Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller
  Circa. £35K (dependant on Experince),
  Folkestone, Kent
  permanent,full-time

This Job Has Expired! This advert has now been deleted by the advertiser, the details below are for information only.


Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller
Completed applications must be received no later than midnight on Monday 3rd June.

Job ID 10507
Location Folkestone, UK and Coquelles, France
Company Eurotunnel Services Limited
Department Railway Control Centre (RCC)
Job type Full-Time, Permanent, Shorft Pattern
Salary Circa. £35K (dependant on Experince), Plus Benefits.

The Role
The Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller is responsible for managing and controlling train movements, ensuring that they are running on time and safely. This involves operating signals and points to direct rail traffic, coordinating with other staff to manage any disruptions, and monitoring the overall operation of two tunnels - for freight trains, Eurotunnel shuttles and Passenger High Speed trains passing through them - as well as the terminals for shuttles.

Principal Accountabilities, Qualifications, and Experience
• Acts remotely from the Railway Control Centre (RCC) on the railway signalling system to enable all train movements on the concession.
• Manages delays and changes of platform to avoid loading/unloading conflicts.
• Uses the railway signalling to carry out and maintain remote protections for track and catenary works.
• Applies working instructions to work safely and methodically.
• Keeps an accurate logbook on the status of the rail traffic they manage.
• Carries out, at the request of the operation manager or the supervisor, any task compatible with the role or which is necessary for the operation of the RCC.
• Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent.
• Previous experience in a Railway and/or Control Centre environment would be beneficial.
• Fluent English and the ability to communicate in French to an intermediate level (B2 or above) is essential.
• A valid Driving Licence and Passport are essential to facilitate reaching place of work in either UK or France (at least 20% of shifts will be planned in the staff member’s country of residence).

What to Expect
Recruitment Process:
Given the nature of this role the process will include an initial French language competency test (an informal conversation via Teams), a first stage interview, Psychometric (Safety Competency) Testing at an OPC site, and a visit to one of our Railway Control Centres (RCC’s) either in the UK or France.
In addition, successful candidates will need to pass the safety critical medical standard required for this role.

Proposed start date for training to commence is September 2024 (please see job description for more information).

If you wish to apply for this opportunity please apply via Getlink Careers.

Please Note: From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. Prior to applying for this role, please ensure that you are permitted to apply.
For further information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.


Advertiser: Direct Employer

Reference: Job ID 10507

Posted on: 2024-05-31 09:59:13

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Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller
  Circa. £35K (dependant on Experince),
  Folkestone, Kent
  permanent,full-time

This Job Has Expired! This advert has now been deleted by the advertiser, the details below are for information only.


Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller
Completed applications must be received no later than midnight on Monday 3rd June.

Job ID 10507
Location Folkestone, UK and Coquelles, France
Company Eurotunnel Services Limited
Department Railway Control Centre (RCC)
Job type Full-Time, Permanent, Shorft Pattern
Salary Circa. £35K (dependant on Experince), Plus Benefits.

The Role
The Rail Traffic Management (RTM) Controller is responsible for managing and controlling train movements, ensuring that they are running on time and safely. This involves operating signals and points to direct rail traffic, coordinating with other staff to manage any disruptions, and monitoring the overall operation of two tunnels - for freight trains, Eurotunnel shuttles and Passenger High Speed trains passing through them - as well as the terminals for shuttles.

Principal Accountabilities, Qualifications, and Experience
• Acts remotely from the Railway Control Centre (RCC) on the railway signalling system to enable all train movements on the concession.
• Manages delays and changes of platform to avoid loading/unloading conflicts.
• Uses the railway signalling to carry out and maintain remote protections for track and catenary works.
• Applies working instructions to work safely and methodically.
• Keeps an accurate logbook on the status of the rail traffic they manage.
• Carries out, at the request of the operation manager or the supervisor, any task compatible with the role or which is necessary for the operation of the RCC.
• Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent.
• Previous experience in a Railway and/or Control Centre environment would be beneficial.
• Fluent English and the ability to communicate in French to an intermediate level (B2 or above) is essential.
• A valid Driving Licence and Passport are essential to facilitate reaching place of work in either UK or France (at least 20% of shifts will be planned in the staff member’s country of residence).

What to Expect
Recruitment Process:
Given the nature of this role the process will include an initial French language competency test (an informal conversation via Teams), a first stage interview, Psychometric (Safety Competency) Testing at an OPC site, and a visit to one of our Railway Control Centres (RCC’s) either in the UK or France.
In addition, successful candidates will need to pass the safety critical medical standard required for this role.

Proposed start date for training to commence is September 2024 (please see job description for more information).

If you wish to apply for this opportunity please apply via Getlink Careers.

Please Note: From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. Prior to applying for this role, please ensure that you are permitted to apply.
For further information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.


Advertiser: Direct Employer

Reference: Job ID 10507

Posted on: 2024-05-31 09:59:13

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