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Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.
Scotland's Railway covers a large geographical area from the Borders to Thurso at the far tip of the North East of Scotland, accounting for almost 20 per cent of the UK rail network. We provide rapid access along busy commuter routes to our seven cities, servicing the varied needs of our business and leisure commuter services, including cross border services and rural services. We have up to 50 freight services operating every day and we are steadily building capacity for this to grow.
Our colleagues are encouraged to work flexibly as we know that busy lives dont always fit around a traditional working pattern, if you need flexibility to complete your role (e.g. home working, part time, job share, caring responsibilities, compressed hours work pattern etc.), just let us know and we will do our upmost to help you to invest in your career with us while balancing other aspects of your life.
You will be the responsible Overhead Line Maintenance Engineer for Carstairs and Portobello depots. Managing the delivery of OLE inspection and maintenance tasks, whilst ensuring compliance to standards and working to budget are the key duties of this role. It is important that the successful candidate has good people management and communication skills to lead the organisation.
About the role (External)
Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.
Manage development of individuals and the engagement of the team.
Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.
Identify and implement safety, asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency improvement initiatives.
Manage the inspection and maintenance of assets to standards.
Manage the prioritisation of work and delivery to plan.
Check that safety, assurance, compliance, performance and business processes are followed.
Identify and submit non compliances for approval and take appropriate action where required.
Manage the process to handover and accept back assets being renewed, installed, or modified by projects.
Restore to normal operation after completion of testing/investigation, equipment that has failed, been subject to an allegation or has been renewed as part of a maintenance delivered renewal programme.
Develop and agree annual maintenance, inspection and testing programmes and resource levels.
Develop and authorise quarterly work plans and resource levels.
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
Relevant technical competence
Experience in maintenance management, processes and techniques
Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes
Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures
Knowledge of operational railway environment
Knowledge of other functional disciplines
Local Accident & Incident Investigation
Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills
Membership of professional body
Salary: Starting at £51,156 and rising to £57,551 per annum
Closing date: 11-08-2021.
Please get your application in as soon as possible, we may close the advert before the listed closing date if we receive enough applications. Late applications will not be accepted.
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