Location York, GB
Department Name Route Services
About Network Rail
About Network Rail
Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britains railway. From Crossrail Europes 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 state of the art ventures that this country has ever seen.
This opportunity sits in Supply Chain Operations, a newly formed division of Route Services that procures safe, consistent, products and services that are in turn used to improve and enhance the rail infrastructure across Britain.
We strive to deliver excellent value and service to our customers, helping the rail industry to work together to deliver a more cost effective railway.
What do we do?
Our extensive supply chain network plays a crucial role in helping to own a safe and efficient railway.
Every year we:
Buy and deliver 2,000km of rail and 2.5 million tonnes of ballast.
Operate 1,200 rail vehicles.
Mechanical and electrical locking fitters maintain 468 signal boxes and 387 ground frames.
Operational property helpdesk process over 200,000 calls.
Behind the scenes we:
Process £7,000,000,000 of payments.
Handle over 23,000 IT helpdesk calls.
Make sure everyones wages are paid on time.
What will you be doing?
As an Installer you will form part of a team carrying out Signalling Installation works on sites throughout the network. You will be Installing Signalling Equipment to specific technical standards whilst also ensuring all completed work meets our high quality standards. We will also be looking to you as an Installer to organise, train and motivate the team to carry out works in an efficient and safe manner. You will record results confirming the outcome of safety checks and ensure that they are in line with standards set by Network Rail.
Responsible for ensuring that:
Safe systems of work are in place and are monitored regularly.
Plant and equipment are operated safely and without risk to health or the environment.
Ensuring any legal obligations are followed.
Completing all works in line with Network Rail standards.
About the role (External)
Key Accountabilities, in addition to the above...
You will install signalling infrastructure to the specified standards and instructions
Undertake all work as directed within the limits of competencies attained
You ensure all work is undertaken safely in line with the appropriate standards
Performing and recording results of the safety tests on critical equipment and systems.
You can assist with Testing where required in accordance with the Signal Maintenance Testing Handbook
Undertake additional skills training as necessary.
You will undertake COSS and Lookout duties as required.
Training and guiding others on safety & technical matters.
Job Skills, Experience & Qualifications
Do you meet the criteria for this role?
Recognised Apprenticeship, City and Guilds (Parts 1 & 2), BTEC or Network Rail Trainee Programme or equivalent
Emergency 1st Aid
IRSE Signal Installer Licence or Equivalent Competence Assessment
Full Driving Licence.
SMTH and ES
Other Basic level of skills in:
Electronic Test Equipment
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. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
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 £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).
We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £29,593- £34,124
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.
Closing date: 24.09.19. 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