Static Groundstaff


Location: Norfolk

Job Type: Full time


Our commitment to you, once you join our team, is to foster growth and provide developmental opportunities to ensure you reach your utmost potential.

Purpose of Job

To ensure the movement of trains or vehicles are carried out in a safe, punctual and economical manner in accordance with the rules and regulations currently in force To ensure a quality shunting and train preparation service for the company and its customers, whilst maintaining laid down Freightliner Heavy Haul standards of competency Ensure all documentation is completed correctly as per laid down procedures

Principle Activities and Accountabilities

Under instruction, ensure that all post arrival and pre departure checks are carried out and that all appropriate documentation in connection with rail movements is completed and filed

Marshall train formation as required

Control movements concerned with the attaching, detaching or stabling in a safe and efficient manner

Undertake train preparation duties as required

Carry out wagon examination to FL MIE standards, report and defects immediately

Undertake any training the post requires

Read and update all notices that may affect your work

Communicate effectively with other staff in the interests of safety

Comply with the rules as defined in the rulebook and appendix and undergo the proficiency assessments as prescribed

Liaise with and ensure security issues are dealt with in the company’s interest

Undertake additional/alternative work as requested by management

General Safety Responsibilities

The post holder has a duty to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their actions at work. Co-operation with FLHH and co-workers to help everyone maintain their legal requirements by:

Taking reasonable care of own health and safety and that of any person who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work Co-operating with FLHH to comply with health and safety legislation Carrying out any work in accordance with any training, instruction or company procedure that is relevant to the position Informing your line manager of any health and safety problems identified by yourself or identified to you by other people

Using any safety equipment provided by FLHH that you have been trained to use in a proper and appropriate manner

All safety critical staff to comply with the Drugs and Alcohol policy RG-GEN 023

Specific Safety Responsibilities

Manage responsibility in connection with Health and Safety at Work Act Wear full and correct PPE at all times and ensure that all staff under your control are wearing full and correct PPE for site Be fully conversant with all current operation rules, regulation and notices.

Take prompt, appropriate action to ensure safety of people and equipment in and out of course situations

Experience, Knowledge, Qualifications and Training

PTS Current Rules and Regulations CoC Induction – local

Fire training – local

Documentation and Equipment

HV Vest Safety Footwear

Gloves Wet weather clothing Hard hat Hand lamp Uniform as supplied Appropriate Rules and Regulations Methods of Work Track Safety Handbook Working Manual for Rail Staff (White, Pink pages)

Train crew Manual publications as appropriate

Railway Group Standards (including rule book)

Freightliner Train crew Manual

Personnel and risk group procedures

We are looking for the most committed and reliable individuals who possess the knowledge, skills and experience needed for their roles.

In return we can offer competitive pay, excellent benefits, a competitive pension scheme and a rewarding career in an award-winning team

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