Technical Surveyor (Construction & Maintenance)

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name


About Network Rail

Network Railis at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. We're making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. It's a real team effort; One which calls for the collaboration of the industry's finest professionals. We've created a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture - because shared expertise and new perspectives make us stronger. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

Brief Description

Contribute to the management of the Eastern Region property portfolio to deliver optimal rental income, maintenance and repair, and statutory compliance through the safe delivery of planned, cyclical and reactive maintenance, renewals and enhancements. Ensure function is provided with safety co-ordination services.

About the role (External)

Key accountabilities

    Contribute to the maximisation of the income potential of the portfolio through the safe delivery of all construction and maintenance related spend.

      Assist in the undertaking of Network Rail's obligations as a landlord including enforcement of tenants' covenants by monitoring lineside building maintenance activities.Assist in ensuring all properties are maintained so as to minimise risk to Network Rail's operational infrastructure.

        Assist in the undertaking of Network Rail's cyclical maintenance activities ensuring the timely and accurate recording, monitoring and instruction of all Statutory Inspections.

          Assist in the undertaking of all new and up- rated utility connections ensuring the accurate recording, monitoring and liaison with all Utility Companies and the Construction & Maintenance Team. Assist with the implementation of strategies to minimise the time taken for connections from utility providers.

            Assist with Property's compliance with the Asbestos Management Plan (AMP) ensuring all legal requirements relating to Asbestos are discharged.

              Responsible for being central point of contact for contractors on tender distributions and returns, ensuring compliance with central C & P governance.

                Responsible for the provision of all safety co-ordination services for Property providing the compliance monitoring, periodic safety brief, Riddor reporting, Property Induction Safety Brief and review and cascade of Network Rail Company standards and legislative changes.

                  Assist in the management of the portfolio in compliance with statutory legislation, best practice and professional principles.

                    Develop and maintain appropriate liaison with stakeholders, contractors, suppliers and within Network Rail to ensure effective delivery of schemes and management of the portfolio.

                      Provide administrative support to the team including undertaking requests for travel, accommodation, minute taking, diary management, storage and archiving of all Health & Safety files and payment of all invoices. Act as Local Procurement Agent as directed.


                        Educated to A level or equivalent

                          Good negotiation skills

                            Good communication skills

                              Positive and proactive team player

                                IT literate

                                  Understanding of rail industry and rail regulation


                                    Project management, facilities management or construction experience

                                      NEBOSH qualified

                                        Knowledge of statutory and industry requirements for building and construction works including Building Regulations, CDM Regulations.

                                          Training for Tech RICS qualification

                                            Holder of full drivers' licence

                                            How to apply (External)

                                            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 factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

                                            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 benefitsincluding 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 £2,250).

                                            Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

                                            Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: circa £25,000-£28,000

                                            As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

                                            Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

                                            §Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation

                                            §Complete a satisfactory 3 year employment history check

                                            §Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check

                                            For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

                                            Closing date:27th May 2020, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.