Rail Sub Agent (P-Way)

  • Job Reference: ACT - SA
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2020
  • Recruiter: North West
  • Location: Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
  • Salary: £300 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Venn Group is recruiting for a Sub Agent to work on a Rail project in the Wessex area.

The successful candidate must have a proven delivery background in Track.

As the successful candidate, you will have experience in the below:


  • Ensure compliance with duties of Principal Contractor as defined in the CDM regulations
  • Ensure compliance with the Company ‘Principal Contractors Licence when working on rail’
  • Write CPP/ WPP / Risk assessments, Task Briefs, lift plans & ALO working plans to the required standard
  • Identify permit requirements and ensure they are produced and available for each shift
  • Order materials & plant for the site works in a timely manner
  • Assist with the planning of manpower
  • To assist in the management of budgets for the section of project within your control & liaise with the APM/PM and commercial team
  • Will Ensure that RIPs activities are assigning to competent RIPS planners
  • Acting as Responsible Manager to decide who will undertake the Safety Critical roles in a plan
  • Make sure Permits are verified at least 7 days prior to the work being undertaken
  • Experienced in Managing safe delivery of work on an open line / line blockage / lineside or off the line side on the Railway Infrastructure
  • Responsible for the Operational and Task Risk associated with the work which is being undertaken under your management
  • Responsible for the collection of relevant permits on site for their work
  • To resolve conflicts between team members and ensure good relations with other colleagues
  • Responsible for environmental, health and safety matters including promotion of and ensuring that BBS (Behavioural based Safety) practises are used on sites
  • Ensuring all work is carried out in compliance with the procedures laid down in the Railway Group and Company Standards when working on rail
  • To carry out any additional duties agreed with your line manager
  • Ensure temporary works are identified and processed in accordance with CDM and internal process SRP86
  • Provide operational tender support to the tender team eg production of tender programmes, methodology and identify resource requirements
  • Produce and manage programme for section of works that you are responsible for

Essential skills / qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in project work.
  • Leadership and motivation.
  • Health, safety and environmental awareness
  • Understanding of client requirements and specification  and timescales
  • Good knowledge of workforce management/workflow applications

To find out more about this role or to apply then please call Alex Tresnan, Dan Ashcroft or Tony Whitehead on 0161 830 1830 . Alternatively please forward your updated CV to rn@venngroup.com

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.