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OTM (Driver/Operator)


Edinburgh, GB, EH15 2QA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               OTM (Driver/Operator)
Location:               Glasgow, UK - Onsite
Compensation:     Attractive Salary + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF49330

Be part of progress


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a OTM (Driver/Operator) at Glasgow.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


The OTM (Driver/Operator) role is based within our Networks Rail business area.

We support Network Rail and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable and efficient rail network across Great Britain. Whether you’re a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.


The role
The difference our new OTM (Driver/Operator) will make

As a OTM (Driver/Operator), you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be required to operate and drive on track machines within the required rules.


Day to day, you will service the machines, clean and fuel them. You will also carry out any minor repairs that are required and there will be some paperwork involved where you will be required to sign off logbooks and complete phires forms. 

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based on site in Glasgow. 

Essential experience:

•    Train Driving licence is essential and PTS and DP would be useful.
•    Considerable experience as a train driver
•    Good knowledge of OTM operation is advantageous
•    Sound knowledge of track mechanised maintenance is advantageous
•    Good knowledge of Permanent Way Rules and Regulations, procedures and track safety rules is advantageous
•    Knowledge of Drivers Rules and Regulations is essential
•    Knowledge of required machine outputs in relation to track quality is advantageous
•    In depth knowledge of Permanent Way component parts is advantageous


What we offer
Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 28 days plus 8 bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme with life assurance
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 31 March 2023

Job Segment: CSR, Management

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