Driver/Labourer

  • Member
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Torrent Trackside
  • Location
  • West London
  • Closing Date
  • 04/12/2020
  • Job Description
  • Torrent Trackside has the widest range of specialist portable rail equipment in the UK, providing rail specific light plant, trackside lighting and skilled trackside personnel and operating national support 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days of the year.

    Our main markets are maintenance and renewal projects on the national rail network, London Underground and the Network Rail maintenance contract.

    Vp is a long established group which has evolved over a 60 year trading history.

    Our businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.

    Torrent Trackside in Ashford requires a Driver/Labourer to join their team. You will mainly be working midweek days but will also be required to work midweek nights and weekend days/nights dependent on customer requirements.  As Driver/Labourer you will be the face of Torrent Trackside to the customer and will primarily be responsible for safe delivery and collection of a variety of Railway equipment to multiple depots and worksites throughout the region.

    A keen eye for detail is essential as visible damages will need to be logged at the point of collection.  Night and Weekend work would consist of delivery and setup of lighting equipment as well as supply and operating of machines on track.  Previous knowledge of the railway or small plant would be an advantage but full training will be given to the successful candidate.

    Although this position will be based out of our Ashford depot, we are looking for someone location around the West London area.

    Key Skills/Requirements


    • Full UK  Driver’s license with category B minimum
    • Strong communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Able to pass the Network Rail standard medical