Works Delivery Supervisor [Track] x2

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. We're making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. It's a big challenge, and every talented individual in every different team takes responsibility for doing their bit. We're all accountable for making the best of every duty. Of course, we're also accountable for helping each other thrive. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll 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 expert supervision and guidance, they are at the heart of our vision for engineering and operating excellence.

Brief Description

You'll develop a range of skills, including leadership. Supporting a Works Delivery Manager, you'll play a hands-on role in everything from quality and safety inspection, through to staff management.

About the role

With a remit spanning inspection, maintenance and renewal, you'll provide vital support to a Works Delivery Manager. Supervising the delivery of work, and carrying out inspections, you'll be integral to keeping our assets compliant. You'll take a hands-on role, assisting with the management of staff, checking the quality of work, and actively promoting safety. We'll look to you to prioritise work during your shift, prepare work and resource specifications, and assist in the allocation of resources. Along the way, you'll keep a range of systems, databases and records up to date. Crucially, as well as furthering your own skills, you'll help others with their development.

Essential Criteria

    Experience of directing and supervising worksites and the safe and efficient delivery of work

      Knowledge of processes for planning and organising work and resources

        Knowledge of discipline-specific maintenance, inspection, faulting and renewal techniques

          Able to coach, influence and develop others

            Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

              Comfortable working shifts including days, nights and weekends

              Desirable Criteria

                Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained an appropriate level of knowledge through equivalent relevant experience

                  Awareness of cost and waste control techniques

                    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

                    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).

                    Salary: circa £40,300

                    Closing date:12th 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.