25 Apr

Operative High Voltage Cables Lewisham Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail Lewisham

Position
Operative High Voltage Cables Lewisham
Company
Network Rail
Location
Lewisham ENG
Opening
25 Apr, 2018 30+ days ago

Network Rail Lewisham urgently required following position for Operative High Voltage Cables Lewisham. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Operative High Voltage Cables Lewisham Jobs Vacancy at Network Rail Lewisham Jobs Details:

Out in all weathers, you’ll play a highly practical role in keeping Britain moving. Across a wide range of manual maintenance tasks, the efficiency and safety of the railway is in your hands.
About the role (External)
You’ll be on the frontline, working shifts to deliver a variety of manual maintenance tasks. Whether your focus is on track, signalling or electrification, you’ll keep our assets in perfect working order. Which means you’ll pay a key role in keeping commuters and freight safe, and making journeys smooth.
This is a hands-on role, working outdoors in all weathers. Carrying out general maintenance, your range of duties will include everything from shovelling ballast to carrying out lookout duties for your team. You’ll check all kinds of things, to ensure they are in great working order – from vehicles and plant to equipment, tools and materials. In everything you do, you’ll work safely and efficiently. If you’ve got what it takes, we’ll provide all the training, protective clothing and support you need to succeed.
Essential Criteria
  • Experience of working in an environment where safety is vital
  • Willing and able to work shifts, including days, nights and weekends
  • A team player
  • Conscientious, reliable and hard working
  • Keen to develop new skills
  • Good communication skills, both in person and in writing
  • Meet the required benchmark for application screening questions
  • Must meet required online testing benchmark
Desirable Criteria
  • To hold or be working towards an NVQ 1 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
  • Willing and able to drive vehicles
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.

You must also be able to meet the required online testing benchmark score, in order for us to progress with your application.

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 £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

As an arm’s length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

§ Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation
§ Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check

§ Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check

For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

Salary £28887 (entry level)

Closing date: 30th April 2018, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

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