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PTS (Personal Track Safety) Site operative (Civils)


PTS (Personal Track Safety) Site operative (Civils)

Location description

​Primarily Southeast England

Key depots in Eastleigh and Purley


​Full-time (Entry level to experienced)


​Dependent on experience. We provide competitive packages and benefits.


​Railway engineering and construction


  • Construction

  • Civil engineering

  • Rail safety

  • Safety awareness

  • Safety compliance

  • Railroad engineering

  • Rail Transport

  • Rail signalling

​About the Role

You will provide support and lay the groundwork for our signalling specialist teams. This typically includes site clearance, installing cable management systems (CMS) and installing civils foundations and retaining walls.

We are recruiting for entry level operatives through to team leaders, supervisors and managers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Follow on site safety procedures and behaviours.

  • Follow instructions contained in Work Package Plans and Task Briefings

  • Ensure the specified materials are used correctly and construction is in accordance with drawings and in line with site supervisor or engineers’ instruction.

No recruiters and agencies please. We will not engage with any prospective CVs from recruiters or agencies, and we do not require support in this.

​About us

S&T Cover Ltd.


We have recently secured significant long-term contracts and we are rapidly growing and expanding. With this comes growth and development opportunities for all our staff and prospective employees.

Regarded as industry leading in the realm of project and asset management for signalling works, S&T Cover provide competent and reliable signalling staff for signalling installation, signal maintenance testing and signal works testing activities.

Note that we have an approved signalling training facility and can provide relevant training and development as needed.

Core value features include competence, development, assurance, and consistency.

Why work for us?

Industry leading compensation and benefit packages with a positive and engaging work culture. You will contribute to vital British infrastructure projects delivering this under challenging but rewarding conditions.

​About you

​The most important traits we are looking in this role is:

  • A “can do” positive attitude.

  • Safe behaviours

  • Ability to follow instructions and safety rules.

  • Attention to detail and quality work.

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to clearly communicate with the rest of the team

  • Being able to report issues and incidents to ensure corrective and preventative action can be taken

If you have a desire to start specialising in signalling works in the long term that is something we can support through our approved training centre.

Our work takes place on transient work sites on railway sites throughout England. Travelling to work sites will be inherent to this job role.

We're an equal opportunity employer.


Trained PTS (Personal Track Safety) operative preferable

Experienced civil construction operatives can apply and we are happy to provide associated PTS training if needed.

Any other experience and competence related to signalling works will be beneficial but not essential.


Pre employment medical, drug and alcohol screening

BPSSBasic security clearance may be required (to be undertaken as part of the onboarding process).

​To apply for this role, please email


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