Control Centre Technician

Last updated 7 days ago
Job Type:Full Time


Basingstoke, GB

Department Name

CS Chief Operating Officer - Wessex Route (880004) G1

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Brief Description

We have an exciting opportunity for 6 Control Centre Technicians to join our team at our Basingstoke Rail Operating Centre (ROC) building. This exciting role will be to collate and interrogate information from asset monitoring equipment and make arrangements to attend where alarms demand as necessary.Along with providing support to maintenance teams in response to alarms, alerts and scheduled maintenance activities.Undertake inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal work to relevant standards.

Does this role sound like it's for you? Then please continue to read the below criteria and apply now!

*Please note if you are successful at our shortlisting stage, then you will be invited to an interview which are being conducted on the 01st February 2021.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities -

  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 for which you are trained and competent.

  4. Monitor information arising from remote condition monitoring equipment and liaise as required with Controls, Section Managers and Engineers on fault analysis, response and priorisation of entry into fault management systems.

  5. Manage entries and close out of faults in the fault management and fault rectification activities.

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

  7. Control and check the quality of work undertaken and confirm assets are compliant to standards.

  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 fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly.

  10. Accurately report all work completed/not completed and produce/maintain records as required.

  11. Contribute to your own development and that of others.

  12. Adhere to company policies and procedures.

  13. Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  1. Experience of arranging and implementing safe systems of work.

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

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

  4. Able to lead, motivate and direct a team.

  5. Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

  6. Knowledge and experience of signalling inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal techniques.

  7. Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions.

  8. Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by business need.

  9. Ideally 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.

  10. Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.

How to apply (External)

How to apply External -

Salary: £48,658 per annum

Closing date: 22nd January 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

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