Supervisor (B&C) - Liverpool Lime Street

Job Type:Full Time


Liverpool, GB

Department Name

MT Project Manager PPM Reactive & MEW North Direct (850008) G5

About Network Rail

We atNetwork Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers andbelieve this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything wedo!

Ourambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every dayand we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network.We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressingrisks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We'repassionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put ourpassengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this inmind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people andteamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

NetworkRail Route Businesses E&W plans, operates and maintains the railwayday-to-day.

NorthWest & Central (NW&C) is the 'Backbone of Britain' - the economic spineconnecting our main cities. Our infrastructure runs from London Euston andMarylebone in the South through the Chiltern and West Midlands regions, theNorth West of England and Cumbria before joining with Scotland at Gretna. Weare home to the West Coast Mainline, the busiest mixed-use railway in Europe,serving London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

NW&C'svision for the five years to 2024 is "One team safely delivering excellentservices to customers and taxpayers." We will achieve this vision by embeddinga safe, caring workforce culture that welcomes everyone and embraces new ideasand fresh thinking. By becoming a more open, diverse and inclusive organisationwe can deliver a safe, accessible railway for everyone. We're working hard toensure our workforce better represents our customers and society as a whole.

As wellas keeping the network running safely day to day, we are also focused on theneed to build a bigger, better railway capable of transporting more people andproduce in future. Major railway upgrade schemes on LNW include HS2, East WestRail and the Great North Rail Project. Between 2019 and 2024 we also have a£5.3bn plan for vital maintenance, asset renewals and operations.

Network Rail is building a better railway for abetter Britain. We are looking for talented people from all backgroundsto join our journey and move us forward by having a rewarding career, the rightlifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment. We valuethe commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible workingapplications. If we can make it work - we will!

Brief Description

Manage, direct, organise and motivate the teams so that work is undertaken safely, efficiently and to the relevant standards.Undertake and direct inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal work as allocated.

*Please note, this is a 12 month fixed contract*

About the role (External)

Duties andResponsibilities

1.Establish and maintain appropriate safety arrangements for staff under your control including Contractors.

2.Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures,method statements or other relevant instructions.

3.Undertake work and associated duties in accordance with standards as directed.

4.Undertake and direct work activities in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.

5.Supervise and check the quality of work undertaken and confirm assets are compliant to standards.

6.Deliver and maintain an effective service to customers and key stakeholders.

7.Preparework and resource specifications, scopes of work, and method statements including Safe System of Work Plans.

8.Check that the staff under your control have the appropriate and valid competencies.

9.Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fitfor use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly.

10.Manage the allocation of resources.

11.Accurately report allwork completed/not completed and produce/maintain records as required.

12.Assist in the monitoring and review of staff competence and welfare.

13.Contribute to your owndevelopment and that of others.

14.Manage the development of individuals and the engagement of the team

15.Adhere to companypolicies and procedures.

Experience,skills, knowledge, competencies and qualifications


    Trained and where appropriate, qualified in the relevant trade.

      Experience of arranging and implementing safe systems of work.

        Experience of organising and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work.

          Experience and ability to lead, motivate and direct a multi-skilled team.

            Able to demonstrate, promote and embed safe working behaviours within the team.

              Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

                Experiencein the servicing and repair of either building fabric or building plant andequipment.

                  Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions.

                    Ableand willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.

                      Computer literate.


                        Membershipof CITB Construction Skill Certification Scheme.

                        How to apply (External)

                        Salary: £34,494
                        Closing date: 5th June 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
                        Click 'apply now' to apply.

                        This is a fixed term opportunity for 12 months. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Click here for more information

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                        All offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks. Click here for more information