About the role
Amazing infrastructure isn’t the only thing that gets built here. Incredible careers do too. Join our Rail UK team as a COSS Supervisor and you can build something to be proud of.
What you’ll be doing
As a COSS Supervisor, you will have the following accountabilities:
At a site level, ensure that works is executed and delivered in a safe manor to the high quality and in line with the clients expectations. This will be over a portfolio of work spanning Drainage, Earthwork and Structure schemes over the Great Western Network.
Managing a multi-skilled team of direct & agency labour and specialist subcontractors.
Ensure good documentation and record keeping is kept on site and relayed to the General Foreman/Agent.
Provide good quality briefings of the TBS/WPP/COSS Briefing at the start of each shift to all workforce & ensure understanding by all.
Monitor performance against production targets and report against this weekly
Understand contract conditions with Client and Suppliers, recognise variations to contract and process accordingly
Overall responsibility for the safety performance at site level including planning HSQE into work activities and ensure adequate resources are available to carry out the operations
Lead by example & ensure compliance with industry and company standards
Who we’re looking for
You will have the following:
Personal Track Safety
Good teamwork & interpersonal skills
Hardworking and adaptable
2 day SMSTS training
Full UK driving license
Experience in both Civils and Rails
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.
Our Rail business has an extensive legacy of rail expertise. Our teams safely deliver complex projects, from consultancy and design to all aspects of construction and maintenance. Using advanced plant and machinery, and unique innovations, we provide end-to-end solutions for our customers.
Our aim is to improve the passenger’s experience, and our teams create better journeys by increasing network capacity, improving reliability, and making our railways more efficient and sustainable.
At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone
To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’ and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.
Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/
Job Reference: BBUK02895
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