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James Norman

James Norman

Senior Trackman/ Lookout

McGinley Support Services

Doncaster

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McGinley Support Services

Senior Trackman/ Lookout

High Output Track Renewals Core Gang, works consisting of preparation, follow up and maintenance work.
Roles in this job include Stressing of newly renewed track, setting up the stress kit and pulling alongside the welders, helping them as needed. Use of abrasive wheels, small tools and small plant to get the job done as effective as possible. In this role I successfully showed numerous examples of thinking on the spot while working under pressure, using my own initiative along with learning from others fast and efficient. I'm also seen as a leader by my ganger, acting as Track Charge Man when our current TCM is not on shift. Organising our gangs van's paperwork/ Driver's log/ services are all part of my role being the main driver.

Career medium 01
Career

Specialist Engineering Services

Senior Trackman

Track renewals and Stressing. Roles similar as mentioned above.

HW Martin

Fence Erector/Ganger

Lead a gang of three, erecting security fencing around railways and accesses to stop the public from trespassing and stealing from the railway. Tasked included organising a gang, managing time sheets, driving, use of power tools and abrasive wheels when needed on the job.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 02

Whitbread

Head Chef (promotion from kitchen assistant during 2011)

Organise and lead a group of four to ten people to get orders from the kitchen out as fast as possible but at the best quality to satisfy the customers. Ordering food, stock control, price negotiation, planning of rota's, meeting health and safety checks and attending head office meetings were all part of my role as Head Chef.

Career

Halfords

Bike Sales Assistant /Mechanic

Sell, Build, Repair bikes for customers. Use of hand tools and working to a time frame where skills learnt from this job.

Assetmcginley

Lookout

100% pass grade.

Intertrain

Track Induction

100% pass grade

Intertrain

PTS AC DCCR

100% pass grade.

University Centre Doncaster

Ba(Hons) Creative Music Technology

Learning technical side of music instruments and equipment, using skills such as electronics, metal work and engineering to help complete assignments. Working individually and as a team.

Education medium 02
Education

Hall Cross

As level, Electronics/ Media Studies

Hall Cross

GCSE

5A, 3B, 1C and 1D.
Electronics
Science
Maths
English
History
Business studies
Sociology
Technology.