TXM Recruit are currently recruiting for a shunter on a 6 month contract basis in Nottingham. This is with a train operating company. We are ideally looking for someone with previous shunting experience but we can also consider people who have worked in a safety critical environment, such as on a depot but not necessarily as a shunter. This could of been as a train cleaner, depot cleaner / maintenance. The importance is having awareness to safety critical working environments.

Role Overview:
Shunt and dispatch trains in a safe manner within the Depot. This is a safety critical role.

Hourly Rate: £12.25

Shift Pattern:

  • Permanent Nights, 4 out of 7 days 
  • Average 39 hours per week, typical start/finish times – 21:00 – 06:00 or 21:00 – 04:00
  • Role Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Train Managers, signallers and contractor representatives to ensure customer requirements are met regarding the shunting activity
  • Ensure safety measures are adhered to at all times
  • Supervise movement of all vehicles within the depot 
  • Acknowledge receipt of and read all notices affecting your train, route knowledge or rules and instructions, maintaining competency of all personal publications
  • Ability to follow instructions as full training will be provided
  • Role Requirements:

  • Previous Railway experience within a safety critical environment is desirable
  • Engineering background within a hands on role
  • Ability to work across Night Shift
  • Previous shunting experience is desirable but not essential
  • If you are interested in the role and would like some more information please click ‘APPLY’ and we will be in touch.

    TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection or application process due to disability or a long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.