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Latest Job Opportunities

Engineering Services Works Manager – Motive Power

We are looking for a key individual to join the SVR and manage the Engineering Services Motive Power Department whilst leading a dedicated team of mechanical and boiler engineers (paid and volunteer staff).

You will be enthusiastic, a leader, with the ability to motivate and lead a large team of paid staff and volunteers. 

You will have wide experience in engineering, leadership of staff, project delivery and recognise the importance of safety management within a team and work place.  

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

Ideally you will possess experience in:

  • Project management
  • Leadership
  • Budgeting
  • Motivating staff
  • Oral and written communication

Applications by:Emailed curriculum vitae & covering letter
Salary:Competitive salary, pension and rail travel benefit scheme is available
Closing date:03 October 2016

Please apply to:

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

Telephone:01562 757900

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
DY12 1DP

Telephone:01299 401776
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