Driver/Labourer - Casual contract

  • Vacancy Title
  • Driver/Labourer - Casual contract
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Torrent Trackside
  • Location
  • Glasgow
  • Closing Date
  • 14/05/2021
  • 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 requires Driver/Labourer's to work on-track for night shift work.

    A keen eye for detail is essential as visible damages will need to be logged at the point of collection. 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 is essential as well as a PTS certificate.

    Skills & experience required


    • PTS essential
    • 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