Maintenance Patroller

  • Job Reference: 00003998-1
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Trackwork Ltd
  • Location: Tonbridge, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Since formation in 1976 Trackwork has developed to become one of the UK’s leading providers of construction and engineering services to the rail network.

Trackwork is a manufacturer of permanent way materials and this combined with our extensive track installation expertise, our experienced workforce and our fleet of road rail vehicles allows us to deliver contracts safely, on time and cost effectively. We have a reputation for innovation and a drive to grow the business.

We are now looking for Maintenance Patroller’s to work across NR Wessex Region, supporting London Area and Sussex Region.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day compliance with and management and briefing of routine health, safety and environmental matters (ensuring correct PPE, storage of materials, safe usage and security of plant, conformance to Work Package Plans, Task Briefings, Risk Assessments and Safe System of Work Plans etc).
  • Ensure that they as an individual and the people that they are responsible for hold valid competencies to undertake the works that they have been asked to complete.
  • Day to day management of track inspection and maintenance; ensuring conformance to relevant standards, specifications and client expectations.
  • Day to day supervision of assistant patroller(s).
  • Day to day site liaison with customer and third parties regarding job requirements and informing line manager of developments / changes.
  • Day to day application of a safe system of work including completion of all necessary Trackwork and client documentation.
  • Prepare and return to HQ weekly paperwork e.g. Time-sheets, Inspection reports, UNR reports, Day work, Call out paperwork, Pre planned works and work permits etc.
  • Reporting of injury and environmental incidents and near misses to line manager, entering details in accident book and preparation of initial records where appropriate.
  • Check, accept and sign for material deliveries, recording omissions or sub-standard materials and feeding information back to your line manager.
  • Accept, check and return plant deliveries, reporting damage to line manager and recording details on delivery/off hire ticket.
  • Record details of delays / additional work etc, obtain client approval signature and inform line manager.
  • Provide 24/7 on call support in line with the supplied roster and client response times


  • Track Induction, PTS AC, DCCR, OLEC 1 and Site Warden competencies
  • Supervision experience
  • Driving licence is essential
  • Flexible

We are an equal opportunities employer.  Our policy is to recruit a diverse workforce and follow the guidelines of the Equality Act.