Points Fitter
Colas Rail UK
Great Britain
5d ago


Lead a team of skilled points fitters as required in the installation points equipment to a laid down standard of quality.


Plan and organize the installation activity to ensure specifications, design and materials requirements are actioned and the work is carried out to the standards and the timescale as specified in the Work Package Plan and Task Briefings.

Installation and set up of points operating equipment, backdrives and other associated equipment in accordance with Network Rail and company standards.

Carry out point inspections and sign off completion / inspection records.

Complete / sign off work allocation forms and report site progress as required.

Ensure the staff group is kept informed on any relevant information about the job including safety issues.

To assist in checking / investigating safety standards and / or system failures.

Carry out duties of COSS / IWA / SWL as required.


Ensure that all timesheets, work returns and other contract documentation are completed accurately and to the required timescales.

Team Performance

Train and instruct other members of the team.


Report problems arising during installation and following completion of work.


Assist other staff in safety testing and design work.

Assist with the resolution of on site queries and problems.

Safety & Quality

Ensure all personnel under your direction possess the relevant information, documentation, competency and experience to undertake signaling installation to the appropriate safety standards and procedures at all times..


Contact with Colas Rail UK Directors, Managers and Staff at all levels.Frequent contact and interaction with operating staff


Hold or working towards Point Fitter and Team Leader IRSE LicensesHold PTS, Lookout, COSS / IWA track safety competencies.

Hold or be willing to hold SMTH competence.Proven experience of team leadership and influencing staff.Previous experience of installation and construction activities associated with multiple types of points equipment with a thorough working knowledge of Network Rail installation standards.

Understanding of other related rail disciplines.

Behavioural Skills

Energy - Get up and go attitude of a leaderEnergise - Lead, manage and inspire my teamEdge - Maximise my personal edgeExecute -

Make things happenEngage - Stay close to the client

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