Team Leader Network Rail

Team Leader [Works Delivery Signalling] - Swindon Hawksworth Depot

Location Swindon, GB

Department Name DK WDM(S&T) Swindon Direct (895093) G1


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.

Brief Description

From establishing safety arrangements to checking the quality of work, you’ll direct and inspire the success of a team involved in everything from inspection and faulting, through to maintenance and renewal.

About the role (External)

We’ll look to you to direct, organise and motivate a high performing team. From inspection and faulting through to maintenance and renewal, you’ll play a hands-on role. You’ll make sure everything is done efficiently and to the highest standards. Safety will be a priority. You’ll establish appropriate safety arrangements and make sure Network Rail staff and contractors alike follow safe systems of work. Proactively controlling and checking the quality of work and the competence of your people, you’ll see to it that assets are fully compliant and all vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials are fit for purpose. Along the way, you’ll compile a range of vital reports.

Essential Criteria

Experience of organising and controlling the safe and efficient delivery of work

Excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing

Knowledge of discipline-specific maintenance, inspection, faulting and renewal techniques

Knowledge of relevant standards, procedures and instructions

A clear and inspirational leader with a strong sense of direction


    Desirable Criteria

    Hold or be working towards an NVQ level 2 or 3 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or have attained the appropriate level of knowledge gained through equivalent relevant experience

    Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need


      This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.


      How to apply (External)

      Salary: £46, 267 per annum.

      Closing date: 2nd of March 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.

      Interested - apply on company site


      • Network Rail
      • Western House , Swindon, SN1 1BD
      • Permanent, Full time
      • £46, 267 per annum

      Application closing date: 02nd March 21