EMMIS Controller- Ashford Kent IECC

Job Type:Full Time


Ashford, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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Brief Description

To operate and monitor the traction and signalling power supply system and auxiliary system to establish adequate security of supply is maintained, consistent with operating requirements, safety instructions and procedures.

About the role (External)

1.To operate the Electrical Mechanical and Management Information Systems (EMMIS) equipment to maintain traction, signalling and other auxiliary electrical supplies.Compile documentation for all planned and emergency isolations.

2.Initiate the emergency isolation procedure as required, to make the electrical system safe.

3.Keep relevant personnel advised and updated on operating service information, to facilitate a high standard of train performance.Log and codify all faults and failures, whether advised automatically (by the equipment), verbally or by written report.

4.Manage the Engineering Arrangements Management system (EAMS) data transfer process, loading data into the Railway Control Centre (RCC).

5.Monitor, operate and react to issues arising on the Ventilation Control System workstation.

6.Direct, advise, and monitor the Infrastructure Maintainers response to each fault and failure.

7.Monitor and action EMMIS and Ventilation Control System (VCS) safety and other alarms and respond as laid down by the regulations and procedures.

8.Carry out high voltage switching and provide a safe isolation of plant for maintenance and / or testing purposes in compliance with the relevant regulations including acting as UK Power Networks AP with the minimum of disruption to services.


    Educated to GCSE standard and able to communicate clearly, written and oral

      Able to react to emergency situations safely and effectively

        Professional approach, focused on Safety, Business and Performance Improvement

          Effective interpersonal and communication skills

            Flexible and willing to undertake a variety of tasks at a range of locations

              Relevant experience in railway or similar environment

                ONC or equivalent in an electrical discipline


                  Knowledge of working in an electrical switching environment

                    Some knowledge of railway operations

                      Qualified knowledge of railway operations

                        IT skills

                        How to apply (External)

                        Salary: £46,569
                        Closing date: 29th May 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
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