- Sector: Engineering and Technical
- Location: Aberdeen
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: 1890446
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.
As a guardian of safety and good communications on the railway, you'll ensure the safe passage of trains. 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.
If you pass our assessment, you'll be required to undertake a nine-week residential course at a state-of-the-art training centre. This will be followed by further training within your appointed signal box. We'll make sure you have all the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.
You must also be able to meet the required online testing benchmark score, in order for us to progress with your application.
Network Rail welcomes applications 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, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
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 (to a maximum subsidy amount of '2,250).
If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please ensure you fully understand what the role involves by visiting and reading our Signaller pages on the Network Rail website.
Closing date:15th November 2016, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.
How to apply: Please click 'apply now' to login and submit your CV online.
In order for your application to be progressed, you must complete the 70 pre-screening questions as this is part of the application process.
If you are successful at application you will receive an invitation within 72hrs via email to complete an online situational judgment test (SJT). However if you If successful at the online testing stage and ranked amongst the top scorers, you will be shortlisted for assessment and we will contact you to arrange your attendance at this. However if you have previously completed a signaller assessment within the last three years, your scores from that test will be used instead.
If successful at assessment and ranked amongst the top scorers, interviews for the role will follow approximately two weeks later, and you should expect to be required to make yourself available for this too.
If following interview you are successful in being offered a position, we will arrange for you to attend a pre-appointment medical check and alcohol & drug test.
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