Site Manager

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Network Rail
05 Nov 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Site Manager - Clapham St Johns Hill

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain s railway. From the rejuvenation of Kings Cross station and the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europes largest civil engineering project Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures the UK has ever seen. This will help us deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain . Brief Description

You will use your expertise as a Site Manager to provide support to Project Managers; assisting from the initial planning stages and ensuring that the building blocks for each of the projects are firmly set in place. You will report to the Works Delivery Manager and act as Network Rails day-to-day site representative, responsible for ensuring Network Rail assets are kept safe and in serviceable condition by carrying out necessary site inspections / monitoring and providing support for mitigation works with minimum impact on the environment & operational railway.

The job holder will have to work collaboratively with the train companies, station management and asset manager, as well as other key stakeholders in the business. The job holder will also manage and monitor progress of the supply chain and maintain close records of performance.

The role requires both skills and knowledge of the construction and building industry. This Safety Critical role will manage both projects and faults, many of which could be of an emergency nature and require the job holder to be able to plan, scope works within the buildings, stations, line side operational buildings across the route at short notice.

About the role (External) Key Accountabilities:
Support a Works Delivery team to deliver a range of reactive, maintenance and project works, including inspections and renewals.
Responsible for the safety of everyone on site a responsibility youll take extremely seriously.

Play a hands-on role engaging with the team, contractors and other stakeholders including outside parties.
Responsible for managing day to day faults by attending site visits and using in-house field date management system.

Manage the preparation of work specifications and plans.

Maintain a regular and frequent site presence at all sites and to continually inspect / monitor and carry out mitigation works to any reported defects found on site.

Monitor so that site activities comply with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant rules, regulations, Railway Group and Network Rails company standards and all applicable procedures and legislation.
Review in conjunction with the Project Engineer, the contractors method statements and site-specific risk assessments.

Monitor by liaison with appropriate Network Rail personnel whether arrangements for access, possession, storage, worksites etc. have been made to facilitate the efficient completion of work.

Monitor by a programme of regular pre-arranged inspections the quality of the contractors work.

Instruct contractors in accordance with powers delegated. Where remedial actions are required monitor so that non-conformance reports raised are closed out in an auditable manner. Direct changes as appropriate.
Inspect completed works and survey for the readiness of portions of the work for inspection and for the recording of the outcome and the control of any remedial works required.

Monitor progress of the works by regular site visits and inspections, comparing work in progress with contract documentation, and information given at site meetings and with the overall contract programme.

Encourage an awareness of the importance of HSQE and good workmanship by regular communication with all contractors site staff
Check whether the contractor complies with Network Rail policy in accident/incident reporting and investigation and assist with conducting investigations.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience of managing the production and delivery of a comprehensive and compliant work programme
  • Able to demonstrate, promote and embed safe working behaviours.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, both in person and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft word / excel / power point etc
  • Comfortable working shifts including days, nights and weekends

The job holder is required to hold a relevant TRACK SAFETY competence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 3 or 4 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained an appropriate level of knowledge through equivalent relevant experience
  • Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need

This role may involve 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

What can we offer you.?

At Network Rail, you have the chance to develop a long, rewarding career. There are many different career paths - and many opportunities to fulfil your potential. After all, we believe that investing in our people via training and development is one of the most effective ways of improving the safety, reliability and efficiency of the railway. You can expect competitive pay, a bonus scheme and a choice of contributory pension schemes. We also offer a generous annual leave package, plus up to 70% discount on season rail tickets.


Salary: £35,000 - £42,000
Closing date: 15th November 2019

How to apply: Please click apply now to apply

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