Operative (Track Inspection)

Network Rail
Posted

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2176536

You'll be on the frontline, working shifts to deliver a variety of manual maintenance tasks. Whether your focus is on track, signalling or electrification, you'll keep our assets in perfect working order. Which means you'll pay a key role in keeping commuters and freight safe, and making journeys smooth.

This is a hands-on role, working outdoors in all weathers. Carrying out general maintenance, your range of duties will include everything from shovelling ballast to carrying out lookout duties for your team. You'll check all kinds of things, to ensure they are in great working order ' from vehicles and plant to equipment, tools and materials. In everything you do, you'll work safely and efficiently. If you've got what it takes, we'll provide all the training, protective clothing and support you need to succeed.

Essential Criteria

Desirable Criteria

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.

Click 'apply' to login and submit your CV and complete the pre-screening questions.

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.

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

Please note that all applicants must complete the mandatory pre-screening questions at the start.

Applicants that pass the benchmark for the pre-screening questions will receive an email with a link to complete 2 online SHL tests: Following Instructions and Dependability & Safety Instrument (Complete Instrument/DSI).

These tests must be completed within 5 calendar days. If either or both tests have previously been completed within the last 12 months, your previous test scores will be used and you will receive an email communication to advise of this.

Applicants that pass the pre-screening questions and both SHL tests will be considered for an interview.

Please contact ScotlandResourcing@networkrail.co.uk for any queries relating to SHL testing for this vacancy.

Grade: Former IMC Terms & Conditions.

Salary: '24,981 + a roster premium

Closing date: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 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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