Railway Telecoms Construction Works Supervisor

Posting Date: 23 January 2020

Location: Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, GB, G72 0FT

Company: Babcock

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Railway Telecoms Construction Works Supervisor


REF: SF24210

About the role
Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit  a Railway Telecoms Construction Works Supervisor  to join the team. This is a permanent role working out of our Hamilton office, however will require travel all over Scotland and N.Ireland when required.


Your role will be to ensure that all scheme and projects allocated are implemented to laid down systems, procedures, quality, environmental, and safety standards.

In conjunction with the Site Engineer you will; carry out auditing, reviewing and reporting of the quality, safety and progress of telecoms project installation activities as required and direct the Supervisory or Installation staff, to ensure all employees, which may include Agency / Sub-Contractors are utilised to the maximum of their efficiency, and that all construction meets the necessary specification and standards required.


You will ensure that all laid down legislation for equipment, and plant is complied with, including any calibration or certification that is required and monitor scheme’s and projects, man hours against target man hours, and identify when there is potential to achieve efficiencies.


Undertake all relevant safety duties / briefs (COSS, TOFS brief, toolbox talks etc.) within the limits of competencies held and implement systems and controls to minimise the misuse, loss, theft, vandalism, and damage to any plant, vehicles or equipment under their control, whether company owned or hired in.


What do I need to do the role?

You will have a background of working within Railway Telecoms and managing the full end to end site rollout.


You’ll need to have appropriate technical qualifications and have the ability to lead staff.


Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

•Appropriate technical qualifications

•Appropriate Safety qualifications (COSS/IWA)
•Previous experience in  Management on Railway Telecoms
•Previous experience in  Railway Telecommunications
•IRSE Licensed or working towards.


Lastly, you’ll need to be a competent communicator, both verbal and documental and have sound knowledge of safety procedures.


What else do I need to know?
•We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
•Able to drive or willing to learn
•Will be required to work away from home

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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


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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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


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Closing Date: Monday 24 December 2018


All applications should be made online. If you experience difficulties please click here Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

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