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Isolation Planner

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Blantyre

Isolation Planner
Hamilton, Glasgow


About the role


Here at Babcock International, we’re looking to recruit an Isolation Planner to produce and publish isolation plans for all Rail Systems Alliance works and isolation documentation to meet Network Rails timescales. Isolation plans and associated documentation must comply with the Electrified Lines Working Instructions and applicable Network Rail standards.


Main responsibilities:
• Submit Isolation applications to Network Rail within agreed time scales.
• Prepare Isolation Detail Forms (IDF) for all works.
• Liaise with Possession Planning Managers to ensure all OLE Isolations meet the requirements for all planned works, ensuring staff protection arrangements are in place for all work.
• Problem solving at weekly meetings with the Network Rail Isolation Planning Team and all other OLE Isolation providers to resolve any potential work limit conflicts which may arise during discussions.
• Be capable of working alone in carrying out all of the above duties.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have a good knowledge of the following:
• Electrified Lines Working Instructions and isolation planning standards.
• Methods of working for isolation planning and the taking of isolations.
• Electrical feeding arrangements.
• Network Rail Isolation Diagrams & Instructions and familiar with NR/L2/ELP/27237 – OLE working instructions.
• Rulebook, Sectional Appendix, Weekly Operation Notices and other relevant documentation.


You will also hold (PTS) Personal Track Safety, and Nominated Person certification.


A current and valid UK driving licence is an essential requirement to this role.


What else do I need to know?


This role is office and site based covering rail sites across Scotland. A company vehicle will be provided when required to travel.


Working hours are Monday to Friday office hours, you will be expected to work the very odd Saturday and night shift but very few and far between.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative works patterns at interview.


Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.


About Babcock International


For more than a century, Babcock the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.


We are committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.



Job reference: 34439

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