Depot Driver Reference number SWT03596 Region Metro Location Wimbledon Train Care Depot Contract Type Full Time Contact Fleet Main purpose As a Depot Driver, you will be a key member of the operations team, whose role in the delivery of the safe and punctual operation of the train service is of prime importance. You will be expected to achieve and consistently demonstrate a high standard of driving techniques in all weather conditions. You will undertake your driving activities in an environment in which you will sometimes be working under pressure and be required to cope with multiple, swiftly altering demands. As you would expect, it is important to promote high standards of communication, in the interests of safety and customer service. Principal accountabilities Undertake driving duties on types of trains and over routes where qualified to do so. Prepare, drive and dispose of trains safely using the prescribed techniques as set out in the appropriate instructions, and the companys driving policy. Resetting of on-board electrical control systems. Coupling and uncoupling of units and the attachment/detachment of coupling bags. Undertake brake tests for own or other trains and ensure environmental stock examinations are carried out. Operate hand points and signal plungers in respect of yard/siding arrival and departure. Undertake minor maintenance tasks such as wiper blade and light bulb changes. Shift pattern Average of 36 hours per week. Full time shifts including early, late and nights. Minimum requirements Minimum age 21 Must reach required health and fitness standards as position is classified as safety critical (see SWT Safety Critical statement) Applicants requiring a visa must have at least 6 months remaining at the start of employment. DEADLINE 03/06!!