OTM Trainee Driver/Operator

Posting Date: 18 February 2021

Location: Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, GB, G73 1DR

Company: Babcock

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OTM Trainee Driver / Operator
Rutherglen, Scotland


About the role


We’re looking to recruit an OTM Trainee Driver / Operator to operate and/or drive “On Track” machines for which certificates of competency have been obtained.


You will be responsible for carrying out the servicing, cleaning and fuelling of machines as directed as well as minor repairs. You will also provide the completion and return of all associated paperwork including Phires Forms, signing of log books and other documentation as required.


This is an exciting position working for a large Defence organisation. Babcock are the main contractor on the Network Rail Track Alliance framework for Track renewals and Signalling & Telecoms projects, for at least the next five years.


What do I need to do the role?


You will be a qualified UK train driver with a current valid European train driving licence (and car).


Personal Track Safety Certificate (PTS) would be an advantage.


You will also possess a good knowledge of OTM operation, and be prepared to work and live away from home when required depending on location of projects.


What else do I need to know?


This role is based out of Rutherglen site but will require travelling to sites across Scotland. There will also be occasions working away from home when required.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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Closing date: 05/03/2021

Job reference: 33804

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