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About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britains railway. Were making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. Its a big challenge, and we relish every moment. Were always looking for ways to work smarter and do better. Devoted to innovation, we share ideas and suggestions with one another because thats how breakthroughs are made. Together, were making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, youll grow along with us.

Maintaining the rail network is a huge job. Our Works Delivery teams are up to the challenge. Across everything from signalling and track to electrification, they keep the network and its assets working safely and reliably. With strong, clear and supportive leadership, they are at the heart of our vision for engineering and operating excellence. Brief Description
From establishing safety arrangements to checking the quality of work, youll direct and inspire the success of a team involved in everything from inspection and faulting, through to maintenance and renewal. About the role (External)
Well look to you to direct, organise and motivate a high performing team. From inspection and faulting through to maintenance and renewal, youll play a hands-on role. Youll make sure everything is done efficiently and to the highest standards. Safety will be a priority. Youll establish appropriate safety arrangements and make sure Network Rail staff and contractors alike follow safe systems of work. Proactively controlling and checking the quality of work and the competence of your people, youll see to it that assets are fully compliant and all vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials are fit for purpose. Along the way, youll compile a range of vital reports.

Essential Criteria
Experience of organising and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work
Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing
Knowledge of discipline-specific maintenance, inspection, faulting and renewal techniques
Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions
A clear and inspirational leader with a strong sense of direction

Desirable Criteria
Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained the appropriate level of knowledge gained through equivalent relevant experience
Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need

This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment. How To Apply- External
Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre employment vetting.
BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employees unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to 3000 (to a maximum amount of 2,250).

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Salary: 30,702 per annum

Closing date: 13th December 2019, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.
Currency Amount of Travel Work At Home
Job Sector
Engineering
Job Position
Maintenance
City/Town
Havant
Address
Havant, UK Show on map
Location
Portsmouth
Post date
Closing date

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