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Job title: Asset Engineer (R&E)
Company: Network Rail
Job description: Network Rail are on a mission. The mission is to become one of Britain’s best employers and believe that starts with our colleagues and customers who we put at the heart of everything we do!
We’re passionate about great service, and ask ourselves; what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? We pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. View our short video on our Putting Passengers and Freight First (PPFF) programme that outlines some key things we are working on as a business.
The Eastern region operates some of the busiest and most congested rail lines in the country, transporting large numbers of commuters to and from busy cities including Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield, Derby, Norwich, York, Cambridge, and London.
Determine renewal requirements and develop allocated Structures engineering renewal and enhancement requirements. Produce specifications and acceptance criteria for Structures engineering works to achieve the required scope and quality in accordance with company engineering policies.
About the role (External)
Role and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Inspect and prioritise renewal proposals for inclusion in the [Discipline] engineering workbank. Provide support to the production and prioritisation of the national business plan.
Develop allocated renewal and enhancement schemes to meet Network Rail’s goals prior to handover to delivery. Following handover, support the development and implementation of projects to confirm the renewal requirements are sufficient, correctly interpreted and any changes agreed. Check that completed schemes are appropriately assessed to determine they meet the project remit.
Specify acceptance criteria for [Discipline] engineering works including design approval, acceptance of equipment and hand back to maintenance as appropriate. Audit acceptance processes are being discharged appropriately.
Work with members of the other asset management teams to review renewal and enhancement proposals to optimise engineering activity across the railway infrastructure system and identify critical technical problems.
Identify issues of national significance and elevate to the national team.
Check that accurate and comprehensive records relating to the existence, configuration and modification history of [Discipline] engineering assets are maintained and that they accurately reflect their current ‘as built’ status.
Participate in investigations of incidents relating to renewals where required.
Carry out Engineering verification activities in support of the national programme.
Carry out asset condition inspections that will inform the [Discipline] asset condition database and the renewals work bank.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject
Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution
Significant [Discipline] engineering experience, particularly related to renewals and enhancements
Holds relevant professional licences and technical qualifications, or capable of achieving within reasonable timescales
Knowledge of policy and standards relating to [Discipline] engineering
Holds valid UK driving licence, or eligible and willing to obtain
Do you have?
Degree in a relevant subject
Incorporated or Chartered Engineer
An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques
Knowledge of investment processes and procedures, including relevant computer systems
Knowledge of project management techniques
How to apply (External)
Salary and benefits:
Salary of £40,107 – £45,120 (Band 4C) depending on skills, qualifications and experience
28 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
My benefits – Our discounted online shopping site
A range of discounted offers including, childcare vouchers, healthcare offers – cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits
Subsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets
A choice of contributory pension schemes
2 weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community
**Please note that the advert closes on Thursday 9th September 2021 and late applications will not be considered **
Oh, and by the way…
We care deeply about welcoming people no matter where they’re from, how old they are or what disability they may have. We encourage applications from every age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender identity, religion, culture, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, maternity or caring responsibility. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you!
We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential skills and experience detailed above. Network Rail positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life. We will consider all flexible working applications.
Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.
If you like the sound of all that, we’d love it if you could submit your application online.
Expected salary: £40107 – 45120 per year
Job date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 03:15:24 GMT
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