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Track Maintenance Operative

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A track maintenance operative inspects, maintains and repairs railway tracks, plant and machinery, tools and other equipment, making sure that everything is safe.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries are usually around £21,000 a year. With experience, you would be able to earn up to around £23,200 a year, or more. You can earn extra through shift allowance and overtime. Earnings can increase with progression to supervisory positions.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
856
0.8 %
FALL
2023
849
  United Kingdom
2018
13086
2.9 %
RISE
2023
13468

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Network Rail
Tel: 020 7557 8000
Website: http://www.networkrail.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.networkrail.co.uk/careers/
Twitter: @networkrailJOBS
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/networkrailadvancedapprenticeship

Network Rail is the company with responsibility for all aspects of the railway infrastructure, including the track, bridges, viaducts, tunnels, level crossings, stations and signalling systems.

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