Skip to main content

Section Supervisor- Tonbridge MSP

Posted: 19 Nov 2020 Closes: 23 Dec 2020
Tonbridge, United Kingdom GBP 42,000.00 per year
Permanent & Full-time NWR_IRC2200702

About Network Rail

We at network rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

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

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here

Brief Description

Making sure inspection, maintenance and renewal of assets goes smoothly, you'll supervise work, carry out inspections and champion safety in this varied and vital role.
About the role (External)

Assisting an Infrastructure Maintenance Section Manager with the inspection, maintenance and renewal of assets, you'll supervise the delivery of associated work and help with the management of staff. It's an excellent opportunity to use all of your specialist knowledge while developing valuable leadership skills. It's also an extremely varied role.

We'll look to you to undertake inspections, and prepare work and resource specifications and method statements. Providing accurate and detailed information, you'll keep a range of systems, databases and records fully up-to-date. Checking the quality of work and making sure assets are compliant to exacting standards, you'll enjoy the scope to identify and propose asset renewal work. You'll also allocate resources to works, and oversee both the quality of people's work and their welfare at work. As well as enhancing your own skills, you'll help others with their development. Crucially, you will champion the highest standards of safety in every aspect of your team's work.

Essential Criteria

• Experience of directing and supervising worksites and the safe and efficient delivery of work

• Knowledge of processes for planning and organising work and resources

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

• Able to coach, influence and develop others

• Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

• Comfortable working shifts including days, nights and weekends

Desirable Criteria

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

• Awareness of cost and waste control techniques

• 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)
Salary: Circa £42,000

Closing date: 23rd November 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

Click 'apply now' to apply.

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

Want to find out about what benefits we offer? click here

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

Network Rail

Share Job