Current rail industry vacancies

Renown Rail Welding are constantly expanding and looking for new talent to add to our professional and dedicated rail workforce. We offer a variety of opportunities in different roles throughout the rail sector. We are in search of hard working and driven railway workers at all levels of seniority. We currently have roles available in the following Renown Rail Welding depots: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Faversham, Kent, Glasgow, Scotland, and Tonypandy, South Wales.

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Rail Welding Depot Traineeapply now

Location: Tonypandy, Wales

Renown Rail Welding Tonypandy Depot are recruiting for a Rail Welding Depot Trainee. This job involves hands on depot work and office administration. 

This job role involves depot maintenance, stock/plant maintenance, vans/fuel control and additional office duties. For example, duties will include: maintaining the premises in a pristine condition;waste removal;daily vehicle maintenance checks ensuring vehicle maintenance check sheets are completed for each vehicle and reporting all issues directly to the Renown Tonypandy depot Office Assistant; depot stores control and maintenance; controlling the hire plant at the depot; maintain hire plant records;being responsible for all goods in/goods out of the depot and maintaining the relevant spreadsheets/records. 

Due to the nature of the role the right candidate should live locally to the depot, have a driving licence and good IT skills. 

The depot is located at: Renown Rail South Wales, Ely Industrial Estate, Williamstown, Tonypandy, CF40 1RA.


Health & Safety Advisorapply now

Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Various

Renown Railway Services are seeking to recruit a Health & Safety Advisor for our busy rail maintenance contract support division. This position would suit a newly qualified graduate with a Health & Safety background.

This role will be predominantly based at one of Renown’s national depots (Glasgow, Scotland; Long Sandall, Doncaster; Tonypandy, Wales; Faversham, Kent; Cold Meece, Staffordshire). In addition, regular travel to work sites and Renown’s other national depots will be required on a frequent basis. Therefore, candidates must have a full driving licence.

The right candidate must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate should have experience in safety audits, risk assessment, accident and incident investigation, training and competency assessment management and report preparation. However, further training will be available for continuous professional development.

40 hours a week

Normal working hours 8.00am – 4.30pm (with half an hour for lunch)

Competitive salary

Desirable Skills

  • Health & Safety Diploma
  • Environmental Diploma (IEMA or equivalent)
  • Safety & Quality Audit Skills
  • Environmental Management Certificate
  • Thorough knowledge on Health & Safety Legislation and Regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of Environmental Legislation
  • Ability to produce and explain key performance indicators
  • Excellent IT Skills

Job Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide professional safety, quality and environmental advice within the company.
  • Coordinate with external contacts concerning safety, quality and environmental issues.
  • Establish and maintain effective procedures and processes for safety, quality and environmental issues
  • Monitor and audit company procedures and worksite activities
  • Undertake accident, incident and close call investigations
  • Provide safety, quality and environmental input for tender process, health & safety plans and method statements

Small Plant Fitter/Mechanicapply now

Location: Doncaster

Renown require a competent Small Plant Fitter/Mechanic to join a busy Rail Welding Depot Team based in Doncaster.

40 hours a week

8.00am - 4.30pm (with half an hour for lunch)

Immediate start

Competitive rate of pay

Training opportunity for extra work on the Railway at weekends as an Assistant Welder/Oxy-Acetylene burning.

The right candidate must live locally to the Doncaster depot (Unit 1 Thorn Lane, Long Sandall, Doncaster)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a top rail industry company. Please submit your CV to apply.


Experienced Rail Welding On Call Staffapply now

Location: Doncaster

Renown Rail Welding Doncaster require Experienced Rail Welding On Call Staff. This work wlll be covering night shifts, and can be full time or part time, but will include weekend night shifts. Full training given, competitive rates of pay, this position would suit an experienced senior aluminothermic rail welder.

Please contact Pat Mulvihill for further information. All enquiries will be treated with confidentiality. 


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