Engineering/ Shunting/ Depot Driving Team Member

  • Job Reference: 00004167-1
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2023
  • Recruiter: ScotRail
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £41,382 to £42,736
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Train Operations, Plant & Equipment Operators, Technical & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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: £42,736 per annum on completion of training, training salary £41,382 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.