Service Delivery Shunter

  • Job Reference: TP/125/1973 -
  • Date Posted: 15 December 2023
  • Recruiter: Southeastern
  • Location: Dover, Kent
  • Salary: £28,405 to £35,073
  • Sector: Train Operations, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Introduction

To provide correctly marshalled trains at the time laid down and ensure this work is performed safely and to provide a quality and cost-efficient service.

To carry out Depot Inductions and Isolations.


Role Responsibility

  • Maintain competency in Isolations and carry out Isolations as and when required.
  • To Ensure Passenger Stock is formed correctly as shown in Carriage Working notice and supplements.
  • Responsible for maintaining thorough knowledge of Rules and Regulations that apply to work.
  • Ensure that all tasks are performed in accordance with the depot operating instruction for movements and depot protection.
  • Ensure compliance to the requirement of Engineering and Railway Group Standards and any other documents relevant to the operation of the depot.
  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others at all times.
  • Ensure that Depot premises are maintained in a safe and clean condition.

The Ideal Candidate

  • To have excellent communication skills
  • To be proactive when it comes to problem solving and decision making
  • To be disciplined with a healthy respect for rules & procedures
  • To be punctual and reliable
  • To demonstrate our values on a day to day basis

Package Description

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this.

As well as a generous salary, we offer an comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme 
  • Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)
  • After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services
  • Up to 32 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.
  • Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

About the Company

About Southeastern

Southeastern runs train services into London from Kent and East Sussex, operating almost 1,700 trains a day, carrying more than 400,000 passengers, serving 176 stations and covering 540 miles of track.

Just over 4,600 employees - mostly from the communities that we serve - work together to provide this vital service and we are looking to expand our successful team. We have a strong set of values that shape the way we run our business and guide our staff in delivering what our customers need. These are:

  • We aim to be the best
  • We make the difference together
  • We care passionately about our people and our passengers