Job Vacancies

The Bluebell Railway is offering the following exciting opportunities for Crafts persons

Machinist

This is a unique opportunity for a machinist to produce high quality parts and fittings as part of our dedicated team carrying out maintenance and repair of the railway’s historic collection of carriages and wagons.

Applicants will ideally have either completed an engineering apprenticeship or other equivalent qualification, or have appropriate experience in relevant engineering work. Skills essential for this post include machining and fitting mechanical parts, with competence in the use of lathes and milling machines.

This is a full-time post.

Pullman Car Restoration Fitter

This is a rare opportunity to work as part of the team involved in the restoration of Pullman Carriage “Car 54” focussing on the overhaul and manufacture of mechanical parts of the carriage bodywork, pipework and fittings.

The applicant will ideally have either completed an engineering apprenticeship, although on-the-job training will be provided to otherwise suitable applicants. Skills advantageous for this post include machining and fitting mechanical parts, welding, fabricating and pipework.

This is a full-time post for a 3 year fixed period.

Pullman Car Restoration Coachbuilder

This is a rare opportunity to work as part of the team involved in the restoration of Pullman Carriage “Car 54” focussing on the body restoration.
Applicants will ideally either have completed an apprenticeship appropriate to the job requirement, or have suitable experience in woodworking which is relevant to railway carriages.

This is a full-time post for a 3 year fixed period.

EDUCATION VOLUNTEERS

The education department of the Bluebell Railway is expanding and needs you!

 

AS AN EDUCATION VOLUNTEER YOU MIGHT….

  • Be part of our exciting new exhibition as an explainer (opening Summer 2018).
  • Conduct fun science experiments.
  • Assist on family event days.
  • Guide school parties around our exhibits.
  • Facilitate outdoor education.
  • Escort school parties on the steam trains.
  • Get creative.
  • Dress up and role play in our ‘WW2’ evacuation experience.
  • Gain experience and build an attractive C.V.

We are looking for people with an interest in Heritage Learning. If you like working with people of all ages, are a good communicator, want to learn new skills and share some of your own, then this could be the volunteering opportunity for you.

 

Contact Ruth at education@bluebell-railway.co.uk or call

01825 720800 to register your interest and find out more.

HALLOWEEN EVENT VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for volunteers to help with various tasks including;

  • building / painting / decorating
  • coming along in costume
  • setting up / dismantling

Contact Charlotte at charlotte.archer@bluebell-railway.co.uk or call

01825 720800 to register your interest and find out more.