الرياضROLE SUMMARY : SAR is looking for Train controllers to be responsible for coordinating all operations that take place on their allocated area of railway track.
In addition, work as part of a team to ensure passenger and freight trains run safely and authorize all activities that take place on that part of the railway using a computerized train control signalling system.
The Train Controller is responsible for safe operation of the trains and track access, and to report any incident to the Chief Train Controller.
An ideal candidate will have strong communication skills as this job requires to communicate within internal stakeholders i.
e. Operations Control Center, Rolling Stock Management, Infrastructure Maintenance, Mineral & Cargo and Passenger Operations and Network Planning & Management.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES : Maintain a thorough knowledge of rules and associated instructions.Maintain a thorough knowledge of signalling control systems.
Ensure that the safe operation of all lines on the SAR network is maintained.Ensure Safety procedures are maintained and understood.
Ensure reactive activities to operational incidents are methodical and detailed, always ensuring the overall safety of the railway, staff and its customers are maintained.
Maintain written records and compile reports as directed.Ensures that SAR safety / operational regulations and requirements are met (compliance with provided Training).
Performs a variety of duties for monitoring, analyzing, controlling the status and performance of main line rail operations.
Coordinates activities with those of other operations and maintenance staff to minimize service interruptions; provides other departments and divisions with technical information relating to the train control operationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Educated to degree level or matching experienceCOMPETENCIES : Multi Tasker.
Proficiency in English Language.Ability to work under pressure.Knowledge of Passenger and Freight Operations organisational structure and route.
Geographical knowledge of SAR railway infrastructure and familiarity with Train Service Recovery Plans.An excellent team worker who adepts at making objective decisions, even under pressure.
Strong communication skills.Statistical, algebraic or geometric knowledge and ability to apply such knowledge in practical situations.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, Internet applications, Analysis applications and Geographic information system (GIS).
A good analytical and problem-solving skills.Enthusiastic and pro-active.Ability to work independently or in a team environment as needed.
Ability to engage with customers, and build collaborative relationships with stakeholders.