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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

Rail Technician

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25000 - £30000/annum pension, life assurance, medicash pl

Mane are recruiting for Rail Site Technicians nationwide, our client is a global leader within infrastructure. The company are working on over 100 projects in 50 different countries and successful candidates there is a wider opportunity to progress.

An opportunity within the Inclinometer Surveying Department for a COSS/ Technician to carry out manual monitoring inspections of boreholes in a number of sites distributed mainly around Central England but also in more distant locations across the UK.

As site technician, you will be monitoring boreholes which are usually installed in embankments so the role, apart from its safety aspect, it is physically demanding as it requires to go up and down the embankments carrying out the monitoring equipment and taking the measurements that would be sent by the end of the day for processing by other members of the Team.
Training on the use of the monitoring equipment (mainly inclinometers, piezometers, extensometers) will be provided by the company however practical experience using equipment and tooling in a construction or tradesman capacity will be required. Previous knowledge on monitoring 3D targets would be an advantage.

​​​​​​​Travelling to different sites will take big portion of the day and on occasions it will be required to stay overnight and working nights.


Undertake readings and check their accuracy, repeating them to achieve quality if needed
Report and issue in a timely manner the raw data, paperwork, safety, operational and general admin.
Actively contribute to Quality, Safety and Environmental initiatives, in order to support a proactive Health & Safety culture.
Carry out periodical checks and maintenance on the equipment. Complete mandatory daily vehicle checks to ensure safety and compliance with company FORS requirements.
Ensure concise communications with team members and support functions through regular contact, both written and verbal.
Ensure strict compliance with company policies and procedures to ensure a consistent approach to work delivery.
Provide support for other technicians & departments when necessary.Requirements:

Practical experience using equipment and tooling in a construction or tradesman capacity. Controller of Site Safety (COSS) and CSCS competency.
Ability to work flexible working hours, including nights, weekends, at various locations throughout the UK on occasions.
Ability to exercise judgement to solve operational problems where the answer is not always apparent.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other software packages and email packages
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues and other team members and departments.
Full driving license.Benefits

28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
Company pension
Medi cash plan
Life Assurance
Van & Fuel To apply for this position please submit an updated CV
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