Asset Engineer [Structures]

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name

Southern Region

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Brief Description

Apply the structures asset management processes for a structure's management area, based on condition, value and sustainable delivery of regulatory and corporate targets. Manage the inspection, examination, assessment and monitoring of structures assets.Provide engineering expertise on structures matters to the Building & Civils Asset Management team and to other functions and departments.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities

1.Schedule examinations, inspections, monitoring and assessment of structures assets and the evaluation of the reports in accordance with functional policy, systems and standards.Implement mitigation measures where proposed management actions are deferred.

2.Specify and prioritise actions to address defects, comments and other issues raised in the reports, in accordance with standards and functional policy, for inclusion in work plans.Oversee the development, implementation and handover of prioritised work items to realise the required outputs.Produce route specific and asset type management regimes, and progress mitigations if items are deferred.

3.Undertake engineering analysis and risk assessments of assets or asset components to support the asset management process and scheme development, including business cases and whole life cost analysis.

4.Monitor and evaluate asset condition and capability trend data, and failure precursors to inform examination, maintenance, strengthening, risk mitigation and renewal plans to efficiently achieve corporate objectives.

5.Provide support to the specification and development of enhancement schemes and manage the interface with network capability programmes.

6.Liaise with the central structures team to develop and disseminate consistent best practice and in the review and development of functional policy and standards.

7.Determine mitigation actions necessary to reduce the impact of adverse weather on the performance of structures assets.

8.Maintain structures asset data and information within the company systems and processes.

9.Support the review and development of national standards relating to structures Asset Management.

10.Support initiatives to develop the buildings & civils strategic direction and input to the CP5 bid process in the route and supporting negotiations with regulatory bodies.

11.Provide engineering support and participate in investigations of incidents relating to structures.

12.Review proposals from other disciplines or external organisations that could impact on the route structures assets and/or programmes of work to identify potential synergies or conflicts.

13.Support the process for the review and approval of abnormal vehicular and rail loads.

14.Control the technical development of projects, ascertaining that renewal requirements are sufficient, correctly interpreted and any changes are agreed with Route Asset Manager.Assist with the approval in principle of designs and manage acceptance of detailed design certification.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Substantial relevant experience in structures or civil engineering

  • A sound knowledge of structures engineering policies and standards

  • Knowledge of Structures Assessment

  • An understanding of safety management systems and risk assessment techniques

  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional institution


  • Degree in a relevant subject

  • Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer

  • Member of a relevant professional institution.

How to apply (External)

Salary: ££40,107-£45,120
Closing date: 10 Aug 2020 . Late applications will not be accepted.
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This is a fixed term opportunity for 12 months with the possibility to be extended.

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