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10 months ago
Balfour Beatty
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Rail
Category: Commercial Jobs
Driver Operator

Job number: UK10311
Company/Division: Rail
Career area: Trades - General Operative/Commercial
Country: UK
Region/State: UK Wide
Position type: Full Time
Job type: Permanent

About the role

Are you a Driver Operator looking to develop your train driving career with an international leader in rail infrastructure and engineering? If so read on....

Balfour Beatty currently has opportunities for Driver Operators to join our Rail team to work UK wide on our new and exciting Stoneblower contract. Locations are:

East Midlands (Doncaster, Leeds etc.)

West Midlands (Birmingham, Stafford etc.)

Western Region (Bristol, Swindon, Reading etc.)

Stoneblowers maintain the track by pneumatically injecting small stones under the sleepers filling the voids and stabilising the track. The current Stoneblower fleet consists of 14 operational machines – 11 Plain Line machines allocated to specific geographical areas throughout the UK rail network and three Multi-Purpose machines which operate across all areas of the network.

What you'll be doing

As a Driver Operator you will:

* Work to roster as required
* Have previous experience as a Driver Operator
* Carry out safety of the line checks prior to any machine departures
* Comply with all statutory and company policies and procedures
* Read and confirm/acknowledge receipts where required of safety of the line information (WONS/ PONs,etc) and all relevant safety briefs
* Maintain regular communication with team members, safety representatives, planners

Who we're looking for

To be successful in this role you will:

* Have IT skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat
* Have sufficient knowledge of machine and systems
* Be a fully qualified driver operator
* Have route knowledge
* Be able to risk assess

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Balfour Beatty Rail Limited is an international leader in rail infrastructure engineering projects and the UK's largest rail engineering and services provider. We offer a full range of rail infrastructure activities from high-speed rail to mass rapid transit, covering urban, rural and commuter routes, for both public and private railways.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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