Shunter x 4

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Rolling Stock

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  • Salary:

    Up to £18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Miller

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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This is an exciting opportunity to work with our rail client based in Cambridge on an ongoing basis as a Shunter.


  • Responsible for safely controlling the movements of all Bi-Modes' arriving and departing the depot (including internal moves).
  • Maintaining effective communication with; ATC depot staff, ATC departmental heads, Network Rail signaller, Train Drivers, AGA staff & Stadler staff to ensure contractual obligations are met
  • Ensuring Stadler / AGA staff adhere to the depot SMOW and all other relevant ATC policies and procedures whilst on site.
  • Ensuring all areas used by the project are maintained / kept to a high standard and do not affect other depot projects.
  • Cover absence on the opposite shift (day & night) to ensure 24/7 cover is maintained.
  • Safe movement of customer materials; onto and around the depot.
  • In the absence of the Team Leader you will be responsible for;
    • The control and management of all Stadler / AGA contractors on the depot.
    • Inductions of all Stadler / AGA contractors and staff involved in the project
  • Support the Depot Manager / Service Delivery Leader / Team leader in other areas of the business when required

You should be able to demonstrate:

  • Evidence of previous DP / Shunter competence
  • FLT Operator
  • PTS
  • First Aid
  • Understanding of Depot Operations
  • Previous experience in the control and movement of rail vehicles into / off and around a depot as a Depot Shunter / DP.
  • Understanding of applicable health, safety and environmental standards and requirements
  • Experienced and confidence in communicating via 2 way radio