Artisan (B&C) x 2 (Bricklaying)

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JavaScript enabled browser required. Artisan (B&C) x 2 (Bricklaying) Location Springburn, Glasgow, GB Department Name Route Business Scotland About Network Rail We at network rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain’s best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do! Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we’re empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing. We’re passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information a bout Network Rail click here Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services.  We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow. Brief Description Artisans in Buildings & Civils undertake inspection, faulting, maintenance and renewal work as allocated. When required they direct, organise and motivate the team so that work is undertaken safely, efficiently and to the relevant standards. The Works Delivery Team seek 2 highly motivated, skilled individuals with a trade background in bricklaying.   These positions sit within the internal delivered framework for Network Rail’s franchised stations across the Scotland route. Artisan’s should be willing and able to work away from home to meet the needs of the business. In addition to being a qualified bricklayer, having experience in platform construction and multi-trade experience of concrete works, joinery and drainage would be desirable. Having experience of delivering works to high standards which includes fault finding and repairs in a railway environment would also be an advantage. Our Artisans should be open and willing to work, learn and develop within a multi-trade discipline environment, adapting to any situation that meets the business needs. 2 Permanent Positions are Available About the role (External) Duties and Responsibilities 1.    Establish and maintain appropriate safety arrangements for staff under your control including Contractors. 2.    Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other relevant instructions with minimum disruption to customers and stakeholders. 3.    Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent. 4.    Undertake and direct work activities in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards. 5.    Prepare site specific risk assessment in conjunction with risk control manuals. Review safe system of work documentation where required. 6.    Deliver and maintain an effective service to customers and key stakeholders. 7.    Control and check the quality of work undertaken and confirm assets are compliant to standards. 8.    Check that the staff under your control have the appropriate and valid competencies. 9.    Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly. 10.  Accurately report all work completed/not completed and produce/maintain records as required. 11.  Contribute to your own development and that of others. 12.  Adhere to company policies and procedures. Experience, skills, knowledge, competencies and qualifications Essential ·         Trained and where appropriate, qualified in the relevant trade. ·         Experience of arranging and implementing safe systems of work. ·         Experience of organising and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work. ·         Able to demonstrate and promote safe working behaviours. ·         Able to lead, motivate and direct a team. ·         Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. ·         Experience in the servicing and repair of either building fabric or building plant and equipment. ·         Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions. ·         Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by business need. ·         Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need. Desirable ·         Membership of CITB Construction Skill Certification Scheme. The Artisan in Buildings & Civils is a safety critical post requiring Personal Track Safety (PTS) competence. Any offer of employment will be subject to passing the relevant pre-employment medical assessment to obtain this competence, including a drug & alcohol test. How to apply (External) Click ‘apply’ to login and submit your CV. Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.   Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre –employment vetting. BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee’s unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting. 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. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Click here for more information In Scotland, we have won awards such as the Carer Positive Employer award and the Proud Scotland award for making a difference for LGBTQ+ people. We celebrate events such as the Chinese New Year, Gurpurab, Ramadan and Eid, participate in annual Pride events and host a staff Christmas carol service. At Network Rail we support our staff through a range of good practice (Everyone Matters) guides such as Supporting Carers and 6 staff Networks including Archway (LGBTQi+), CanDo (staff with disabilities), Cultural Fusion (BAME staff), Faith and Belief, Inspire (gender) and Myriad (staff with caring responsibilities). To ensure an improved representation in our workforce, applications are particularly welcome from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, females, LGBTQi+ people and people with disabilities. 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. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. 2 Positions are available. Grade: Former IMC Terms and Conditions Salary: £28,346 per annum + a roster premium New Closing date: Friday 30th October 2020 - 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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