Rail Services Supervisor

  • Job Reference: RSS
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2022
  • Recruiter: West Midlands Metro
  • Location: Wednesbury, West Midlands
  • Salary: £37,267.97 to £39,763.64
  • Bonus/Benefits: Free Tram & NX Bus Travel, Pension, Life Insurance
  • Sector: Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

 The Role

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Rail Services Supervisor to join our Infrastructure Team and assist the Rail Services Team Leader in overseeing their department, ensuring all maintenance and repair work is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspect all work done by the Rail Services Team Members
  • Ensure inspection, maintenance and repair tasks are delivered in a professional, safe, and timely manner and in compliance with MML work practices, standards and procedures.
  • Work in a safe and professional manner at all times.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork in a timely manner and/or update the Asset Management Information System - Agility.
  • All maintenance and repairs to the West Midland Metro Permanent way and overhead line equipment.
  • Oversight of contractors carrying out planned works.
  • Assist in Project work and design of installations.
  • Assist in the commissioning of new systems
  • Assist with the development and continued improvement of the Asset Management Information System
  • Organisation of small to large worksites
  • Continuous assessment and improvement of working practices embracing new technologies
  • Attend any new training required to carry out duties
  • On call duties
  • Other duties as may reasonably be required by MML management.

What you’ll need:

  • Experience working as part of a team
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Substantial experience within the light rail or rail industry for in a similar maintenance environment role
  • A good working knowledge of rail or light rail infrastructure permanent way and overhead line systems.
  • Use of gauges and other measurement equipment.
  • Competence of track and maintenance practices and plant
  • Industry qualifications in permanent way and track maintenance
  • It is essential you hold a full UK driving licence

What we offer in return?

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday and bank holidays.
  • Free travel on West Midlands trams and buses for you and your partner
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Life Insurance
  • Discounted Gym Membership.
  • 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Company Uniform
  • Full Training