Location : London to Northampton.
Purpose of The Job
To drive, operate and maintain on track machines in a safe manner, in accordance with the Competency Based Standards for Operator Driver Maintainers, and in accordance with the Colas Rail Railway Safety Case
Safety & Ethics- Support the implementation of the Business Conduct Guidelines, Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.
Excellence- Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.
Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.
People- Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.
Responsible for booking on and off duty at the time and place directed by duty manager or senior production manager
Report fit for duty (physically, emotionally and mentally)
Wear personal protective clothing (P.P.C.) as supplied
Maintain clear and open communications, verbal and written, with Rugby Rail Plant Control Room (Help Desk)
Work to a safe and competent standard
Responsible for absorbing and retaining knowledge of traction, routes, rules and regulations, and operating notices
Carry out emergency procedures as and when required
Obtain any relevant late notice information from the Rail Plant Control Room (Help Desk) at Rugby at the beginning of each shift
Sectional Appendix, Rule Book etc)
Undertake any other duties as directed by the Shift Manager, Regional Operations Manager or Line Management
When Operator Driver Maintainer cannot personally fix machine, then he is responsible to help and assist Fitter to repair and fix the machine
Report all service faults and failures immediately both in writing and verbally to the Rugby Rail Plant Control Desk (Help Desk)
Operate on tack machines (OTM) in accordance with Railway Standards
Possessions to the instructions of the customer's machine controller / Track Quality Supervisor (TQS) and Controller Of Site Safety (COSS)
Report mileage and point numbers completed against planned output
Begin filling out the Plant Utilisation report and send it off to Rugby at the end of week
Use spill kits to reduce the environmental effect of any oil spills and report any spills to the Rugby Rail Plant Control Desk
Shut down machine safely
Carry out daily and weekly maintenance and safety checks and assist Fitter staff when fixing a machine breakdown or problem
Carry out certain aspects of the monthly maintenance as specified in the maintenance schedule.
Assist Fitter staff carry out monthly maintenance
Responsible for the immediate verbal reporting of machine faults and failures to Rugby Rail Plant Control Desk (Help Desk) and in writing by recording them in the Machine Fault Log Book
To complete all maintaining duties that do not qualify under the Maintenance (fitter) Assessment Scheme.
Decision Making Authority
Delegate authority in accordance with Colas Rail procedures.
Accident / Incident investigations
Period reports on production as requested by Head of Plant Operations
Ad Hoc reporting as required
Contact with Colas Rail (UK) Directors, Managers and Staff at all levels.
Frequent contact and interaction with Operating staff and Rail Operations Standards Manager.
Contact with Network Rail Managers, Engineers and Planners
Experience and Qualifications
Liaise through Machine Supervisor / Team Leader to Ensure Colas Rail Operational Standards meet laid down requirements.
Liaise through Machine Supervisor / Team Leader to ensure operational compliance with Colas Rail's Railway Safety Case
Knowledge of standards and specifications (for Operating, Driving and Maintenance)
Understanding of Railway Operation process
Windows 98, Word, Excel, Outlook
Flexible, honest, and punctual
Good Communication Skills
Passed psychometric and medical tests (except when grandfather rights apply)
In possession of a Full and Valid road vehicle driving license
Willing to continue learning and be trained
Maintain a positive attitude and sense of professional pride
Able to perform weekend and shift duties
Due to the nature of this job, lone working may be required where safe to do so.
Certified for Incident / Accident investigations
For positions covering the southern region a current PTS appropriate to CTRL Is required
Holder of a current full UK driving licence
Ability to identify competency standards required as a result of legislation, operational standards and safety procedures and maintain same by audit and surveillance
Possess the ability to maximise personal contribution to the business (customer focus)
Ability to analyse problems thoroughly and make good timely decisions (analysis and decision making).
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and across teams (team working).
Create and contribute to an environment whereby yourself and others are motivated to learn and develop (developing self / others)
Support and challenge individuals to achieve their full potential, ability to set stretching objectives and measure progress against them.
Ability to manage resource effectively (managing performance).
Commitment to achieve results through determination and commitment, ability to keep going when things are difficult (drive).
Comply with legislation and industry standards i.e. Rule Book.
Comply with Colas Rail rules, procedures and working practices.
Undertake all work in a safe manner.
Report all accidents, and incidents with the potential to cause injury or property damage.
Where necessary provide advice and support to inexperienced colleagues.
Remember : If it's not safe to do don't do it.
Energy- 'Get up and go' attitude of a leader
Energise- Lead, manage and inspire my team
Edge- Maximise my personal edge
Execute- Make things happen
Engage- Stay close to the client