Technician [Track Maintenance]

Network Rail
Posted

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2145220

In this key post, you'll support a Team Leader to organise and motivate a specialist Infrastructure Maintenance team. We'll look to you to make sure work is carried out safely, efficiently and in line with exacting standards. You'll personally carry out all kinds of work ' from maintenance and renewal through to inspection and faulting.

What's more, you'll act as Team Leader when the job demands it. This will see you establishing safety arrangements, controlling and checking quality of work, making sure staff have the appropriate competencies for the task at hand, and ensuring vehicles, plant, equipment, tools and material are fit for purpose. It's a crucial frontline role, which calls for a resilient approach. Working on a shift basis, you'll maintain the same high standards at all times of day, in even the toughest weather conditions.

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

In situations where cover is required to maintain services and staff are required to attend outside their normal rostered hours, a payment for each occasion on which a member of staff is on contingency cover will be based on 1/7 of 25% of the basic weekly rate of pay. An occasion is deemed to be any continuous period of time not exceeding 24 hours worked will be paid at basic rate plus appropriate shift premiums and will be in addition to the rostered hours.

A minimum payment of two hours, plus shift premiums as appropriate, will apply to a call requiring attendance.

Staff will not be continuously on call. The frequency of contingency cover to be determined at local level to meet business needs.

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.

You must also be able to meet the required online testing benchmark score, in order for us to progress with your application.

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 employee's 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 '24,858

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

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