Careers with the Severn Valley Railway
Shopping Cart - 0 Items | Total: £0.00

Every journey ends with a memory.

Working for us

Help us run the Railway

See our latest job opportunities here


Latest Job Opportunities

Infrastructure & Permanent Way Team Leader

We have a vacancy for a new position within the Infrastructure Team, reporting the Infrastructure Manager and working closely with the Permanent Way Administrator.

The Team Leader will manage, lead and motivate the team of Permanent Way Engineers (paid employees and volunteers) to enable the achievement of goals and meeting deadlines whilst communicating safe practices. 

Specific responsibilities will be supporting the Infrastructure Manager in developing a five-year plan for track improvements, taking responsibility for a management plan for lineside vegetation and the transition of reported track defects into a job bank for timely attention and completion, making sure that all team members perform to the SVR safety standards. There will be occasions when the Team Leader will deputise/provide cover for the Infrastructure Manager when they are on annual leave or where volume or timing of meetings/project management necessitates delegation.

We would expect the successful candidate to have a thorough technical knowledge of bullhead and flat bottom rail systems including switch and crossing and hold (or be competent to achieve) SVR Personal Track Safety Certification).

It is a full time, 40 hour paid post working 5 days out of 7 including occasional weekend work and a reasonable share of weekend, bank holiday, and other out of hours availability on call when the Railway is operating.

For more information about the role, please email, supplying a contact telephone number for a call back. 

Applications by:Emailed written application with full detail of previous experience & qualifications
Salary:Based on experience
Closing date:31 August 2019

Please apply to:

Severn Valley Railway
Number One Comberton Place
DY10 1QR

Telephone:01562 757900
train cut out