Site Operative

Network Rail
10 May 2017
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Route Services was created in January 2016 by bringing together Group Business Services, who provide IT and business shared services, National Supply Chain, who provide logistics and procurement services and Network Rail Consulting, who provide international rail consultancy, with other services set to join throughout 2016.

Brief Description

What do we do?

Every year we
• Buy and deliver 2,000km of rail and 2.5 million tonnes of ballast.
• Operate 1,200 rail vehicles.

Behind the scenes we
• Process GBP7bn of payments
• Handle over 23,000 IT helpdesk calls.
• Make sure everyone's wages are paid on time.

Every year
• Mechanical and electrical locking fitters maintain 468 signal boxes and 387 ground frames.
• Operational property helpdesk process over 200,000 calls.

About the role (External)

Supply Chain Operations is a corporate service within Network Rail and is responsible for all category management, procurement and national logistics. We procure safe and sustainable products and services that are used to maintain, renew and enhance the rail infrastructure. Our aim is to deliver outstanding value and exceptional service to our customers, helping the rail industry work together to deliver a more cost effective railway.

Other duties include;
• Working within Network Rails Aggregate Handling Depot, the candidate will be responsible for some or all of the following:
• Loading /unloading of aggregates and spoil from rail wagons using a Komatsu PC360 fitted with clamshell.
• Loading of recycled aggregate products into road vehicles using Caterpillar 972 Wheeled Loading Shovel
• Operating the weighbridge and producing tickets for customers
• Filling out daily stock reports
• Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other instructions. Report any Close Calls as identified.
• Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent, advising the Site Manager should you feel more training is required.
• Undertake work activities as directed, in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.
• Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly, reporting any issues to the Site Manager.
• Contribute to your own development.
• Adhere to company policies and procedures.
• Represent the team at all appropriate business meetings, workshops and briefings as required by the Site Manager.

• Valid certificate in operation of 360 excavator/material re-handler
• Valid certificate in operation of wheeled loading shovel

How To Apply- External

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 GBP3000 (to a maximum amount of GBP2,250).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
Salary Circa GBP27,500
Network Rail adheres to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). This is a government standard for pre-employment vetting. All prospective employees will undergo the required checks to meet this standard before joining the company.
Closing date: Monday 22nd May, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes


Amount of Travel

Work At Home
Salary: . Date posted: 23/02/2017

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