Join Us @ SLC Operations

Full Time and Part Time Positions Available for Drivers, Guards, Groundstaff and Instructors

Qualified Main Line Train Drivers – Earn up to £100k + Benefits!

Throughout the UK

We are looking for qualified main line drivers to support our rapidly growing business – delivering safe, professional driver hire and driving support services.  If you join us, you will drive modern and heritage rolling stock as well as locomotives, track treatment and maintenance machines on routes throughout the UK, in a driving job almost unparalleled in its variety and challenge. All of this comes with comprehensive training, professional assessment, and support.

For those who want to develop themselves to mentor, instruct and assess, SLC Operations offers every suitable driver that chance, coupled with the salary increase successful qualification brings.

To apply, you must hold a valid, current ETDL train driving licence and be able to demonstrate an excellent safety of the line record. To be successful, you must also have a can-do attitude, be willing to work as part of a busy team building a new business, and working to exacting standards, on your own.

SLC Operations and The Rail Academy are based in Kings Norton, Birmingham but jobs can be anywhere in the UK so you must be able and willing to lodge away and travel. Where practical, home working is supported.

Speculative applications are welcome but immediate vacancies are:

  • 2 Mainline Drivers in East and Greater London
  • 7 fully qualified main line drivers, initially supporting the West Midlands area

Full Time Driver base salaries start at £62,000 per annum depending on location for a contracted average 35 hours, 4 days per week. Overtime is paid at the respective hourly and daily rate, with 100% of earnings pensionable.

We are an equal opportunities employer with annual contract terms applied pro rata.

To apply please send your CV, current routes and traction, and letter of application to HR@SLCOperations.com.

Driver & Guard Instructors

Full and Part Time Train Drivers/Driver Instructors/Guard Instructors

SLC Operations is recruiting for full and part time qualified drivers, driver instructors and guard instructors to support growing demand from clients throughout England and Wales, in all rail sectors.

This is an exciting time to join a licensed passenger and freight train operator and its specialist training division – The Rail Academy – as it continues to grow and support the rail industry.

To apply, drivers must hold a valid, current ETDL train driving licence and be able to demonstrate a good safety of the line record.  Driver Instructors will also hold an A1 assessor qualification (or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a track record of training and assessing experience.

Guards must have at least 3 years of main line guarding experience, a good safety and customer service record and should have demonstrable training experience with an A1 assessor qualification, or equivalent.

All our instructors will drive or guard a variety of routes and traction types throughout the UK as well as developing training materials, delivering training and assessing so they stay up to date, in touch and competent.

As one of our team, you will need a professional, can do approach and the skills needed to help develop innovative training materials; deliver practical and classroom training; consistent and fair assessments; and provide students and clients with outstanding customer service.

SLC Operations and The Rail Academy are located in Kings Norton, Birmingham but jobs could be anywhere in the UK so you must be able and willing to travel. Where possible home working is also supported. We are an equal opportunities employer with annual contract terms applied pro rata.

Full Time Drivers/Driver Instructor salaries start at £62,000 per annum depending on location and offer a competitive benefits package. Full Time Drivers work an average of 35 hours over 4 days per week.

To apply please send your CV, current routes and traction, and letter of application to HR@SLCOperations.com.

Get in touch

If you have questions about any of these positions, please contact us