Principal Contractor Rep (Rail)

About Amey

We're committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country's services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self-starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for everyone.

We believe that we are what we do.

It's more than just wanting to do better.

At Amey, we're proud to be the better.

What is the purpose of this role?

  • To support the Principal Contractor Project Lead in the delivery of allocated contracts, safely and in accordance with legislation and Amey Procedures to contract specification and programme

What will this role involve?

  • To undertake site safety tours and compliance checks on behalf of Amey
  • To provide Amey with a legal provision of site representation under both CDM 2015 and Amey PC licence requirements
  • Management of site set ups from start to conclusion
  • Production of all required paperwork to support the Rails Systems Principal Contractor function including but not limited to WPP, TBS, relevant permits
  • Produce, deliver and manage Whiteboard briefings, rosters and race cards
  • Ensure security of infrastructure by strategic deployment of security personnel
  • Collate witness statements, interviews and production of initial reports in the event of an incident or accident
  • Implement and manage 'for cause' testing process on site
  • Provide management of sharps
  • Manage supply and control of safety critical comms including DECT Comms and Back to Back Radios
  • Establish dust monitoring on site and control measures to mitigate exposure
  • Manage removal of hazardous waste from site to ensure work can continue safely
  • Coordination and removal of waste from site in line with Site Waste Management Plan
  • Manage and implement emergency management plans i.e. tunnel working

Provide support to the alliance for site visitors, including VIPs

What are we looking for?

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Training:

  • SMSTS or similar H&S Qualification
  • Detailed understanding and application of CDM 2015 regulations
  • Detailed understanding and application of Railway PC Licence requirements
  • Detailed understanding and application of PDSW process
  • Good Level of Computer literacy - Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Understanding of Railway Planning systems.
  • Satisfy requirements of PTS medical.
  • Personal track safety AC (PTS AC)
  • IWA/COSS/SWL1 Competency
  • Knowledge of Risk Assessment techniques
  • Acceptance of Sponsorship
  • Industry Common Induction
  • Standard 019 Briefing
  • D&A Screening
  • Must be able to drive.
  • Basic project management/ supervisory experience in multi-disciplinary project environment.

Desirable Skills, Qualifications and Training:

  • Engineering Supervisor
  • Safe Work Leader 2 SWL (2)
  • Safe Work Manager (SWM)
  • Sharps Handling & Awareness
  • Quality Standards Awareness
  • CDM (2015) Regulations Training
  • Presentation skills, collaborative working
  • Working at Height

What makes this role unique?

The Transpennine Route is a major transport artery for the UK and for the communities and economies across the north of England. It runs for 76 miles between Manchester, Leeds, York, Selby and onto Humberside. It's a hugely popular route and passenger numbers have doubled over the past 25 years. Millions of people that work, study and live alongside the railway depend on it every year.
The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) is a multi-billion pound investment programme that will deliver a high performing, reliable railway for passengers with more seats, more trains and faster journeys between Manchester and York via Huddersfield and Leeds. It is the biggest railway transformation the north has seen since the Victorian era.
TRU is made up of three programmes: West of Leeds, Leeds Central and East of Leeds. The West of Leeds Alliance (TRU West) is responsible for the transformation of the railway between Manchester and Leeds.

Acting as one team, the TRU West Alliance will put passengers first and deliver a positive outcome for all involved: for the team, which will gain unparalleled experience; for people that live, work and study along the railway; for Network Rail's customers and stakeholders; for the public purse and ultimately, for the North of England. In this way, the TRU West Alliance will not only deliver present benefit but also leave a lasting, sustainable legacy.

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Transport & Logistics

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    Returner Campaign

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    10 days ago

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