Quadrant Scheduler

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Service Delivery

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Service Delivery

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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that manages and improves one of the busiest motorways in Europe – the M25.

We are looking for a QUADRANT SCHEDULER to join us to work in London.

Role Purpose:

  • To assist in the safe and efficient programming of all Maintenance, Incident Support and Emergency Response activities on the M25 DBFO Network. Provide technical and administrative support to the O&M Manager in the effective management of all operations in the quadrant.

What you’ll be doing

You will have the following accountabilities:

  • Responsible for efficient programming of all works in quadrant – producing quadrant plan
  • Working with the O&M Manager to continually adjust and refine short-term programme to ensure all KPIs (Cat1, Cat 2 defects, and compliance with Environmental Protection Act) and planned preventative maintenance for highways and structures are met
  • Maximising utilisation of direct labour, identifying potential shortfalls and mitigation. Raising SCIs as required
  • Managing rota and liaising with Shift Managers to ensure that all shifts are adequately staffed
  • Maximising efficient use of plant and materials and identifying shortfalls. Hiring and off-hiring plant and ordering materials/maintaining stock as required minimising wastage and spending
  • Ensure all road space is booked and used efficiently through co-ordination with other internal and external works
  • Assist O&M Manager with detailed resource planning, including people, plant and materials
  • Processing weekly and monthly timesheets, ensuring that Shift Managers have correctly allocated all costs

Who we’re looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

  • CSCS card holder Site Visitor/Operative
  • Previous experience in highway maintenance or regulated sectors (eg rail/utilities)
  • Knowledge and experience of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality standards within a highways context
  • Current UK driving license
  • Previous experience of working in an operational depot environment
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project (or similar)
  • Experience of purchasing and / or storekeeping
  • Experience of planning shift rotas

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Previous experience in a similar role containing most of the responsibilities listed above
  • Knowledge and experience of traffic management on high speed roads
  • Working knowledge of highways maintenance activities, traffic management and incident management
  • Working knowledge of Highways England Schedule Roadworks (SRW) system and Connect Plus Services Network Occupancy Management (NOMS) system