Project Engineer [Telecoms]
Southern Region - Signalling
About Network Rail
Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britains railway. From Crossrail Europes largest civil engineering project to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.
As Project Engineer Telecommunications you will work as part of a multi discipline engineering team to deliver projects across the Southern Capital portfolio.
Based in Croydon Carolyn House, the job will involve managing design and/or construction activities for allocated projects. You will ensure compliance to the requirements of the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP), relevant legislation, Group and company standards, and Network Rail procedures on allocated projects and within the IPSS programme.
You will also be responsible for liaising with CREs and Projects managers along with other internal and external stakeholders.
About the role (External)
Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to maintain a cost effective, high quality, safe and environmentally responsible approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects, compliant with all relevant legislation. Liaise with regulators and others as appropriate.
Monitor specific projects managed by Infrastructure Investment so that they are engineered to the standards and specification of Network Rail, allocated design and construction contracts include reference to and are compliant with appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards, formal specifications and procedures.
Manage all engineering activities so that they result in schemes that are affordable and meet programme requirements in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for time, cost and quality.
Maintain the use of relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to allocated projects and manage the environmental aspects of allocated projects in accordance with Network Rails environmental policy.
Monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors.
Provide project management advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision. Manage so that the design and/or construction elements of relevant projects meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.
Monitor so that the contractors design/construction/specialists personnel are competent.
Undertake reviews of design and/or construction activities. Arrange audits of contractors monitoring safety, environment and quality of design, construction, testing and commissioning and management systems is adequate.
Carry out the duties of designated project engineer (DPE) for specific projects.
Identify and share best practice across the various project teams.
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
Do you meet the following criteria?
Successful relevant experience in engineering disciplines, ideally with involvement in construction and design projects across multi discipline areas.
Technical qualifications to HNC/HND or equivalent GNVQ level.
Knowledge of quality assurance.
An understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of work.
CDM, risk assessment, auditing internal and external competency.
CITB CSCS scheme.
Membership of a relevant professional body with chartered status and/or educated to degree level.
Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects.
An appreciation of environmental issues in engineering works.
Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
Project safety management experience
Yellow book course.
The Job will be Telecommunications specific; relevant experience of telecommunications ideally in the Railway industry is required.
The applicant will be required to work across a number of projects, which may include Victoria phases 3, 4, 5 as well as other projects in the portfolio and should have knowledge of relevant standards, particularly including NR/L2/INI/02009.
The Job will be based initially in Croydon, however the applicant may be required to work across and support projects based from other locations. This will include regular visits to site locations across the Southern Capital Delivery portfolio as well as limited nights and weekend working as required.
How to apply (External)
Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range:
Salary £40,107 - £45,120.
Closing date: 03.07.20. Late applications will not be accepted.
We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes