Trainee Mobile Radio Coordinator / Van Driver

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1313014994-2
  • Date Posted: 4 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: HR GO Recruitment
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Transport & Logistics, Driving, Rail
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Trainee Mobile Radio Coordinator / Van Driver - Full training given

Base location: Bishop's Stortford

Starting Salary: 23,795 pa, plus overtime - Excellent Earning potential

Our client, located in Bishop's Stortford, specialises in supplying two-way radio communication systems tailored for the rail industry. They offer on-site communication solutions specifically designed for railway operations during weekend maintenance works on the rail network in the East Anglian region.

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Mobile Radio Coordinator / Van Driver (two in total) and full training will be provided.

As a Trainee Mobile Radio Coordinator / Van Driver you will be responsible for maintaining, managing and assisting with all the on-site two-way radio communication requirements across the East Anglian rail network, typically covering weekend maintenance works.

Typical working week is Thursday to Sunday (including Weekends and Bank Holidays), working 3 out of 4 weekends per month and Bank Holidays. This is split between working on various sites across the London, East Anglia and Kent regions on a weekend and based at the office in Bishop's Stortford when not out on site.

When not working on the weekend shift, you will work Monday to Friday at the Bishop's Stortford office preparing the communication equipment and vehicles for the weekend site work.

Applicants will need to be reliable, trustworthy, have a full UK driving licence and be happy to do shift work (nights and days) and be available to work 3 out of 4 weekends per month, including bank holidays.

Due to the nature of the work involved, the Trainee Mobile Radio Coordinator / Van Driver will be driving the company van from the office in Bishop's Stortford to various railway stations or railway locations in the London, East Anglian and Kent regions. Overnight accommodation is provided depending on the location.

Required:

  • Must be able to commit to working 3 out of 4 weekends per month and bank holidays
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Be available for overnight trips
  • Can work both nights and days
  • Rail experience is desirable, but not essential
  • PTS is desirable, but not essential
  • Good communication and people skills are essential
  • Candidates will need to be located within commutable distance of Bishop's Stortford (Less than one hours' travel time)

Work Pattern: 40 hours per week

  • 3 out of 4 weeks will be working over the weekend.
  • Weekend and two days based at the Bishop's Stortford office
  • When not working on a weekend shift, you will work at the Bishop's Stortford Office site for 5 days, Monday to Friday - 7.30am -3.30pm

Starting Salary: 23,795 pa, plus overtime; offering excellent earning potential.

Salary increases to 27,000 after successfully completing the three-month probationary period.

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.