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Working COSS Ganger

  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Sector: Rail
  • Position: Supervisor
  • Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Holidays, Van, Fuel, Phone
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: COSS_1560176139
Job description

PSR solutions are immediately recruiting for working COSS' with a Civils background for projects running from Reading to Swindon. You will be working for a leading Rail contractor in the role of a Working COSS Ganger.

These are extremely busy sites, so previous experience is essential for this role. You will need a valid PTS card with Industry Common Induction (ICI), PPE and previous experience in similar roles and provide quality working references.

What you'll be doing

As a Working COSS, you will:
  • Ensure any issues/changes are communicated to the General Foreman/Agent.
  • Ensure labour and plant allowances are understood by all on site.
  • Ensure site operations run to programme.
  • Feedback to the General Foreman all progress being made and any arising issues.
  • Monitor performance against production targets.
  • Work with the General Foreman to off and on hire plant for individual schemes.
  • Maintain all site plant & labour records.


To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Personal Track Safety.
  • Good teamwork & interpersonal skills.
  • COSS competency
  • General building/Civils' experience.
  • Full UK driving license.


As this work is on a reactive maintenance contract, you must live close to the stated line of works.

You will be working 42.5 hours per week with optional overtime at a premium rate, and will hold employee benefits including:
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Company Van
  • Fuel Card
  • Company Mobile Phone
  • Pension


If you're interested in this role, please call Toby at PSR Solutions, details can be found on the PSR Solutions website.
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