Train Master

Train Master

  • Location

    Saudi Arabia

  • Sector:

    Transport & Rail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Market related

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Train Master

BWP are currently representing a major Rail provider with an established presence in the Middle East. Due to the continued growth and demands of the business they have a number of exciting opportunities in the region.


Train Master is responsible for the safe operation of trains and compliance of On-Board traincrew to the business operational standards and policies. A Train Master will proactively monitor and ensure proactive management of On-Board traincrew.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Personally, maintain driving competency and all other associated operational competency
  • Lead and assist the on-board train crew to ensure total compliance with all safety requirements, including maintaining robust audit trails and dangerous goods (DG) trains handling
  • Ensure all areas of competence within the CMS are current and applicable for specific roles within own responsibility
  • Carry out assessment of drivers and pilots to ensure the correct standards applicable to the role are being met
  • Ensure all assessments and competence processes are carried out using the correct methods
  • Agree and authorise any specific monitoring requirements for individuals within train crew grade
  • Recommend removal from duties of any on board staff if doubts exist concerning the individual’s capability or competence to continue, in conjunction with On Board Supervisor and Compliance Manager
  • Ensure that train crews are trained to handle DG trains and report DG trains incidents
  • Assist in the production, and undertake reviews of effective operational material
  • Where agreed a commitment to attend and if necessary lead the investigation into significant operational incidents
  • Ensure serious operational incidents/accidents investigation procedures have been followed including recommendations that would lead to improvements
  • Take immediate action as necessary to stop any obvious safety risks to staff and/ or operations.
  • Ensure that all recommendations from post incident enquiries are implemented using agreed processes
  • Assist in the development and delivery of operational safety material. Including: Safety briefs / Safety training days, Operating notices and instructions in collaboration with Operations, Compliance and Safety departments
  • Be the operations on-call and work in shifts
  • Highlight any developing safety risks in general to staff and/or operations and agree any remedial actions with Operations and Compliance management
  • Filling the Terminal master Task Logger and any reports needed for the operations
  • Assist and support the On Board / Operations Supervisor as required.


  • Qualified assessor or working toward one with good knowledge about CMS
  • Hold a valid UK drivers license
  • Able to provide Classroom, practical training and conduct assessments
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience