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Department NameOZ Route Structures Engineer Central (542935) G2
About Network Rail
Network Rail operates and maintains the railway infrastructure 24/7 365 days a year.
You will be part of the North West & Central (NW&C) Region which consists of three routes:
- North West Route, covering Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cumbria.
- Central Route, covering the West Midlands and Chiltern areas.
- West Coast Mainline South Route*, covering the West Coast main line south of Crewe to London Euston.
We are looking for hardworking people from all backgrounds to join our journey and move us forward by having a rewarding career, the right lifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work - we will!
The Central route team manage all the structural assets that contribute to making the railway an efficient and safe transport system to support the UK economy and provide the service passengers and freight hauliers expect.
This is a challenging and rewarding environment for engineers where you will contribute to a successful modern and complex railway system by maintaining and enhancing embankments, cuttings, bridges, tunnels, sea defences, retaining walls, stations and depots. Balancing the needs of the modern complex railway alongside our heritage responsibilities and stakeholder constraints.
This requires innovation as well as an understanding of traditional engineering and structure materials. Critical to success is enhancing resilience of the assets to the impacts of climate change and ensuring a long-term sustainable approach.
You will manage and direct the development and implementation of the structures route asset management plans for those assets within a defined geography.Manage the production of specifications and acceptance criteria for structures works for all aspects of investment to achieve the required scope and quality in accordance with regional and national asset policies.Provide a comprehensive route-based structures support service to Maintenance, focussed on specified delivery units.
About the role (External)
delivery of the route assurance, verification and audit programmes. Lead and conduct
investigations into significant failures that affect the safety and condition of assets.
Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications
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.
We will endeavour to provide a gender diverse interview panel wherever possible.
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 commitmentpersonal commitment to safety in their application.
A career with Network Rail is a journey and we will do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you'll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, the potential to top up your competitive salary with a bonus and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,750). What's more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more athttps://www.networkrail.co.uk/careers/life-at-network-rail/
We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £78,575 - £88,397 per annum. You will also be eligible for car allowance of £6,000 per year.
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 checkFor more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information. Closing date: 20th of January 2021. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.