Shunter (Tilbury)

£36,250 - £36,500 per annum

Rail Shunter – Wembley or Tilbury – Permanent - £38.000 per year + Overtime  

  • Must have previous shunting experience in a freight environment 
  • Must have Network rail approved competencies (evidenced)
  • Must have a Driving Licence and be able to pass a DBS check

Are you looking for the next step on the career ladder?

Are you an experienced Shunter person?

Talentwise at Ford & Stanley - The technical recruitment specialist is currently looking to speak to Rail Shunters looking for their next step on their career ladder, with experience in a safety critical environment.

If this is you, we need to speak to you...

The Organisation

You will have a fantastic opportunity to work with a rail company in the London area

The Opportunity

  • You will have the opportunity to join a rail freight organisation carrying out all shunting duties required
  • You will be responsible for maintaining safety in a safety critical environment and experience of this is essential.
  • You will be working on nights in a busy depot between the hours of 10.00pm and 08.00am with the hours being 40 hour a week minimum.

You will be responsible for

  • Ensuring the movement of trains or vehicles are carried out in a safe, punctual and economical manner in accordance with the rules and regulations currently in force
  • Ensure a quality shunting and train preparation service for the company and its customers, whilst maintaining laid down company standards of competency
  • Ensure all documentation is completed correctly as per laid down procedure

The Candidate

  • You will be experienced in a rail freight depot environment and have network rail approved competencies, which you must be able to evidence.
  • You will have or will be trained to PTS standard
  • You must have at least 12 months experience in a similar role.
  • Pre-employment drug and alcohol checks and medicals required for this position.

Likely job titles

Shunter, Designated person, driver/shunter, controller, rail shunter


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