Possession Planner

Posted 22 November 2021
Salary£40k - 50k per year + Benefits
LocationCoatbridge
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSolutions
ReferenceWCPGLCPP17532
Contact NameJamie Nicholson

Job description

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Possession Planner to take responsibility for access planning and all associated documentation for a busy portfolio of projects and framework remits thoughout Scotland. Working on a number of live infrastructure projects and long term renewals and maintenance frameworks underway

As Possession Planner the key tasks & responsibilities of your role will include but not be limited to:

  • Liaise with the project management teams on all Access planning matters.
  • Work closely with the Construction Management and Estimating team to identify all available possessions to optimise working and to maintain the project programme.
  • Preparation of the Master / Contract / Managing possession schedule and supporting information.
  • Ensure possession, isolation & protection requests are submitted in line with Network Rail planning timescales and relevant format.
  • Planning of possession/protection arrangements.
  • Monitor / record / highlight any possession planning changes.
  • Prepare safety critical documentation in line with railway group standards.
  • Attend or arrange attendance to all possession meetings with the client.
  • Identify project risks / opportunities and participate in the management process.
  • Assist in the Preparation of entitlement submissions.
  • Ensure that all aspects of safety are taken into consideration when planning a project.
  • Maintain close relationships and Liaise with other members of the planning job family, contribute to the transfer of best practice.
  • Submission of Road Closure requests.

The successful applicant for this role will be able to demonstrate:

  • PPS planning access experience
  • SSOW planning qualification Core Level 2
  • PTS certification
  • Trained and certificated as competent as Controller of Site Safety [COSS]
  • Must have a good understanding of the Network Rail Rule Book and be able to interpret Sectional Appendices, Hazard Directory, and Environmental Assessments etc.

For this our client is willing to offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive package to the right person.

If you would like more information, please contact Jamie Nicholson using the details provided, alternatively please click the "apply now" link.