Shunter Driver

Canton Maintenance Depot, Cardiff

As we embark on our journey to transform the railway across Wales & the Borders, we are looking for a safety conscious Shunter Driver to join our team.

As a Shunter Driver, you will ensure the safe control of movement of our trains and vehicles on the running lines within the depot. You will also shunt and uncouple trains as well as preparing them for service - including brake tests. When required, you will move our trains to their required position within the depot.

Additionally, you will carry out yard cleaning, ensure the accommodation is clean and tidy at all times and perform the occasional maintenance of the track infrastructure within the depot.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate high levels of concentration, be a strong team player, be able to use own initiative whilst adhering to our strict rules procedures and be committed to working towards the continual improvement of the depot.

The successful candidate will need to pass the driver assessment process

The Ideal candidate will have:


  • Safety critical awareness
  • High level of concentration
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to follow rules and instructions
  • Self-Management
  • Quality Business Focus


Interested? Please complete our application form.

**Please note that CV’s will not be accepted for this role please send in an application form


Shunter Driver Canton 2018


  • Location: Canton Maintenance Depot, Cardiff
  • Job Title: Shunter Driver
  • Hours: 38
  • Salary £33,747 rising to £36,067 once fully qualified
  • Closing Date 24/04/2019
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