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Sandbox Filler / Labourer / Ground Worker

Semi-Skilled Fitter / Labourer

Clemtech have been asked to assist in an annual winterisation programme by resourcing temporary workers (contractors) to undertake Sand Box Filling at various outstation/depots. 

These roles are critically important as they will ensure that Trains are prepared and able to continue operating in inclement weather conditions such as leaf fall and ice on the lines.


As part of the maintenance programme for a major Train Operating Company, you will be part of a small but important team tasked with assisting the efficient running of the passenger trains during the autumn/winter period.

Main duties include checking rolling stock sandbox level and filling to capacity – keep record of sand added and forward information to Maintenance Control.

Work as instructed, general labouring may include topping up screen wash on rolling stock, keeping site pathways clear of leaves/snow.

You will be required to work to a shift pattern which consists of Days, Nights and Weekends.


*It is a requirement that prior to assignment start date all candidates must attend and successfully pass an Occupational Healthcare Drug & Alcohol screening and a Rail Industry Worker Medical.

Failure to pass both will incur costs to the candidate.


Clean driving licence desirable.
PTS would be advantageous.

  • Start: 12/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 Weeks
  • Rate: Market related
  • Location: Glasgow City
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Clemtech
  • Contact: David Begg
  • Tel: 023 9224 2690
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: JO0000009234
  • Posted: 2018-11-02 16:42:32 -

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