• PTS Earthing Assistants

    09/02/2021 PTS Earthing Assistants East/West Midlands, Leicester, Northampton, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Stamford or Peterborough
    • Contractor

    Based in East/West Midlands, Leicester, Northampton, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Stamford or Peterborough
    You must hold a current PTS, be able to drive and possess your own transport
    Competitive rates of pay

    Due to a recent contract award, we have five final positions available for Earthing Assistants to join our OLE team. Ideally, you will be based in the East or West Midlands, Leicester, Northampton, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Stamford, or Peterborough. You must hold a current PTS, be able to drive and possess your own transport.

    RSS INFRASTRUCTURE Limited (RSSI) was recognised by Network Rail at the 2018 ‘Rail Partnership Awards’ for its work within the Rail and Construction industry, developing bespoke solutions for clients improved safety and productivity.

    From our offices in Birmingham, Newport and Doncaster, RSS Infrastructure has over 100 directly employed staff members and a diverse contingent labour workforce that covers most of the UK.

    The company has developed a service portfolio that includes; Overhead Line Electrification, Vegetation Management, Track Access, Civils/Construction solutions, Safety-Critical Resource Services, Signalling Services, and is the UK’s sole provider of Track Warning Systems.

    What will I be doing?

    You will be responsible for working under the Authorised Person’s direction to achieve isolations on AC OLE as part of your daily duties.

    Your role will involve:

    • Assisting the Authorised Person with the Testing, Application and Removal of the isolation
    • Assisting the Authorised Person in the checking in and out the isolation equipment at the beginning and the end of the shift
    • Assisting in the Nominated Person/Authorised Person with bonding duties working as instructed

    What experience would we like you to have?

    • In date PTS, COSS (not essential although preferable)
    • Full UK driving licence
    • Heights and Staggers & Bonding experience preferred (not essential)
    • Must be able to drive and have own transport

    RSS Infrastructure offers a range of benefits, including:

    • Full PPE provided
    • Free training with all competencies maintained

    About us

    Our mission is to ensure that we make our clients operate more safely and achieve more productivity when on-site, whether delivering new projects, track renewal programmes, or maintaining the rail infrastructure.

    We are not just another infrastructure company, but a trusted company that understands the value of partnerships and long-standing business relationships, continually looking to deliver outstanding performance and customer service. We remain one of the market-leading rail services groups in the UK.

    We believe in the value and contribution of individuals, respecting the diverse makeup of our organisation and need people who want to make a difference to our clients and the Group’s growth.

    Our teams support each other to meet the demands of an industry sector which operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week, 365 days of the year. Working together to either plan, resource or deliver a range of services into a highly demanding industry sector that can be very reactive, challenging your skills to adapt quickly to new situations.

    A strong worth ethic and a ‘Can Do’ attitude is the foundation of our business. We want people who can drive success and have a right first time, every time approach to their work-life, without cutting corners and understand the essence of safety and customer service. We are a people-orientated business, nurturing, and investing in our staff and teams to become the best at what they do, creating managers and leaders of the future.

    As an equal opportunity’s employer, RSS Infrastructure does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.

    The company also actively encourages both reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we support ex-military personnel, please visit our website.

    How to apply

    In the first instance, please forward your CV to becky.clift@rssinfrastructure.com

    Apply online