Please find some of our frequently asked questions below.
KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) operates the Manchester Metrolink tram network on behalf of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). It is responsible for the safe day-to-day running of Metrolink services across the region and transporting more than 34 million passengers each year.
Our 700-strong team all work together to keep Greater Manchester moving over a network that now spans more than 60 miles.
Being part of KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) means you’ll be joining a global family of more than 76,000 people who deliver the best in public services across transport, infrastructure, utilities, environmental services, and facilities management every day.
Keolis is a worldwide leader with global expertise in mobility, with a specific expertise in tram operations, such as the world’s largest tram network, Yarra Trams in Melbourne, as well as Lyon, Dijon or the nearby network of Nottingham Trams.
Amey is one of the UK’s leading public service providers, with an international footprint in the US, Qatar and Australia. It already does a lot of work in Greater Manchester: Manchester Street Lighting, Trafford ‘bundled services’ framework and Northern Hub enhancements.
Yes. All new employees, regardless of their role, go through a company medical examination before joining the company.
We also monitor the health of our workforce throughout their time at the company.
You will need to meet the following criteria:
- Full UK driving licence
- No more than 3 points on your licence
- Driving for at least 4 years
- No drug or alcohol convictions
The company carries out background checks on individuals applying for the driver role with the DVLA before proceeding to the next stage of the recruitment process.
No, we don’t ask candidates to log in to complete their application. If you did want to complete your application over a longer period of time, you could download the application form, fill it in and then upload when you’re ready.
If you’ve submitted an application, you should have received an email acknowledgement. Please re-submit your application and if you’re still experiencing issues we’d ask that you contact our HR team on firstname.lastname@example.org
We receive a high number of applications for job roles in the company and there are times when we reach the required amount of applications and will remove the job advert from the website. We’d encourage you to apply for any roles you see straight away to avoid missing out.
We usual receive quite a high response rate for vacancies that we advertise and therefore we’d ask for your patience when it comes to processing your application. Whether you are successful or not, we will contact you to let you know.
For some positions (ie. tram driver role) we have an ongoing recruitment process as the network continues to expand. We keep your applications on file and while you may not hear from us in the first instance, it may be in the next round of recruitment we get in touch which might be a few months later.
We will contact you whether you have been successful or not. However, we do receive a high number of applications for vacancies at the company so we’d ask for your patience while we sift through applications. Please ensure you have given us your correct contact details so we can get in touch.
You don’t need to do anything, we will contact you.
Please ensure you have completed your address and contact details as part of your application so we can get in touch easily.
If you have been successful in applying for a tram driver role, you will be contacted to attend an assessment day and interview. If you pass the assessment day, you will then need to go through a medical examination in order to start training as a driver.
Please be aware that after the nine week training programme, you will need to pass a driving test as part of the final stage to becoming a tram driver.