Team Leader [Works Delivery Distribution & Plant]

Last updated 17 days ago
Location:North Lanarkshire
Job Type:Full Time

Location

Motherwell, GB

Department Name

Route Business Scotland

About Network Rail

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Brief Description

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 strong, clear and supportive leadership, they are at the heart of our vision for engineering and operating excellence.

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.

Whilst leading a team undertaking electrical installation and testing activities to the BS 7671 18th Edition, the successful candidate will be expected to lead, inspire and develop staff to work to both Network Rail's high standards and deliver safe, reliable, quality work and ensure compliance is met.

About the role (External)

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.

Essential Criteria

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

      Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing

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

          Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions

            A clear and inspirational leader with a strong sense of direction

            Desirable Criteria

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

                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 (External)

                Click 'apply' to login and submit your CV. Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

                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.

                At Network Rail we support our staff through a range of good practice (Everyone Matters) guides such as Supporting Carers and 6 staff Networks including Archway (LGBTQi+), CanDo (staff with disabilities), Cultural Fusion (BAME staff), Faith and Belief, Inspire (gender) and Myriad (staff with caring responsibilities).


                We celebrate events such as the Chinese New Year, Gurpurab, Ramadan and Eid, participate in annual Pride events and host a staff Christmas carol service.

                To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, females, LGBTQi+ people and people with disabilities.

                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.

                Grade: Former IMC Terms and Conditions

                Salary: £38,228 + a roster premium

                Closing date: Wednesday 21st October 2020 - late applications will not be accepted.

                We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.