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New vacancy - Severn Valley Railway - Infrastructure/Pway Team Leader

25 February 2019

Closing date: 15 March 2019

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The Team Leader will manage, lead and motivate the team of Permanent Way Engineers (paid employees and volunteers) to enable the achievement of goals and meeting deadlines whilst communicating safe practices. 

Specific responsibilities will be supporting our current team and developing a five-year plan for track improvements, taking responsibility for a management plan for lineside vegetation and the transition of reported track defects into a job bank for timely attention and completion, making sure that all team members perform to the SVR safety standards.

There will be occasions when the Team Leader will deputise / provide cover for the Infrastructure Manager when he is on annual leave or where volume or timing of meetings / project management necessitates delegation. The team have a large workload, managing large civils projects through to responding to water leaks and this position will help share that burden of work.

We would expect the successful candidate to have a thorough technical knowledge of bullhead and flat bottom rail systems including switch and crossings and hold (or be competent to achieve) SVR Personal Track Safety Certification. 

It is a full time, 40 hours, paid post working 5 days out of 7 including occasional weekend work and a reasonable share of weekend, bank holiday, and other out of hours availability on call when the Railway is operating.

Written applications with full detail of previous experience and qualifications to:

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