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Qualified Train Driver (8724)

Summary of the role

We are currently looking for two qualified Train Drivers to join our team.  As a Driver for Hull Trains, you'll be responsible for the safe and timely transportation of our customers. Your greatest strengths will lie in your concentration and quick decision-making based upon your in-depth rules and regulation knowledge. You will enjoy working in a structured environment, adhering to set rules and procedures.

Please be aware that due to health and safety commitments, applicants are required to live within a reasonable commuting distance of Hull Station, or be willing to relocate in line with this commuting range, prior to commencing the role.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare, drive and dispose of traction units safely, using the prescribed techniques as set out in the appropriate instructions
  • Drive your train in a safe and efficient manner
  • Report Delays as necessary
  • Comply with the rules as defined in the Rule Book issued to you and undergo other proficiency training and assessment
  • Maintain currency of route and traction knowledge specific to the role of Mainline Driver and notify your manager immediately of any deficiency/refresher requirements
  • Only drive traction units that you have been trained to drive and only drive over routes that you can demonstrate sound knowledge of
  • Locate, and where possible rectify faults following the correct procedure
  • Ensure you are provided with, read and understand current late notices
  • Sign for and read all notices and amendments affecting your duties and maintain currency of all personal publications
  • Wear all uniform and PPE provided and carry publications and authorities whilst on duty
  • Communicate effectively with, and assist other staff and customers in the interests of safety on / or customer service
  • Take part in all briefings, safety updates and training on company issues

About you:

  • You will have an in depth working knowledge and understanding of Railway Rules and Regulations
  • You will be an EU Driver Licence Holder and have current competence as a Train Driver
  • You will have good communication and motivational skills to engage with all levels of staff
  • You will be able to assist colleagues and customers at all times
  • An energetic and enthusiastic approach to problem solving and teamwork is required
  • Assessment and/or instructing qualifications would be an advantage
  • Experience of passenger train working desirable

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Hull Railway Station
Ferensway, Hull, England, HU1 3QX
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    Hull Trains
  • Website Skillset:
    Train Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    Hull Railway Station
  • Closing Date:
    16 December 2018
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