Project Engineer - Signalling
Capital Delivery Southern
About Network Rail
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Based in London James Forbes House, we are recruiting for a Project Engineer [Signalling] to join the Capital Delivery Kent & Sussex Team.
The ideal candidate should have a good understanding of Railway System Engineering, but hold an engineering competence as a Project Engineer (Signalling).
- You will monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors, providing project management advice in respect of all construction activities, including testing and commissioning and site supervision.
- You will have the ability to manage elements of relevant projects to meet the requirements of current legislation, including construction design management regulations.
- An ability to arrange an audit of contractors will be required to monitor safety, environment and quality of design, construction and testing.
About the role (External)
- Implement Network Rail systems and procedures to deliver a cost effective, high quality and safe approach to design, construction, commissioning and other technical activities on relevant projects. Review all relevant legislation and liaise with relevant governmental departments.
- Apply engineering controls and procedures to all projects and check whether all design and construction contracts include reference to appropriate Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards applicable to their discipline.
- Maintain the use of relevant techniques and procedures of quantified and qualitative risk assessment and HAZOP analysis to all projects and check whether the environmental aspects of all projects are managed in accordance with Network Rail Environmental Policy.
- Monitor all projects for compliance with Railway Group and Network Rail Company standards and Network Rail project control procedures.
- Monitor design and specialist consultants and contractors.
- Advise project and programme management in respect of all construction activities, testing and commissioning, and site supervision. Monitor whether the design and construction elements meet the requirements of legislation, including construction design management (CDM) regulations.
- Ensure contractors design, construction and specialist personnel are competent.
- Undertake reviews of design and construction activities. Arrange audits of contractors to monitor whether safety and quality of design, construction testing and commissioning and management systems are adequate.
- Undertake the duties of Designated Project Engineer in accordance with NR/L2/INI/02009.
- Identify and share best practice across the various project teams.
- Experience in technical and practical application of the Signalling Engineering discipline within railway design and construction projects across multi-disciplinary areas
- Technical qualifications to at least HND level or equivalent
- Membership of a relevant professional institution
- Knowledge of structuring safety cases in support of projects
- Knowledge of safety management and quality assurance
- Understanding of the arrangements required for the independent assessment of design
- Experience of engineering safety management, including CSM and CDM
- 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.
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 per annum plus £3,200 Location Allowance
27 July 2020. Late applications will not be considered.
We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes