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January 3, 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom
Job Type
£54000 - £70000 per annum


Freight Train Driver

Location: Bristol

Pay £54,000 – £70,000

My client, a Large Commercial Freight Operator are currently looking to recruit several Freight Train Driver’s for a major service route they operate.

Freight Train Driver Candidate Essentials:

Appropriate traction knowledge
Freight rules & regulations
Route knowledge
Basic wagon knowledge
Personal Track Safety

Freight Train Driver Duties:

Responsible for the safe, efficient and productive operation of freight trains.
Carry out train driving duties in accordance with laid down procedures.
Ensure safety of the line and all employees and public that may be affected by the operation of trains.
Undertake locomotive preparation and disposal duties, and fuel locomotives when required.
Undertake in-service locomotive, train fault finding, and assist in repairs where competent.
Record and report locomotive and train defects in accordance with Rule book and Company Procedures
Prepare locomotives for service.
Undertake train preparation, train in service, freight examination and loads examination duties.
Carry out the simplified brake test as directed.
Undertake route learning as directed and sign for routes after sufficient time for learning.
Assist maintenance staff and undertake weekly locomotive exams as required.
Work various shift patterns including nights, weekends and bank holidays.
Must be prepared to lodge away from home, when required.
Ensure the highest level of professionalism when dealing with other individuals within the company, clients and members of the public

Freight Train Driver Benefits:

Competitive Rate of Pay
Immediate starts available
Permanent Position
Excellent package 

To apply for this exciting Freight Train Driver role with one on the UK's leading Freight companies, please reply to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call David at Kemp Recruitment on 0330 440 2323 for more information.

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