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On Track Machine Driver


Glasgow, GB, G73 1AP

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              On Track Machine Driver
Location:              Rutherglen
Compensation:    £48741 plus overtime
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF51088


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an On Track Machine Driver at our Rutherglen site.


The role
As an On Track Machine Driver, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will be operating and driving on track machines within the required rules.  


Day to day, you will into the OTM supervisor and will be operating or driving the on-track machines. You will also service the machines and clean and fuel them and if any minor repairs are required they will also carry out those along-side the supervisor. 
1.    Operate and/or drive “On-Track” machines for which certification of competency has been obtained.
2.    Extensive route knowledge in Scotland required or willing to learn
3.    Carry out servicing, cleaning and fuelling of machines as directed and carry out minor repairs.
4.    Arrange to complete and return all associated paperwork.  This includes Phires Forms, signing of log-books and other documentation as required.


Essential experience of the On Track Machine Driver,
•    Train Driving licence essential.  PTS and DP would be useful.  Others as agreed to meet the requirements of the post.
•    Considerable experience as a train driver
•    Good knowledge of OTM operation. (advantageous)
•    Sound knowledge of track mechanised maintenance. (advantageous)
•    Good knowledge of Permanent Way Rules and Regulations, procedures and track safety rules. (advantageous)
•    Knowledge of Drivers Rules and Regulations. (essential)
•    Knowledge of required machine outputs in relation to track quality. (advantageous)
•    In depth knowledge of Permanent Way component parts. (advantageous)


35 hour week working mainly nights and weekends, working 8 days over 14. Full Time/Onsite


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits
•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme 
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over 130 years Babcock International 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. 
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: 02/10/2023

Job Segment: CSR, Management

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