Track Maintenance Engineer

Job Type:Full Time


, GB

Department Name

HR Business Partner - Wessex (109009) G5

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 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 Operations plans, operates and maintains the railway day-to-day. Our business units - 'routes' - work closely with our customers, and are accountable for improving customer service, safety, and performance, as well as providing a value for money railway.

Brief Description

We are currently recruiting 3x TME either based at, Eastleigh, Basingstoke or Bournemouth to lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance delivery team in the inspection and maintenance of functional assets to standards and within budget.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

1.Lead and direct the Infrastructure Maintenance team to achieve business and functional objectives and meet key performance measures.

2.Manage development of individuals and the engagement of the team.

3.Manage the arrangements for staff safety and competence.

4.Identify and implement safety, asset performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency improvement initiatives.

5.Manage the inspection and maintenance of assets to standards.

6.Manage the prioritisation of work and delivery to plan.

7.Check that safety, assurance, compliance, performance and business processes are followed.

8.Identify and submit non compliances for approval and take appropriate action where required.

9.Manage the process to handover and accept back assets being renewed, installed, or modified by projects.

10.Restore to normal operation after completion of testing/investigation, equipment that has failed, been subject to an allegation or has been renewed as part of a maintenance delivered renewal


11.Develop and agree annual maintenance, inspection and testing programmes and resource levels.

12.Develop and authorise quarterly work plans and resource levels.

13.Identify and propose asset renewals.

14.Review and approve method statements and/or plans for design and/or work activities as required.

15.Undertake investigations and report on accidents/incidents.

16.Undertake an agreed programme of safety tours, staff surveillance, work quality and asset condition checks.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


    Relevant technical competence

      Experience in maintenance management, processes and techniques

        Knowledge of safety and compliance management processes

          Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

            Knowledge of operational railway environment

              Knowledge of other functional disciplines

                IRSE Licence holder (Signalling only)

                  Local Accident & Incident Investigation

                    Good interpersonal, influencing, communication and organisation skills


                      Incorporated Engineer

                        Membership of professional body

                        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 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.

                        Safe behaviour is a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should be able to demonstrate their awareness of our safety vision.

                        Click 'apply' and login to Employee Self Service to submit your CV.If you do not have an Oracle account, email your CV to quoting the IRC number of the vacancy.

                        Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the pay range advertised.

                        This vacancy is band 3c, salary: £51,156 - £63,945.

                        Closing date: 03rd June 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

                        For further information please contact Andy Malcolm on 07515 627 077.

                        What can we offer you….?

                        At Network Rail, you have the chance to develop a long, rewarding career. There are many different career paths - and many opportunities to fulfil your potential. After all, we believe that investing in our people via training and development is one of the most effective ways of improving the safety, reliability and efficiency of the railways. You can expect competitive pay, a bonus scheme and a choice of contributory pension schemes. We also offer a generous annual leave package, plus up to 75% discount on season rail tickets.