Asset Engineer (R&E) [Signalling Level Crossings]

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail are 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.

Our Route Asset Management (RAM) team assesses our asset management specifications and engineering proficiencies 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 efficiently as possible to satisfy the needs of the customer and the business.

As a Signalling Asset Engineer within the Anglia RAM Track team you will work closely with the Senior Asset Engineers covering a number safety and business critical activities:

  • Assist in providing assurance as to whether signalling engineering maintenance regimes for specific routes are being followed within company policies, standards and specifications. This will be in the form of signalling technical audits and on-site verification checks.
  • Support the provision of technical briefings associated with all signalling activities, including ongoing mentoring of S&T staff to ensure they understand new S&T standards, specifications, etc.
  • Monitor the technical competence of signalling Engineering teams and staff across the Route.
  • Review and comment on derogation and non-compliance applications to signalling related standards.

Brief Description

You will therefore need to have experience in managing the signalling activities.

You'll be given many opportunities to develop your skills as an engineer and be mentored by a diverse, successful team to help you progress your career. You can be proud knowing the vital work you will complete will allow you to make a difference to the journey of thousands of people every single day.

About the role

If you can answer "yes" to these questions, we want you in our team.

  • Are you an HNC/HND educated engineer with a dedication to safety?
  • Can you expertly guide on signalling engineering?
  • Will you be passionate about using your experience to find innovative ways to manage our assets?
  • Can you comfortably assess our risks and devise solutions to multi-faceted problems?

How to apply

Network Rail encourages 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 relevant 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 the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal dedication 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: £40,107 - 45,120.

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