Asset Engineer (Compliance)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in our 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 part of Network Operations, the Route Asset Management (RAM) Structures team assess our asset management specifications and engineering competencies required to maintain, renew, and improve the railway network. By joining us you will be responsible for delivering the high-performance levels that the public relies upon. You will make the engineering decisions as cost effectively as possible to satisfy the needs of the customer and the business. Without you we cannot meet our vision of engineering quality for Britain's railway.

Brief Description

Your role as an Asset Engineer (Compliance) will help assess the requirements needed for the delivery of operation, maintenance and renewal of our structure assets. It isn't easy understanding these components and how these can be implemented in an efficient, safe way.

Primarily your key accountabilities within the RAM Structures team will be to:

1.Support the monitoring of civil compliance indicators to assess compliance to civil engineering standards and initiate follow up actions.

2.Contribute to development of national standards, procedures and training modules.

3.Provide input to the selection of audit topics and creation of audit rationale.

4.Manage the development of audit plans for key asset management activities within civil engineering.

5.Provide input to the development of the national framework for civil assurance.

6.Identify non-compliances against civil standards and engage stakeholders in formulating corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

7.Input to investigations into failures that affect the safety and condition of assets.Assist with the management of actions to mitigate the risks of recurrence.

8.Provide technical advice on standards and procedures to other members of the RAM Structures team

9.Input to the development of data analysis work to establish emerging trends in lead indicators as precursor to asset failure.Undertake subsequent analysis work.

10.Manage the tracking of all route specific safety recommendations arising from internal and external incident investigations.

About the role

This work ensures we are aligned with company standards to ensure a safe, reliable railway for the public. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to support various projects relating to the maintainability of the assets and systems, giving you the chance to expand your knowledge and grow as an engineer.

Ask yourself these questions. If you can answer "yes" to most of these, we want you to join our team. We can offer you all the mentoring and investment to advance your career coupled with various benefits and a chance to take pride in your work knowing you are contributing to a better railway for a better Britain.

  • Are you an HNC/HND educated civil or structural engineer?
  • Do you possess a keen knowledge of structures and civil engineering?
  • Are you proficient in the interrogation of data and able to identify trends within them?
  • Are you knowledgeable about asset management and the essential requirements for managing key railway infrastructure?
  • Would you take pride in the advice you provide, striving to improve our technical ability that we offer to our colleagues?
  • Are you happy to lead your own workstream and take ownership of the assurance?

How to apply

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. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

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 £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).

We follow a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £39,514 - 44,453.

Network Rail 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 this, in accordance with the UK Government we need to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 13-Nov-2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.