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Latest Job Opportunities

Team Leader - Mechanical

We are looking for individuals to lead a small team of mechanical engineers (paid and volunteer staff).

You will be enthusiastic, able to motivate and lead team members, assess project and team performance, work to deadlines and propogate a safety culture within the team and workplace.

Experience and expertise in steam locomotive restoration or a related heavy engineering field is desirable.

Ideally, you will possess experience in:

  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Motivating small teams
  • Oral and written communication
Hours: 39 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, between 08.00-16.45 (15.45 on a Friday)

Duration: Permanent position

Applications by:Covering letter & CV
Salary:Competitive salary, pension and rail travel benefit scheme is available
Closing date:31 August 2016

Please apply to:

Tammy Ferris
Severn Valley Railway,
Number One Comberton Place
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 1QR

Telephone:01562 757900
Email:recruitment@svrlive.com

Team Leader - Boilershop

We are looking for individuals to lead a small team of boilershop engineers (paid and volunteer staff).

You will be enthusiastic, able to motivate and lead team members, assess project and team performance, work to deadlines and propogate a safety culture within the team and workplace.

Experience and expertise in steam locomotive restoration or a related heavy engineering field is desirable.

Ideally, you will possess experience in:

  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Motivating small teams
  • Oral and written communication
Hours: 39 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, between 08.00-16.45 (15.45 on a Friday)

Duration: Permanent position

Applications by:Covering letter & CV
Salary:Competitive salary, pension and rail travel benefit scheme is available
Closing date:31 August 2016

Please apply to:

Tammy Ferris
Severn Valley Railway,
Number One Comberton Place
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 1QR

Telephone:01562 757900
Email:recruitment@svrlive.com

Fitter/Machinist

We are looking for somebody who is both enthusiastic and skilled in heavy engineering with a desire to work within the Heritage Railway industry.

You will have a full range of heavy engineering skills, suitable for the maintenance and restoration of Steam Locomotive Chassis and associated fittings and pipe work.

Ideally you will possess experience in:

  • Use of machine tools
  • Working from drawings or replacing existing parts
  • Fitting work
  • Oxy fuel cutting & welding
Hours: 39 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, between 08.00-16.45 (15.45 on a Friday)

Duration: Permanent position

Applications by:Covering letter & CV
Salary:Competitive salary, pension and rail travel benefit scheme is available
Closing date:31 August 2016

Please apply to:

Tammy Ferris
Severn Valley Railway,
Number One Comberton Place
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 1QR

Telephone:01562 757900
Email:recruitment@svrlive.com

Boilersmith

We are looking for somebody who is both enthusiastic and skilled in heavy engineering or desires to work within the Heritage Railway industry.

You will have a full range of skills, knowledge and experience suitable to maintaining and building Steam Locomotive boilers.

Training will be given to the successful candidate.

Ideally you will possess experience in marking out, oxy fuel cutting and welding (Ability to Weld to Pressure Vessel standards is an advantage). Use of machine/air tools is also a requirement.

You will be required to perform a wide range of duties; with both paid and volunteer staff .This will also require the ability to work from drawings or examples on steam boilers

Applications by:Covering letter & CV
Salary:Competitive salary, pension and rail travel benefit scheme is available
Closing date:31 August 2016

Please apply to:

Tammy Ferris
Severn Valley Railway,
Number One Comberton Place
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY10 1QR

Telephone:01562 757900
Email:recruitment@svrlive.com

Help us to run the Severn Valley Railway

We are always in need of more help, from operating the service including on-train personnel, station and maintenance staff through to support activities such as marketing, telephone answering, assisting in shops and gardening.

You must be a member and be prepared to spare us some of your time, whether it be for just a few days each year or on a more regular basis. Full training will be given where required.

Vacancies exist now.

Retired, or just want a new leisure interest? Give our Volunteer Liaison Office call now. You won't regret it!

Applications by:Personal contact
Salary:This is a volunteer opportunity
Closing date:31 December 2016

Please apply to:

Barry Moreton
Severn Valley Railway
The Railway Station
Bewdley
Worcestershire
DY12 1DP

Telephone:01299 401776
Email:vlo@svrlive.com
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