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Full-Time, Permanent
UK, West Coast Mainline
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: West Coast Mainline

Full Time permanent position, competitive salary, plus overtime & benefits package inc company vehicle

RSS INFRASTRUCTURE Limited (RSSI), has been recognised by Network Rail at the 2018 ‘Rail Partnership Awards’, being awarded SME of the Year, for its work within the Rail and Construction industry, developing bespoke solutions for clients that deliver improved safety and productivity.

From our offices in Birmingham, Cwmbran and Doncaster, RSS Infrastructure has over 200 directly employed staff members and a diverse contingent labour workforce that cover the majority of the UK. The company has developed a service portfolio that includes; Vegetation Management, Track Access, Civils/Construction solutions, Welding, Safety Critical Resource Services, Magnetic Safety Barrier Fencing, Magnetic Points Boards, Signalling Services as well as being the UK’s sole provider of Track Warning Systems.

What will I be doing?

As an experienced MMA5/FCAW1-2 welder you supervise a team of experienced welders responsible for the safe site delivery of welding and track based activities being delivered to both internal and external clients

Your role will require teams under your supervision to cover a number of projects. You will be responsible for the resources supplied into these projects by the welding depot function. On a day to day basis your duties will include:

  • Assisting in developing the welding teams with a view to meeting the potential increases in work load for clients.
  • Being an active participant in developing the capabilities of the Welding team and its workers, identifying individuals who show the potential for further career development and enhancement by additional training, coaching and mentoring.
  • Ensure that all accidents and incidents are reported and escalated as per the HSQE and Compliance rules.
  • Develop, encourage and maintain an open and fair safety culture with in the Welding teams.
  • Represent the Welding business in HSQE activities within the wider business.
  • Ensure that all Safety Critical workers have undertaken the necessary training and registration prior
  • Ensure that all workers driving vehicles have been approved as drivers and are conversant with the business Fleet Management rules.
  • Ensure all workers allocated to assignments have the appropriate PPE and safety critical equipment to meet their assignment needs including RPE
  • Attend regular 1 to 1 ‘s with the Head of Welding
  • Develop productive working relationships with colleagues, customers and clients.
  • Ensure Health & Safety requirements are met in your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • Recruit, select and retain colleagues.
  • Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility.
  • Reduce and manage conflict in your team.
  • Lead meetings.
  • Manage physical resources.
  • Take effective decisions.
  • Work with others to improve customer service.

What experience would we like you to have?

To be selected for interview your application should demonstrate significant rail welding experience, knowledge of NWR welding standards and ideally previous supervisory experience.

RSS Infrastructure offer a range of benefits including:

  • 20 days paid annual leave rising to 25 plus statutory bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private Medical Cover (after qualifying period)
  • Health cash plan (after qualifying period)
  • Sick Pay
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop, mobile phone and fuel card


About RSS Infrastructure

RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) is a multi-disciplinary service provider for the rail and construction sectors. We have an award-winning reputation for developing solutions to improve safety and productivity.

Founded in 2007, RSSI provides a range of services to the infrastructure sector including; arboriculture, construction and civils, magnetic track safety services, overhead line electrification, possession management, safety-critical resources, signalling, and welding. RSSI is also the only company in the UK that offers Track Warning Systems.

RSSI has more than 150 full-time employees and a large contingent workforce that covers most of the UK. It operates from offices in Birmingham, Doncaster, and Cwmbran.

As an equal opportunities employer, RSSI does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. As a proud signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant, we encourage reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we strive to create equal opportunities and encourage under-represented groups to apply for roles and join us, visit our parent company website – Work for Us.

Link: https://auctusmg.co.uk/work-for-us/


How to apply

In the first instance, please forward your CV to kaye.toy@auctusmg.co.uk

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