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Vacancy Bishops Lydeard Shedmaster Published: 3rd February 2017

Vacancy: Bishops Lydeard Shedmaster

Hours Per Week: 32

Salary: Competitive

An opportunity has been presented to join the Mechanical Engineering Department as Bishops Lydeard Shedmaster.

 

The Shedmasters tole will be to manage the Bishops Lydeard loco compound in a safe, secure and orderly fashion, taking responsibilityfor the volunteers and staff working on site assisting with locmotive maintenance, operation and fitness to run exams as required, and helping to develop better facilities e.g for coaling.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in railway operations, preferably in a hands on capacity. Experience/qualification in driving and shunting of locomotives on the WSR and knowledge of the WSR rulebook would be an advantage. Training in doing fitness to run exams will be provided as necessary. An element of weekend, early morning and late evening work may be required, depending on operational necessity.

For all enquiries, including a detailed job description, please write to the Head of Mechanical Engineering: [email protected] 

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th February.