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Possession Planner

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + car, pension, medical
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Rail , Safety Critical
  • Job reference: 387681JDA

Job description

Working with a leading contractor to Network Rail I am currently recruiting for a Possession Planner to become an integral part of their team on large framework contract.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaise closely with the Framework Manager and Site Agents to optimise work programme.
  • Planning of Safe Systems of Work
  • Identify available possessions and submit possession requests in line with Network Rail possession planning timescales using the PPS system
  • Liaise with and request all Line Blockages from the GZAC
  • Prepare SSOW Packs, WPP's and Task Briefings accurately and on time ensuring documentation is returned and maintained.
  • Attend Pre-Possession Meetings
  • Ensure COSS/Supervisor on SSOW plan ensuring their understanding.
  • Where necessary submit road closure requests.
  • Review and report on possession performance and utilisation,
  • On publication of the Weekly Operating Notices and Isolation Plans, check the details comply with the works requirements ensuring any errors are corrected.
  • Organise safety critical resources to facilitate the implementation of the Safe System of Work.
  • Maintain a possession schedule and liaise closely with the operations team to ensure programmes are accurately maintained.
  • Establish good working knowledge of the geographical railway infrastructure, for the area of project/works.

To be considered for this position you must have experience of PPS planning, be competent in the use of GZAM / GZAC, have a detailed understanding of the rule book while being able to interpret sectional appendices and the hazard directory. You will also be IT literate and hold a full UK driving license.

Salary and package available for this position is in the region of £40000 to £48000 per annum with competitive benefits including vehicle or allowance, pension and other benefits. This is an excellent opportunity with the role likely to further develop by taking on some project planning duties alongside the Possession and SSOW Planning so professional development is virtually guaranteed.

Please apply immediately with your up to date CV.

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