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Are you ready to take on one of the most crucial safety-related jobs in the rail network?
Our signallers operate the signals and points that help make sure trains run safely and on time. You’ll be a guardian for safety and communications, responsible for maintaining our high standards with calm and methodical decision-making.
Salary: from £19,324 plus shift allowances
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You’ll be the focal point of all operations in your area, as part of a team that manages operational safety and train services for a specific geographical location. As well as thriving on the responsibility for the safety of our passengers, colleagues and partners, you must be calm, methodical and analytical, so you can make all your decisions accurately after proper consideration.
You’ll be expected to take the lead in your duties, being assertive and in command of many different situations, so good communication skills are key.
You’ll need high levels of concentration, good hearing and eyesight and normal colour perception. You must be able to assess situations and think through the outcome of your actions under pressure. In many cases you’ll be the only one in your signal box, so self-motivation and the ability to work alone are essential.
Your safety responsibilities will include leading communications with other railway staff to ensure the safety of the line at all times, which includes maintaining all required records.
You’ll need motivation and natural attention to detail, along with the required personal qualities for this vital role.