Casual POS/Crane Controller

Kings Norton

up to £28.83 per hour

Closes 03/02/2023

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Story Plant values its people and rewards success. We provide quality operated plant to several rail and construction businesses and are in a strong growth phase currently. We are proud of our reputation looking after our people and customers.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced POS/Crane Controller to join our highly successful team in Birmingham. You will be dedicated to and play a pivotal role in the success and growth of the department. This is a superb role opportunity for the successful candidate to grow their career, development, and experiences in an exciting Industry.

The Role

As a POS/Crane Controller, you will be responsible for ensuring a safe system of work is in place whilst machines are operating. You will help maintain exclusion zones around plant to enable them to carry out work safely, following all relevant codes of practice and sentinel rules whilst being the main point of contact for the client. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Adhering to all site H&S standards and codes of practice  
  • Ensuring all sentinel safety rules and regulations are being adhered to  
  • Ensuring the correct PPE is always worn and used including correct sponsorship worn 
  • Attending site white board meetings as and when required 
  • Assisting the Senior POS planner by undertaking site visits for OTP creation when required 
  • Checking that duplex communications work before undertaking any work and are in good order throughout the shift   
  • Checking all plant and attachment certification is in date and confirm with operator it’s in good working order  
  • Completing all relevant paperwork before commencing with works   
  • Briefing the operator on the content of the lift plan and make sure it is followed correctly  
  • Be willing to upskill to become a lift planner if competence not held 
  • Reporting any on site issues to the POS Planner/ON Call manager   
  • Checking and confirm the worksite possession arrangements are in place and suitable  
  • Checking and confirming any S&C is set correct before the machine travels over it and ensure Points safety equipment is utilised within the worksite 
  • Providing guidance, support and technical advice to the customer and colleagues (where appropriate) ensuring that needs are met  
  • Returning OTP and Lift plans to the Senior POS planner for audit purposes  
  • Any other responsibilities as requested by the line manager 

The ideal candidate

As the ideal candidate, you will need:

  • Personal Track Safety certification  
  • Experience of working in the rail industry  
  • COSS certification for at least 2 years  
  • To be slinger certified (sentinel)  
  • Excellent attention to detail  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills   
  • Experience of adhering to H&S regulations, codes of practice (NWR) and sentinel rules  
  • MC-CC competence required

This is an excellent role for a POS/Crane Controller who has initiative and can work as part of a team, or unsupervised. If this sounds like the role for you, click Apply Now

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