Senior Asset Engineer [Buildings Services]

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


Romford, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

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.

Brief Description

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 our team, you'll be responsible for leading and managing the maintenance and renewal of the route operational property building services and depot plant assets to deliver Network Rail's goals. You'll provide engineering expertise on building services maintenance and renewal matters.

About the role (External)

Your days will be varied, but you can expect to be involved with activities such as:

  • Make recommendations for repair and renewal works and assist with the management of prioritised route maintenance and renewal workbanks and plans. Determine asset condition to identify and validate renewal proposals.
  • Own the production of maintenance and renewal remits and their inclusion in the workbank. Lead all aspects of the development and implementation of schemes to verify whether requirements are sufficient, accurately interpreted and delivered. Specify and supervise the implementation of control measures where proposed works are deferred.
  • Act as sponsor for sophisticated and specialist maintenance and all renewal schemes. Discharge all sponsor's accountabilities in accordance with corporate policy.
  • Own the engineering analysis during the early development phase, remaining compliant at all times. Develop business cases for maintenance and renewal schemes, where appropriate.
  • Lead the review of proposals from other asset groups or external organisations that impact on maintenance or renewal activity, identify potential alliances and develop optimised plans as applicable.
  • Observe trends in all work aspects, asset condition, failure and failure precursors. Prove that appropriate action is specified to predict and prevent similar failures.
  • Provide engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to building services and plant maintenance and renewals.
  • Lead and handle the reporting of tenant lease non-compliance and the monitoring of tenant dilapidations.
  • Develop and implement processes to maintain records relating to the existence, configuration, modification history of building services and plant assets.

We're looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Incorporated Engineer
  • Membership of relevant professional institution
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject
  • Substantial validated experience of operational property engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of policies and standards relating to operational property

Whilst it's not crucial, we'd love if you can demonstrate:

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Member of relevant professional body
  • Broad understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques

How to apply (External)

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.

We follow a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: Band 3C, £51,156 - £57,551. Closing date: 27-May-2020.