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Controller of Site Safety (COSS)

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced COSS (Controller of Site Safety) to join our team in Sheffield.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the safety of all site personnel and the public while work is being carried out on the railway.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and enforce safety procedures and policies on site

  • Conduct risk assessments and implement measures to mitigate identified risks

  • Liaise with site managers and supervisors to ensure that all work is carried out safely and in accordance with industry regulations

  • Oversee the safe movement of plant, vehicles, and personnel on site

  • Coordinate emergency procedures in the event of an incident

  • Monitor and report on safety performance and recommend improvements

  • Ensure that all site personnel are trained and competent in their roles

  • Maintain accurate safety documentation and records


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a COSS role within the rail industry

  • Hold a valid COSS qualification

  • PTS

  • Good knowledge of rail industry regulations and safety procedures

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and make sound decisions in high-stress situations

If you are an experienced COSS looking for a new challenge, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications.

Desirable Skills;



  • IPAF

  • First Aid



  • A collaborative and friendly working culture

  • 25 days holiday + Statutory Bank Holidays

  • Company Sick Pay

  • Training & Development opportunities

  • Paid Volunteer Days

  • Annual Flu Jabs

  • Employee Assistance Programmes for advice and counselling

  • Company Pension and Death in Service scheme

Please contact Lewis for more information on 01772 208 967 or email your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Location: Sheffield, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Lewis Jackson
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-01-18 13:49:06 -

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