- Sector: Engineering and Technical
- Specialism: Maintenance Engineering
- Location: London
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: IRC2139205
The South East route is the busiest and most congested in the country, connecting the capital and its southern and south eastern suburbs with Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Europe. Around 5,000 passenger trains run everyday over almost 2,000 miles of track.
This is both an exciting and unique prospect to work at a key London depot where you will have the opportunity to help develop and shape the workplace and how it is run.
Please be aware that this advertisement is for both current and future opportunities.
From establishing safety arrangements to checking the quality of work, you'll direct and inspire the success of a team involved in everything from inspection and faulting, through to maintenance and renewal
We'll look to you to direct, organise and motivate a high performing team. From inspection and faulting through to maintenance and renewal, you'll play a hands-on role. You'll make sure everything is done efficiently and to the highest standards. Safety will be a priority. You'll 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, you'll see to it that assets are fully compliant and all vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials are fit for purpose. Along the way, you'll compile a range of vital reports.
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.
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.
At London Bridge, your contractual agreement will offer you personal security with a variety of benefits. In addition to your baseline salary this location attracts substantial location driven allowances which relate to the Delivery Unit that you will be working with.
Inner London locations (within the M25)- Inner London Allowance '2325, Central London Supplement '900, Direct Labour Allowance '800, Maintenance Allowance '200 (Total- '4225)
Dependent on business requirements there is the opportunity to earn above your bassline salary (averaging circa 25%) in the form of overtime and rest day working, taking fatigue, health and wellbeing into consideration.
Recognising that travel into London is an expense, Network Rail employees are entitled to a generous annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to '3000 (to a maximum amount of '2,250) to support your financial needs.
Your annual leave entitlement after 12 month's continuous service will be 25 working days, in addition to the standard 8 bank and other public UK holidays (subject to non-requirement to work).
Network Rail offers a choice of fantastic contributory pension schemes to support you and your family later in life. The options can be found at www.myNRpension.co.uk (subject to eligibility).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career where we look to promote and transfer internally, offering the required training to ensure you have the right tools to succeed. For our high performing employees, we also offer, where applicable, employees the opportunity to further their development through sponsored formal Higher Education as part of their career development plan.
As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;
For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks
Closing date: 27th March 2019, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes
Please note, interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 29th April.