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Breakroom Rating based on 19 job reviews

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19 Transport for London employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 9.4/10

    Engineer

    • Manages people
    • £62,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Enough training

    Best thing

    Pay, flexibility

    Worst thing

    Working nights

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    August 2020
  • 8.3/10

    Assistant operations manager

    • Manages people
    • £43,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Not stressed
    3. Don’t get proper breaks
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    August 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Train driver

    • £58,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 21–24 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Have had opportunities to progress

    Best thing

    It interests me

    Worst thing

    Shift work, loneliness

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    August 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Train maintainer

    • £52,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Safe workplace
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Money

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    August 2020
  • 6.4/10

    Train operator

    • £58,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Treated with respect
    3. Hard to change shifts

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Lack of flexibility

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    July 2020
  • 5.9/10

    Instructor operator

    • £30,000 per year, working a 18 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Proper sick pay
    2. Haven’t had any opportunities to progress
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Train driver

    • £56,500 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. No unpaid extra work
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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Train driver

    • £55,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Stressed
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    July 2020
  • 3.3/10

    Service control

    • Manages people
    • £51,000 per year, working a 40 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Don’t get proper breaks
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice
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    July 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Manager

    • Manages people
    • £60,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Enough training

    Best thing

    Pay and holiday

    Worst thing

    Poor staff

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    July 2020
  • 5.8/10

    Driver

    • £30,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Not stressed
    2. Not treated with respect
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Colleagues

    Worst thing

    Lack of information

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    July 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Principle maintenance support technician

    • Manages people
    • £49,500 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Have had opportunities to progress
    2. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    3. Proper sick pay
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    July 2020
  • 4.5/10

    Service controller

    • £56,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    In control

    Worst thing

    Last minute shift changes

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    June 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Customer service manager

    • Manages people
    • £51,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Safe workplace
    2. Proper sick pay
    3. Enough training

    Best thing

    Amount of paid holiday

    Worst thing

    Shifts

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    June 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Customer service

    • £47,000 per year, working a 37 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to take holidays
    2. No paid breaks
    3. Stressed
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    May 2020
  • 8.2/10

    Service controller

    • £65,000 per year, working a 35 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Two weeks notice of their shifts

    Best thing

    Hours

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    May 2020
  • 9.4/10

    Train driver

    • £58,000 per year, working a 36 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Benefits, pay

    Worst thing

    Shift work

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    May 2020
  • 7.2/10

    Bus driver

    • £15.37 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Have had opportunities to progress
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities
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    March 2020
  • 10.0/10

    Customer service

    • £34,000 per year, working a 38 hour week
    • 25–34 years old
    • Less than a year experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Employer understands what’s happening on the ground
    3. Treated with respect

    Best thing

    The team

    Worst thing

    Sometime the consecutive days

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    November 2019