Operative [Rail Testing & Lubrication]
Wales & Western Region
About Network Rail
We at network rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britains best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!
Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and were empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.
Out in all weathers, youll play a highly practical role in keeping Britain moving. Across a wide range of manual maintenance tasks, the efficiency and safety of the railway is in your hands.About the role (External)
Youll be on the frontline, working shifts to deliver a variety of manual maintenance tasks. Whether your focus is on track, signalling or electrification, youll keep our assets in perfect working order. Which means youll pay a key role in keeping commuters and freight safe, and making journeys smooth.
This is a hands-on role, working outdoors in all weathers. Carrying out general maintenance, your range of duties will include everything from shovelling ballast to carrying out lookout duties for your team. Youll check all kinds of things, to ensure they are in great working order from vehicles and plant to equipment, tools and materials. In everything you do, youll work safely and efficiently. If youve got what it takes, well provide all the training, protective clothing and support you need to succeed.
- Experience of working in an environment where safety is vital
- Willing and able to work shifts, including days, nights and weekends
- Conscientious, reliable and hard working
- Keen to develop new skills
- Good communication skills, both in person and in writing
- Meet the required benchmark for application screening questions
- Must meet required online testing benchmark
- To hold or be working towards an NVQ 1 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
- Willing and able to drive vehicles
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.
How to apply (External)
Closing date: 14th August 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.