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Access Co-ordinator

Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Closes: 21 Jul 2021
York, United Kingdom GBP 25,000.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time NWR_IRC2212910

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The Eastern region operates some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, York, Norwich, Cambridge and London.

Brief Description

There is an exciting opportunity to join us in a role that is vital to our success. We are looking for an Access Coordinator to join our East Coast team.

As an Access Coordinator you will arrange track access to support efficient delivery of maintenance and third party works in accordance with planning timescales. Produce and maintain the Delivery Unit Possession Plan.

There are multiple opportunities available.
About the role (External)

Role and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Manage the application of all access and isolation requests for the Delivery Unit.
Produce and manage the Delivery Unit Period Possession Plan.
Optimise the use of possessions and isolations.
Submit possessions and Temporary Speed Restriction requests using the Possession Planning System (PPS).
Manage the possession change control process.
Process isolation requests and pass to the Isolation Planner.


Are you?

  • Knowledge of access planning processes and systems
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of maintenance processes and techniques
  • Knowledge of operational railway environment
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
How to apply (External)

Salary and benefits:
  • Salary Circa £25,000 (Band 5) depending on skills, qualifications and experience
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • My benefits - Our discounted online shopping site
  • A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers - cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits
  • Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets
  • A choice of contributory pension schemes
  • 2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community
**Please note that the advert closes on the 04/07/2021 and late applications will not be considered **

Oh, and by the way...

We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they're from, how old they are or what disability they may have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you!

We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential skills and experience detailed above. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. We will consider all flexible working applications.

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

If you like the sound of all that, we'd love it if you could submit your application online.
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