Train Driver (Intermodal)

Train Driver (Intermodal) Leeds, England

Freightliner
Full Time Leeds, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.
1 PURPOSE OF JOB

1.1 To Drive trains in accordance with Rules & Regulations, Competency Based Standards for Train Driving and Freightliner’s Defensive Driving Policy.

2 PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES

2.1 Responsible for attending and reporting for duty at the time and place directed, ensuring you are physically fit to carry out the duties of a Train Driver.
2.2 Responsible for unsupervised safe movement of Traction.
2.3 Responsible for absorbing and retaining knowledge of traction, routes, rules and regulations, and operating notices.
2.4 Be able to act and adjust driving technique accordingly to suit prevailing conditions i.e. weather, rail conditions.
2.5 Be vigilant in observing all signals applicable to train movements and immediately report any irregularities to the Signalman concerned.
2.6 Should any delay occur, an explanation should be sought from the Signalman concerned in order that relevant people receive up to date information.
2.7 Responsible for reporting to Network Rail by the most expeditious means which is normally to the controlling signalman any safety of the line incident that action may be taken and protection may be put in place.
2.8 Carry out emergency procedures when required including initial HABD examinations (including use of the ‘Tempilstik’).
2.9 Sign, be in possession of and read all notices and publications affecting our Traincrew Route Knowledge. Maintain and update publications as required for Traction and Route Knowledge and for the safe running of trains.
2.10 Wear full uniform and safety clothing as supplied.
2.11 Respond to service faults and failures reporting as necessary to Freightliner Control and/or Help Line.
2.12 Cover Standards Managers position as and when required (ref to standards Manager JD)
2.13 Undertake other duties as directed by the Supervisor or Manager
SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
THIS POST HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS SAFETY CRITICAL AND THE POST HOLDER IS SUBJECT TO ALCOHOL AND DRUGS SCREENING.

NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT MUST ONLY BE ISSUED AND READ IN CONJUNCTION
WITH THE CORRESPONDING JOB DESCRIPTION.

RESPONSIBILITIES

1) SAFETY OF THE LINE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.1 Operate trains in a safe and proper manner in accordance with Railway Group Standards and Freightliner requirements.
1.2 Be fully conversant with all current operating rules, regulations and notices.
1.3 Carry out initial HABD’s Examinations.

2) STATUTORY DUTIES UNDER:
2.1 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 et seq.
2.2 Transport and Work Act 1992.

3) PRINCIPAL SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:
3.1 Maintain vigilance when driving, taking appropriate action at signals etc.
3.2 Adjust driving technique in accordance with prevailing conditions e.g weather, speed restrictions.
3.3 Take prompt, appropriate action to ensure safety of people and equipment in and out of course situations.

4) SPECIFIC QUALIFICATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:

ESSENTIAL

Required prior to taking up position.
4.1.1 PTS
4.1.2 Current Rules and Regulations CoC.
4.1.3 Drivers Assessment.
4.2.1 Induction - local
4.2.2 Fire training - local
4.2.3 RGS 3251
4.2.4 Initial HABD Examination course.

DESIRABLE
4.3.1 NVQ - Train Driving
4.3.2 First Aid.

5) PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
5.1 HV Vest
5.2 Safety Footwear
5.3 Gloves
5.4 Wet Weather Clothing
5.5 Hand lamp
5.6 Safety eyewear (prescription where required)

6) SAFETY DOCUMENTATION:
6.1 Appropriate Rules & Regulations
6.2 Local Working Instructions
6.3 Track Safety Handbook
6.4 Working Manual for Rail Staff (white, pink, green pages).
6.5 Traincrew manual publications as appropriate.
6.6 Access to Statutory documentation as listed in Section 2, and other relevant publications held at Admin Office.
6.7 Safety Critical Work Regulations Identity Card.
6.8 Templestick.
6.9 iPad
We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.
In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team

Train Driver (Intermodal)
Freightliner

www.freightliner.co.uk
London, United Kingdom
Less than $1 million (USD)
1 to 50 Employees
Company - Private
Taxi & Car Services
1965
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