PTS Train Presentation Operative - Night Shift (You must hold a valid PTS / Sentinel Card)

Location Bedford
Job-type Contract
Salary £11 - 20 per hour
Contact Michael Dobson
Call 07823 521992
Reference 12094051

Job Title: PTS Train Presentation Operative  - Night Shift (You must hold a valid PTS / Sentinel Card)

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Contract Length: 6 Month Initial Contract (Temp – Perm)

Interviews/Start Date: Video Interview with an immediate start available

New Requirement! We have several new openings for skilled & experienced PTS / Sentinel Card holders & Operatives, to join a leading train operating company as a PTS Train Presentation Operative, performing a range of cleaning tasks to ensure their trains/fleets are meeting the required cleanliness standards and are suitable for passenger service.

Ganymede Solutions are currently working with a recognised leader in the railway sector who has operations across three rail franchises within the UK and has an ever-growing presence within the industry.

The Candidate:

We are seeking diligent, physical, and active PTS / Sentinel Card holders who have a background as a Track Operative, Labourer, Cleaner etc…to join a leading train operating company and their busy night shift operation at one of 3x local depots in the Bedford region to perform a range of cleaning tasks to ensure the trains/fleets are ready & presentable for passenger service.

The Role:

As a PTS Train Presentation Operative, you shall be tasked with interior train cleaning tasks such as deep cleans and full cleans (touch point cleaning, sanitising, hoovering, mopping, removing of rubbish & waste, ensuring toilets are presentable etc…) and exterior train cleaning tasks such as hand-bashing, fuelling, sanding, graffiti removal and more. This role will see you use specialist cleaning equipment & chemicals where the trains/fleets are stationed in an outdoor area, with on-the-job training provided.

This role may lead to a permanent position in the future, with opportunities to progress as a Team Leader, Duty Leader and more within the train presentation area of the business. However, with the organisation experiencing huge growth plans, there are also opportunities to progress within engineering, customer service and other key areas of the business.


A highly desired & skilled role requires you to hold a valid & in date PTS / Sentinel Card for this position, along with a strong work ethic, effective communication skills, reliability, and flexibility to work nights on weekdays and weekends as part of a 7-night roster schedule. Working hours across the 3x depots range from 18:00pm start to a 06:00am finish (7 – 8  hours working shifts)

To apply and be considered for this role - you must hold a valid & in date PTS / Sentinel Card.

Rates of Pay and Working Hours

  • Standard Hours (35 hours standard per week) - £11.23 p/h
  • Overtime - £16.73 p/h
  • Sunday Nights - £19.52 p/h
  • Opportunity to join on a permanent basis with various routes of career progression available.

What Happens Next?

After applying for the PTS Train Presentation Operative role, your CV shall be reviewed you may be contacted to discuss the role and your experience in further detail before progressing to a video with the Train Presentation Manager of the Bedford depots. If successful, you may be required to attend a drug & alcohol appointment if your current D&A is no longer in date and present eligibility documents as part of a right to work check.


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation