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Upstone Materials ERTMS Trainer / Assessor (Freight) in Rugby, United States

ERTMS Trainer / Assessor (Freight)

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Date:12 Feb 2024

Location: Rugby, GB, CV21 1BE

Company: Colas

At Colas Rail, we have over one hundred years of experience in delivering major innovations across our sector. Every day, thousands of train run on tracks built or maintained by Colas Rail. We deliver on the challenges set by a rapidly changing railway environment - constantly seeking to adapt our behaviour and culture to not only meet and exceed the expectations of our customers and stakeholders, but to also continuously develop and support our people.

Purpose of the Role

To manage ERTMS safety critical training and competency within Rail Services. Responsible to the senior freight trainer assessor for ensuring effective implementation of railway group standards and industry codes of practice around the implementation of ERTMS, including strategies and policies significant to the safe operation of all freight. This also includes freight equipment owned by third parties and operated under contract. Responsible for assisting in maintaining the integrity of Colas Rail's ROG compliance. Implement and manage training and competency assessment regime, including risk management and safety performance monitoring. Based out of the Rugby depot.

Person Specifications

Be a widely experienced railway person with an excellent knowledge of freight operation.

Have comprehensive knowledge in rail industry standards relating to ERTMS including operational safety, and Health & Safety legislation.

Hold Trainer, Assessor Qualifications.

Be willing to undertake further training as the post dictates.

Have excellent communication skills and organisational ability.

Have excellent IT skills. Experience in administration organisation.

Hold UK driving licence.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure effective systems are in place to manage freight and artisan’s competencies.

Co-ordinate training and re-certification of artisans and freight Drivers.

Maintain the staff competency data base.

Develop training and assessment documentation.

Assist with Technical, Safety & incident investigations as required.

Analyses, forecast, plan and monitor the competency management system.

Attend meetings as business requirements

Lead and participate in Safety meetings as required.

Ensure compliance with all company standards and procedures

The above does not limit your duties and the Company may require you from time to time to undertake within your capabilities and capacity.

As you will expect the organisation may change from time to time and you will be expected to meet the operational requirements.

Any other reasonable duties as required from time to time.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary

  • 26 days Annual Leave

  • Industry leading Life Assurance

  • Healthcare Cash Plan

  • Wellbeing Employee Assistant Programme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Eye Care Vouchers

  • Long Service Award

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Occupational Health Service

Colas Rail in the United Kingdom hold three core values: Care, Share and Dare. We take care of our employees, always ensuring safety is a top priority and we nurture our collective wellbeing. We share a passion for what we do, celebrate our achievements and value high standards like nowhere else. We dare to take on new challenges; we are one of the international leaders in our industry. We continually innovate and expand in new markets.

We value and encourage diversity in our workforce, regardless of background, disability, age, religion, or gender. As part of our aim to deliver quality services, we are committed to promoting equality and eliminating discrimination. We will create a workforce that is reflective of the communities we work and live in. We are committed to the Disability Confidence Scheme, and as such we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme.