Section Planner

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Job Description

Section Planner [Off Track Darlington] – Darlington Park Lane (12 Months Fixed-Term Opportunity)



Darlington, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

About Network Rail

We at network rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain’s best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we’re empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We’re passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here

Brief Description

Using corporate planning processes, systems and databases, undertake the development of detailed, fully resourced and optimised work plans for approval by Section Managers.

Please note that this is a 12 months Fixed-Term opportunity. 

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:

1.     Plan and optimise all agreed work activities for the section.

2.     Accurately update systems, databases and records as required.

3.     Produce Safe System of Work plans.

4.     Submit green zone access and isolation requests.

5.     Produce draft quarterly plans.

6.     Manage weekly Plan-Do-Review meetings.

7.     Represent Section Managers at planning meetings.

8.     Collate and maintain infrastructure maintenance records.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications:


·     Work Plan production and resource optimisation skills

·     Scheduling profile in work planning/scheduling system

·     Core Planning Skills Level 2

·     Knowledge of access and possession processes and systems

·     Safe System of Work Planning Process and System

·     Good interpersonal, communication  and organisational skills



·       Knowledge of maintenance delivery processes and techniques

How to apply (External)

Salary: Circa £25,000

Please note that this is a 12 months Fixed-Term opportunity. 

Closing date: 
1st July 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status
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We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

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