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Job Title: Assistant Possession Planner

Contract Dates: ASAP – 05/04/24

Location: Newport, South Wales. Working on Core Valley Lines Project.


We are looking for an Assistant Possession Planner with previous rail experience. Must be familiar with the 019 process for requesting SSOW packs to work on a 6 week contract in various areas in wales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for production of project safe system of work packs to time and budget

  • Ensure the safety culture is authentic zero accident/ incident

  • Plan safe systems of work for nominated projects with appropriate safety and performance measures applied, with required timescales

  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of SSOW plans

  • Produce plans complaint with operational standards, rules, and procedures

  • Attend site to identify risks/ hazards, enabling production of robust SSOW plans

  • Book track access as required through network rails green zone access process

  • Ensure appropriate protection staff and equipment are booked / confirmed within timescales

  • Ensure appropriate risk assessments are carried out prior to issue of SSOW plans

  • Assist in resolving track access conflicts to deliver the siemens plans, whilst minimising commercial risks

  • Identify risks associated with work on or near the line and put in place mitigation measures

  • Deliver safe and efficient engineering access, whilst maximising access opportunities

  • Develop effective working relationships with siemens, delivery partners, and key stakeholders

  • Support/ assist the head of infrastructure access as necessary with siemens business requirements

  • Maintain and hold appropriate licence for the activities carried out


  • SSOW Competency

  • PTS Holder

If you are interested in the above, please apply with an up to date CV to be considered.