, ScotRail plays a vital role in serving the people and communities of Scotland. We recognise a...

B3.3 ENGINEERING/SHUNTING/DEPOT DRIVING TEAM MEMBER'S AT BOTH LOCATIONS:

SHIELDS DEPOT, GLASGOW 

EASTFIELD DEPOT, GLASGOW

With more than 5,000 employees, ScotRail plays a vital role in serving the people and communities of Scotland.  We recognise a modern and diverse workforce, encouraged to use their talents, and develop their skills, is integral to our success in serving and reflecting the communities of Scotland.  We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and have also set ourselves ambitious sustainability targets including having a carbon-free railway in Scotland by 2035. 

ScotRail is four times accredited as a Top Employer, has achieved Leaders in Diversity and is a Disability Confident Employer.  We value, celebrate, and respect the diversity our people and aim to inspire, attract, retain, and develop the best talent.  Because we value diversity and the benefits it brings, we want to continue improving the diversity of our people and particularly welcome applications from women, young people, LGBT+ people, people with a disability, and people from ethnically diverse backgrounds. 

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.

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: £45,300 per annum on completion of training, training salary £43,865 per annum.  We’ll ensure you’re rewarded for your contribution with a competitive package that includes:

  • Contributory Final Salary Pension scheme
  • Free and reduced rate rail travel for you and your family, where applicable.
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Hapi benefits package, offered to everyone at ScotRail

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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