Station Control Point Operator

Full Time | Clapham Junction, ENGLAND | 5 months | Deadline: 07 Feb 2020
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Job Summary

Full Time
£24,412 per annum plus regi...
Clapham Junction

Job Description

Main Purpose

As a Station Control Point Operator, you will ensure that both our staff and our customers receive, timely, accurate and consistent information throughout your area of responsibility. Through liaising with the Customer Communication and Security Centre and local stations, you will ensure that the flow of customer information is adhered to at all times. You will also liaise with the Wessex Integrated Control Centre as required.

In the event of disruption, you will take your lead for the dissemination of information from the local management team and initiate the local service escalation procedure as required. You will also be responsible for the input of quality customer information into the Customer Information System and making announcements as required for your area ensuring it is maintained for South Western Railway and other train operating companies.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure your personal safety and that of others at all times, including that of visitors and contractors.
  • Wear uniform (including name badge) and safety clothing as supplied, ensuring that your standard of appearance complies with the company standard and is high at all times.
  • Assist and communicate effectively with staff and customers in your defined area, ensuring they are advised of delays and cancellations of service and are regularly updated with current information
  • Ensure the CIS workstation and your work area are kept clean, tidy and hazard free at all times and are presented in accordance with the South Western Railway standards.
  • Solve problems proactively, disseminate plans and organise an efficient response to them.
  • Report faults as soon as possible in accordance with the SWR fault reporting procedure
  • In conjunction with the CCSC, ensure the CIS displays and announcements are correct within your local area.
  • Open and close the Station Control Point as per the requirements of the current roster, in accordance with the appropriate security measures
  • Take active steps to ensure you maintain and update your product knowledge by familiarising yourself with:  PTAN, Engineering Work alterations, Special Traffic Notices and other relevant publications and brief other staff in your local area as required.
  • Take the lead in maintaining customer information at the stations you oversee, including unmanned stations.
  • Take responsibility for input of information into the station control log recording all events that happen at your station and operational and safety incidents within the Area Managers area. 
  • To undertake additional tasks as required by the local manager applicable to the role.

Minimum Requirements

  • Resilience and the ability to cope in a pressured environment
  • Very good communication skills
  • High level of customer focus
  • Good level of numeracy
  • IT skills

Shift Pattern

Working an average of 37 hours per week

Earlies: 06:00 - 14:15 Lates: 14:00 - 22:15 Nights: 22:00 - 06:10

Working a 5 person rotating roster.

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