Working for us

We know that our people are the key to delivering our Rail contracting services to the highest of standards - by drawing on their technical know-how, combined with their continued safety training.

We give our people the support and training to deliver excellence

Our teams in Barnsley and Falkirk coordinate projects across the UK – delivering rail maintenance service wherever they are needed.

If you’re applying for a role to join our contracting team, you’ll need to have time-served experience on the tracks and hold up-to-date training certifications. During our recruitment process we undertake extensive pre-employments checks in line with our health and safety procedures, including security vetting, drug and alcohol testing and qualification verification.

Recognising that to start your career in the rail industry you’ll often need additional training and support, we actively look for opportunities to introduce trainee positions, and are proud to have signed the Social Mobility Pledge.

In support of our active and veteran service personnel, we’re proud to hold the the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. Which means we’re committed to treating job applications from ex-forces personnel fairly and without prejudice. Recognising the value of their experience and transferrable skills.

Typical roles we’re always keen to recruit for include:

  • IRSE Licensed Technicians
  • SMTH & G110
  • RCF Grinding Operative
  • Ultrasonic Operator
  • Technician
  • COSS/ PIC’s
  • PTS Trackman
  • Grinding Supervisory Manager

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Our latest vacancies

If you would like to be considered for our next vacancy, please email your CV to Alternatively, click the link below to view all current vacancies at NRL Group.


Please note: CVs submitted via email will be shared with and managed by our sister Recruitment business, also part of the NRL Group, who manage our temporary and permanent job vacancies.

By submitting your CV you are giving permission for them to hold your personal data in a secure database, which will be managed in line with their robust GDPR processes. More information can be found on their website.

Proud to be a Living Wage Employer

We’re committed to paying a fair salary to our colleagues, and one that ensures they can realistically manage the day to day things in life.

That’s why we chose to join the voluntary scheme and adopt the higher real living wage for everyone who works within our business and wider Group, in line with our company values of integrity and accountability.

Access to industry recognised training

To ensure you remain compliant and help you advance your skills and qualifications, our in-house training team provide our workforce with industry recognised courses. Training available includes IOSH Managing Safely and Working Safely, Grinding, manual handling and Personal Track Safety (PTS) card recertification. 

Joining our business means joining our Group

Our Rail contracting business is part of the NRL Group, connecting you with hundreds of new colleagues and a range of personal benefits.

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News and Insights

Take a look at our latest news, industry insight and expert opinions from our team.

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