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As lockdown restrictions ease and we start to consider travelling again, the future of cross-Channel operator Eurostar remains uncertain.
Eurostar is seeking financial support from the UK Government, citing higher access charges here as a reason.
The French Government has pledged to provide support for the operator, while £200 million has been provided by one of its shareholders, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Registered in the UK and supporting 3,000 jobs either with the business or in the supply chain, the company is, however, 55% owned by SNCF (French state rail), 40% by CDPQ/Hermes and 5% by SNCB (Belgian state railways).
So: Should the UK Government provide financial assistance to Eurostar?

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Site Manager - Rail and Construction

  • Job added:   2 April 2021
  • Salary:   £40000 - £45000/annum Package
  • Location:   Surrey
  • County:   Surrey
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   213476516
  • Company:   CV-Library
LabourBase Solutions are currently sourcing a Site Manager to join a leading rail and construction contractor with works based in the Farnham and Milton Keynes. The works are varied and will consist mainly of Construction and civil engineering related projects across the rail infrastructure. This role would be suited to someone with a Civil Engineering background / education, and someone with a an understanding of the technical requirements of a civil engineering project within a rail environment.

The role:

* Overall Site Management responsibilities of a number of rail sites across the Kent and then on to Milton Keynes

* Liaising with site engineers and project managers to raise technical queries

* Completing site safety audits where required

* Management of sub-contractors

* Reading drawings and ensuring that works are completed as per the design requirements set out

* Ensuring commercial reporting is completed, working with the commercial team

* Assisting with commercial, planning and design functions where required

Candidate requirements:

* Over 5 years experience in a similar role, ideally as a Site Manager or Sub Agent

* Civil Engineering background and academic qualifications in this area would be advantageous

* Excellent understanding of construction and civil engineering principles

* Able to demonstrate a good understanding of Network Rail policies and standards

* SMSTS

* PTS

Package:

* Competitive basic salary, negotiable DOE

* Company vehicle options available

* Continued work for the foreseeable

* Career development opportunities

If you are an experienced Site Manager and meet the criteria above, please get in touch.

Reference ID: LBS-FN-SITEMAN

Expected Start Date: 12/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£45,000.00 per year

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