Asset Engineer (Support)- James Forbes House
About Network Rail
The Electrification and Plant Route Asset Management team are responsible for the asset management of all the assets associated with Network Rails high voltage traction power systems and associated contact system assets together with the provision of operational power supplies and other ancillary electrical assets in the South East part ofthe network.
As an Asset Engineer (Support), within the Electrification & Plant (E&P) RAM team you will be responsible for providing E&P asset management and engineering support service to the Route Asset Manager (RAM), route maintenance teams and relevant project teams in a range of E&P assets as directed by the Senior Asset Engineer (Support).
The Electrification & Plant asset group includes; HV Distribution Systems, LV Traction and LV Power Systems, ContactSystems assets (including Overhead Line and Third Rail) and Fixed Plant (including Lighting, Pumps, Rail Heating).
About the role (External)
Key Accountabilities of the role include:
Assist in providing assurance as to whether E&P engineering maintenance regimes for specific routes are being followed in accordance with company policies, standards and specifications.
Support the provision of an E&P engineering support service focussed on specified routes, but also supporting other routes when required.
Support the provision of technical briefings associated with E&P to engineers in specified delivery units in order that the purpose, as well as the content of standards, specification, etc. is understood.
Review and comment on derogation and non-compliance applications to E&P related standards.
Support the provision of advice and guidance to the delivery unit engineers inthe production of business focussed renewals proposals.
Support the provision of E&P engineering input to the implementation of the maintenance audit programme.
HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in arelevant subject
Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution
Experience in E&P engineering
An understanding of the maintenance of E&P assets
Knowledge of the relevant technical, safety and performance standards
Holds valid UK driving licence, or eligible and willing to obtain
Degree in a relevant subject
Incorporated or Chartered Engineer
Understanding and experience of railway infrastructure maintenance
Experience of undertaking engineering assurance activities, including competence assessments
Knowledge of Asset Management technique.
How to apply (External)
Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.
Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).
Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
As an arms length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;
- Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation
- Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check
- Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check
For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks
Salary range £40,107 - £45,120 dependent on experience, plus London weighting.
18th February 2020, late applications will not be accepted. Please note this is also being advertised internally. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.