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Possession Planner

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

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 throughout 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.